The cloud services market is thriving with numerous offerings from a range of diverse vendors. This dynamic market is quickly maturing and presenting a number of market opportunities for vendors and businesses alike. The broad variety of innovative solutions in software, platforms and infrastructure means that there is a cloud service available for many different business demands, ranging from simple off-site data storage to more complex software development on cloud platforms.
The cloud computing market is therefore forecast by Visiongain to record strong and continuous growth over the next five years, especially in the developed world. The research shows that more than 30% of enterprises worldwide are deploying at least one cloud solution. The report looks at the state of enterprise cloud market and how businesses can leverage cloud services to cut-costs, improve efficiency and drive innovation within their organisation.
The Visiongain author of The Cloud Computing Market 2012-2017 report commented that "The majority of the cloud computing uptake would come from SMB’s from around the world, which are lacking in solid IT infrastructure and are looking to find new and innovative ways of conducting everyday business with the help of cloud technology offerings. Demand will also come from end users who are looking to incorporate the cloud for everyday needs such as entertainment, storage etc."