Trends Report

Market Overview: Public Cloud Services In China In 2015

CIOs Must Embrace Public Cloud Services To Support Business Transformation And Evaluate Options Against Local Requirements

July 15th, 2015
With contributors:
Frederic Giron , Michael Barnes , Alice Ma , Bill Nagel

Summary

Chinese firms face a triple threat in their highly competitive market: the mobile mind shift of customers, the explosion of eCommerce, and market disruption by fast-moving Internet companies. To effectively respond to these challenges, CIOs must accelerate their firms' digital business transformation to enable customer-centric innovation. Among a broad set of emerging technologies in China, public cloud services will help CIOs build new, flexible, and efficient capabilities to enable this transformation. But the Chinese public cloud market is very different from the global market. This report analyzes the factors driving public cloud evolution in China and profiles leading public cloud vendors in this market. CIOs from local and multinational companies should leverage these insights to optimize their cloud strategies in China.

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