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BuddeComm Intelligence Report - Cloud Technology Trends and Statistics 2015


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Cloud computing has become one of the fastest growing areas for the IT sector and cloud computing solutions are being adopted by enterprises; government and consumers alike. In 2015 cloud computing has become almost main-stream, with the majority of large enterprises adopting various solutions. Small and medium-sized businesses still largely need to start on the road to cloud computing while close to 90% of larger businesses in developed economies have already embraced it. Few people realise the enormous impact that cloud computing is already making.

The leading cloud technology vendors are now looking towards new markets to apply their technology. Boosting government uptake of cloud solutions, the emerging markets (particularly China) and mobile cloud computing are all key areas of interest to the major players.

Cloud security and privacy are still issues which require scrutiny and there are growing concerns about data ownership.

This BuddeComm Intelligence report explores some of the key issues and trends surrounding cloud computing. It provides key global statistics and recent developments.

Latest developments:

Safety and security concerns are leading towards companies taking a multi-cloud approach and using two or more cloud solutions in order to minimise risk if one of the services becomes compromised in any way; Cloud TV developments continue with the 2015 release of Sony's Vue Cloud TV offering; China offers a significant opportunity for future cloud growth with the market expanding by around 30% a year; Mobile cloud computing requires the development of more sophisticated applications.


1. Synopsis
2. The cloud computing revolution
2.1 As-a-Service offerings and statistics
2.2 Off-premises cloud data centres
3. Cloud computing for government
3.1 Governments around the world adopting cloud services (g-clouds)
4. Cloud computing for enterprise
5. The complexities of cloud computing
5.1 Information technology
5.2 Cloud security
6. Unified Communications (UC) and the cloud
6.1 Early days
6.2 UC&C today
7. Cloud computing market statistics
8. How to manage and secure big data
9. Cloud technology trends and opportunites
10. China - cloud computing and data centres
10.1 Cloud Computing for music
10.2 Will broadcasting move to the cloud?
10.2.1 Cloud TV
10.2.2 Cloud computing used for managing electronic devices
10.3 Cisco focuses on cloud services
10.4 Smart Grid as a Cloud Service (SGaaS)
10.5 Network Attached Storage (NAS)
10.6 Mobile Cloud Computing
11. Conclusion
11.1 Cloud Computing requires business strategies
11.2 Cloud Computing in the trans-sector context
12. Related reports
Table 1 Global Platform as a Service (PaaS) revenue 2014 - 2018
Table 2 Global Software as a Service (SaaS) revenue 2014 - 2018
Table 3 Global enterprise spending on cloud services and infrastructure 2011 - 2017
Exhibit 1 Definition: Cloud computing
Exhibit 2 Amazon Web Services a public cloud leader
Exhibit 3 Examples of key cloud models
Exhibit 4 Examples of government cloud projects
Exhibit 5 Cloud principles
Exhibit 6 Examples of recent enterprise cloud projects and development
Exhibit 7 Planning Tool for Resource Integration, Synchronization, and Management (PRISM)
Exhibit 8 IBM SmartCloud

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