Introduction: Under the circumstance that public cloud titans monopolize the cloud market, while domestic private cloud market is relatively harmonious, presenting “hundreds of thousands of flowers are in bloom.” In November 2017, under the guidance of MIIT’s institute of electronics science and technology information, CCW Research analyzed the competitiveness of major providers in China private cloud market in the aspects of innovative development ability and market executive capacity.
Then, it published 2016-2017 China Private Cloud Market Current Situation and Development Tendency Research Report. We will summarize top 10 China private cloud providers to offer you a general understanding about China private cloud market.
1. Huawei Cloud
Huawei Cloud’s private cloud solution FusionCloud is offered to meet different customers’ construction requirements for private cloud and big data, including general-purpose solutions FusionCloud private cloud, FusionSphere virtualization, FusionInsight big data solution and FusionAccess Desktop Cloud.
In 2017, Huawei Cloud has become the leader in Chinese private cloud market, and obtains recognition from customers around the world. By far, Huawei FusionCloud has served more than 4,000 customers from 144 countries and regions, including governments, public services and facilities, operators, energy, finance, manufacturing, media, medical treatment, education and more industries.
According to Huawei’s president of IT cloud computing and big data platform as well as product line Ma Li, Huawei has collaborated with Shenzhen public security officers to create “Transport Brain” which uses AI capacity to automatically recognize traffic violations, largely promoting efficiency. In 2018, Huawei’s private cloud plan is to mainly focus on new innovative business that is integrated with AI.
Advantages: Ultra-reliable performance, first-rate user experience, AI analytics, agile innovation.
H3C UIS hyper-convergence framework is the vital core of its private cloud. This solution simply converge computing, storage, network and security resources together and manage these uniformly in the software defined way, which will lower by 20% costs in initial purchasement, reduce 31% power consumption, and save 74% room space. Meanwhile, it can fulfill resource deployment in hours, and get business online in minutes. H3C UIS makes private cloud construction become easier, largely lower down construction costs and the degree of difficulty, and help enterprises makes private in practice.
On 13 December 2017, China Mobile published that H3C successfully won the bidding that China Mobile private cloud resources pool (in Hohhot and Harbin DC) phase two’s stage one engineering project: SDN system purchasement, to provide China Mobile’s largest-scale data center with whole SDN solution including SDN controllers, data center core switches, SSG, etc.
H3C has been a vital partner of China Mobile in SDN field, since it firstly took charge of the China Mobile Jiangxi branch’s SDN commercial use program in 2015. Now, the SDN programs under their partnership are more than 10.
Advantages: unified management, unified storage, safe convergence.
3. China Telecom Cloud (eCloud)
Founded in 2012, China Telecom’s eCloud always takes responsibility of being a neutral cloud provider, based on the principle of keeping customer data safety, network security to offer customers “5S” security guarantee system, which include system, privacy, standard, availability and service the five aspects to ensure customer data safe.
In system, ecloud has its self-developed cloud operating system which gets through cloud security review management platform and backbone network’s TB-class cloud protection system. for privacy, ecloud can enable data slice encryption, transmission path separation encryption and 4A security audit.
About standard, ecloud has obtained many security authentications, such as ISO27001, CSA-STAR authentications. About availability, ecloud guarantees redundant data center infrastructures, multiple network routes, redundant data copies, disaster recovery and more. Also, for customer service, ecloud offers 24/7 carrier-class service guarantee and star level SLA service commitment.
In 2017, China Telecom’s ecloud firstly put forward “2+31+X” strategic layout. Aside two large-scale cloud bases in Inner Mongolia and Guizhou, it officially started to deploy resources pool in 31 provinces, which would match with prefecture-level cities’ private cloud and CDN nodes.
Advantages: convergence of cloud and network, dedicated custom, safe and reliable.
Inspur, relying on government, industries, and enterprise informatization fields has 30 years of experience and technology accumulation and rank first in government affaire cloud in this filed in China. This big advantage makes Inspur has the practical ability to guide and push customers get on to the cloud in a larger scale with broader businesses. Inspur cloud services manager Yan Liang ever said that currently enterprises purchasing cloud services is still in the initial stage, most traditional companies still has no clear understanding about cloud services, and the market needs the process of development. Therefore, in the next three years, it would be a vital period for enterprises to get on cloud, and also Inspur would further develop its business of getting enterprise onto cloud.
In 2016, Inspur basically finished its layout for cloud data centers in China, had 32 provincial nodes and could offer 107 services. In 2017 August, Inspur officially launched new “1-2-3-3” strategy, which was to focus on domestic, overseas and government, as well as enterprises, and fully move forward into pubic cloud market by expanding cloud center deployment, creating open platforms, and perfecting cloud ecosystem, so as to become globally leading cloud provider.
Advantages: secure and reliable, data service, personalized customization
Starting with virtualization, VMware now almost includes all private cloud businesses. In recent years, VMware takes enterprise private cloud as entry point to get into cloud computing war, and becomes one of the private cloud leaders.
VMware Cloud Services can offer more than 30 solutions based on SaaS foundation frame and management, including DevOps, application migration, data protection, cloud analysis, security, etc. Particularly, in order to better support cloud native app development, VMware announced to collaborate with Pivotal to offer Pivotal Container Services (PKS) to offer enterprises Kubernetes container solution.
For digital work space, VMware also published Workspace ONE, which integrates VMware all EUC products line functions. It uses special ways to integrate AirWatch terminal management technology and terminal user identity, to provide enterprise-class security experience.
Advantages: Leader in virtualization, detailed needs productization.
We have talked top 5 China private cloud providers’ general development tendency and advantages, and there are 5 private cloud providers coming soon.