IDC's Canadian Cloud Services: Overview is a unique research offering that provides a "rolled up" view of the entire opportunity for cloud-based IT services in Canada. It presents analysis on cloud adoption and opportunities by private and public cloud segmented by software, platform, and infrastructure services offerings. Through cloud forecasts, competitive analysis, and customer segmentation, this program offers insights into where to direct sales and marketing efforts around cloud in Canada.
Markets and Subjects Analyzed
Public adoption by subcategories of software (SaaS), platform (PaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
Private IaaS cloud adoption and opportunities
Cloud user spending intentions by segment
Cloud forecasts and competitive analysis
Insights on the continuous shift in business models licensing, pricing, delivery, and budgeting
Impact on IT vendors, service providers, hosters, and channels such as VARs and SIs
IT Cloud Services Market Analysis Forecast: For seven high-level categories of IT cloud services (servers, storage, applications, application development)
Cloud IT and Business User Survey Findings
Vendor Strategy Briefs Driven by Events and Announcements
Ten Cloud Wireless Services Watch
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Key Questions Answered
How should I sell today versus one year/three years out?
Which are the key cloud players that could become customers or partners?
How are the markets for sourcing, apps services, and IT services changing in Canada as a result of cloud computing?
How are the business models of Canadian outsourcing providers changing?
What key industry and structural changes are taking place in the Canadian cloud market that may improve or inhibit my company's cloud play/offerings?
What are the customer benefits and challenges surrounding cloud services?
Cloud Computing Implications Are Growing Rapidly
Source: Chart ad o pted from Geoffrey Moore’s “Crossing the Chasm”
This service reviews strategies, market positioning, and future direction of several providers in the Canadian cloud market, including:
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