May 10, 2012
DUBLIN, May 10 — Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global - Cloud Computing Insights" report to their offering.
Cloud computing remains a hot topic in the ICT industry, and BuddeComm fully agrees with the view that it has a great future.
However it will still be a fairly long time before it becomes as commonplace as its advocates predict. Leading IT researchers are talking about the size of this market in the hundreds of billions of dollars; but the issue is more about timing than size – it may take a decade to fully develop, rather than the few years that some would have us believe.
The development of cloud computing takes the form of a business transition and company strategies and policies will need to be changed before its potential can be monetised by businesses. A key factor here is that organisations will have to lift ICT from the level of an infrastructure issue to that of a business opportunity. Cloud computing will need to be seen as a valuable business tool – one that will differentiate the company from others.
Key Topics Covered:
2. Changing the CIO function
3. What is cloud computing (CC) and what can it be used for?
4. Cloud Computing (CC) is about business transformation
5. Software as a service
6. Cloud Computing (CC) = big business
7. The IT complexity of cloud computing
- Legacy investments also blocking the move to the Cloud
- Cloud PaaS revenue expectations
8. Recent trends
- Cloud-gaming a hot trend
- Cloud brokerage and other business opportunities
- GFC slows down cloud computing developments
- Cloud services drive data center markets
- Mobile Cloud Computing
- Cloud Computing for media and entertainment sectors
9. Case study 1: Cloud Computing in China and Japan
10. Case study 2: Analysis of Telstra's cloud coup
11. Backgrounder information
- Cloud Computing generates huge interest
- Cloud Computing requires business strategies
- Cloud Computing in the trans-sector context
Table 1 - Top IT/Business benefits from cloud computing
Table 2 - Worldwide Platform as a Service (PaaS) revenue - 2011; 2012; 2015
Chart 1 - Worldwide Platform as a Service (PaaS) revenue - 2011; 2012; 2015
Exhibit 1 - Definition: Cloud computing
Exhibit 2 - Cloud Principles
Exhibit 3 - Microsoft's cloud computing business model
Exhibit 4 - Amazon Web Services
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Source: Research and Markets
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