On March 14, TELWorld published a report analyzing 2016 Chinese cloud computing and cloud storage market. By comprehensively analyzing the cloud service and cloud storage market, this report uncovers the current situation of the market.
The report is mainly based on the data related to operators, which is very different from other research reports paying more attention to sales. Therefore, TELWorld’s report focuses on the real market situation of cloud services and cloud storage market.
According to the data revealed in the report, in 2016, Chinese cloud service market scale has surpassed $7.25 billion, and TELWorld also estimates that in 2017 Chinese cloud computing market share will reach at least $10 billion. Over the past three years, the CAGR is more than 32%, and 2016 CAGR is higher than before.
The large market scale brings the specific cloud service demands, and the report also discusses these cloud demands in 2016. According to the statistics, the cloud service market demands cloud hosting and cloud storage most, the demand for cloud ad is gradually increasing, and the needs to virtual desktop, network acceleration, and databases are slowing down.
In addition to that, the report also makes an overall analysis and research on the enterprises using cloud services in China. The results shows that in 2016 cloud service industry, the internet enterprises have the highest usage, among which game, eCommerce, finance, video, and cellphone companies’ cloud service usage ranks on top five.
Besides, TELWorld also forecasts the applications of various cloud services in 2017 in the report. According to the values, the usage amount of game cloud will be the biggest, and eCommerce cloud will be next to it. Based on the tendency, financial cloud, video cloud, industry cloud, and government service cloud all have great market potential.
Another highlight of the report is that there are Top5 Chinese Cloud Enterprises 2016. Aliyun is the top 1, while China Telecom’s eCloud and China Unicom’s Wo Cloud are the two cloud services providers growing relatively rapidly. For the Top5 Chinese Cloud Storage Companies, there are Aliyun, eCloud, Wo Cloud, 21Vianet, and Western Digital Corporation respectively. For the CDN services that operators are good at, China Unicom’s Wo Cloud has the second, eCloud is next to it.
Insiders point out that security and speediness are vital to cloud storage development. As operators, China Telecom and China Unicom have advantages in terms of high broadband sources and security.
The report also analyzes that cloud service capacity rises rapidly, the cloud computing infrastructure develops fast, and the cloud storage potential is also very huge. In the end of the report, there is a prediction about 2017 cloud service market:
- Cloud service market will continue to grow fast, and the annual rate of increase will be above 30%;
- Innovative enterprises will increase, and the venture investment will be still interested in innovative services;
- The cloud service capacity will increase, and Aliyun, eCloud, and Wo Cloud will continuously expand their cloud service construction;
- The cloud service market concentration will intensify, as the market shares of Aliyun, eCloud and Wo Cloud will increase;
- The demand for security will increase, while the cloud security market will rapidly expand.
Generally, the expectation of 2017 Chinese cloud service market is bullish.