Global Cloud Data Center Market- by (Software: Cloud Storage, Cloud Server, Cloud Networking); by Services (Managed Service, Consulting and Training, Integration Services, and Maintenance Service), By Service Model (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS), and End-user (BFSI, Healthcare, Retail, Telecom and IT, Manufacturing and Others) – Global Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, Trends, and Forecasts to 2023

  • July, 2017
  • Domain: ICT - Infrastructure Networking & Data centres (IND)
Pages: 86
Tables: 50
Charts: 26
Regions/Countries: 5/12
Companies: 10
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Cloud computing is a transformation in the IT industry changing the nature of the competition within the computer industry. Organizations, such as Cisco Systems, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and IBM, believe that the cloud will be controlling the IT resources as well as helping in reducing TCO. Cloud computing revolutionizes the way IT resources are being deployed, configured, and managed. With the increase in the use of cloud computing, storage environment has also changed. There are several converging trends such as an increase in number of users, IT consumerization, and more data and devices pushing the storage environment to a new level. These technologies are not only driving the cloud market, but also pushing the use of technologies that will support cloud computing.

Cloud data center is a repository, which can be either physical or virtual used for management, storage, and transmission of data. It requires minimal maintenance cost when compared to the servers. They have their own power supply in case of electricity failure. They are cost-effective and require less resource, thereby attracting end-users to use cloud deployment rather than servers.

Market Analysis:

According to Infoholic Research, the Cloud Data Center market is expected to reach $67.5 billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of around 28.7% during the forecast period. Businesses are reassessing their data centres and locating to different places. They are trying to use emerging technologies to build dynamic, scalable next-generation data center that will response to changing business needs without increasing the cost and overspending on service levels. Moreover, there is growing demand from North American companies as the cloud technology will help in storing data and information cost-effectively, increasing the efficiency, agility, and flexibility of the data center.

Software Analysis:

Software is the major boosting factor for the cloud data centers market. The major technology providers have joined hands with the cloud and third-party providers to offer innovative data center solutions, which enable the end-users to store their data on the cloud with better security features. The software market is further segmented into storage, server, and networking. In 2017, cloud storage had a major share of the market and is expected to reach $22.99 billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 27.6% during the forecast period 2017–2023.

Regional Analysis:

Currently, the Americas is having the majority of the market share mainly due to advancements in technology. The market is witnessing prominent growth in countries such as the US and Canada. Americas is followed by Europe in terms of high market share. The regional government initiatives for using cloud computing and reducing the operational cost fosters the growth in the region. APAC is spending hugely in development of data centers and sharing knowledge about the use of cloud computing. LAMEA is expected to have a positive growth in the market, which will offer huge opportunities for key players to provide innovative solutions in the region.

Key Players:

The key players covered in the report are Microsoft, AWS, Cisco Systems, IBM, and Google.

Competitive Analysis:

The study covers and analyzes the Cloud Data Center market. Bringing out the complete key insights of the industry, the report aims to provide an opportunity for players to understand the latest trends, current market scenario, government initiatives, and technologies related to the market. In addition, it helps the venture capitalists in understanding the companies better and take informed decisions.


The report provides an in-depth analysis of the cloud data center market aiming to reduce time to market for products and services, reduce operational and cooling costs, improve business efficiency, and operational performance. The report talks about software, services, service models, end-user, and regions. With the information offered, key stakeholders can know about the major trends, drivers, investments, vertical player’s initiatives, and public private partnership (PPP’s) interest toward the adoption of the technology. Further, the report provides details about the major challenges impacting market growth.

Key Stakeholders:

Data center manufacturers, network providers, software providers, data security solution vendors, policy makers, standard development organizations, investor community, university researchers, blog writers, and technology magazines.

1 Industry Outlook

1.1 Industry Overview

1.2 Industry Trends

1.3 PESTLE Analysis

2 Report Outline

2.1 Report Scope

2.2 Report Summary

2.3 Research Methodology

2.4 Report Assumptions

3 Market Snapshot

3.1 Total Addressable Market

3.2 Segmented Addressable Market

3.3 Related Markets

3.3.1 Virtualization

4 Market Outlook

4.1 Overview

4.2 Market Definition – Infoholic Research

4.3 Segmentation

4.4 Porter 5(Five) Forces

5 Market Characteristics

5.1 Traditional data centers vs cloud data centers

5.2 Architecture of traditional data center

5.3 Architecture of cloud data center

5.4 Market Dynamics

5.4.1 Drivers

5.4.2 Restraints

5.4.3 Opportunities

5.4.4 DRO – Impact Analysis

5.6 Key Stakeholders

6 Software: Market Size and Analysis

6.1 Overview

6.2 Cloud Storage

6.3 Cloud Server

6.4 Cloud Networking

7 Services: Market Size & Analysis

7.1 Managed Services

7.2 Consulting and Training

7.3 Integration Services

7.4 Maintenance Services

8 Service Model: Market Size & Analysis

8.1 SaaS

8.2 PaaS

8.3 IaaS

9 End-user Verticals: Market Size and Analysis

9.1 Overview

9.2 BFSI

9.3 Healthcare

9.4 Retail

9.5 Telecom and IT

9.6 Manufacturing

9.7 Others

10 Regions: Market Size and Analysis

10.1 Overview

10.2 North America

10.2.1 Market Size and Analysis

10.2.2 DRO for North America

10.2.3 US

10.2.4 Canada

10.3 Europe

10.3.1 Market Size and Analysis

10.3.2 DRO for Europe

10.3.3 UK

10.3.4 Germany

10.3.5 France

10.3.6 Others

10.4 Asia Pacific (APAC)

10.4.1 DRO for APAC

10.4.2 China

10.4.3 Japan

10.4.4 India

10.4.5 ANZ

10.4.6 Singapore

10.5 LAMEA (Latin America and Middle East & Africa)

10.5.1 DRO

10.5.2 Brazil

10.5.3 Gulf

11 Vendor Profiles

11.1 IBM

11.2 Google Inc.

11.3 Microsoft Corp.

11.4 Amazon Web Services Inc.

11.5 Cisco Systems

(Overview, Business Unit, Geographic Revenues, Business Focus, SWOT Analysis, and Business Strategies have been covered for all vendors)

12 Companies to Watch for

12.1 365 Data Centers

12.2 Elastifile

12.3 Mesosphere

12.4 Nimboxx

12.5 Stratoscale



Research Framework

Infoholic research works on a holistic 360° approach in order to deliver high quality, validated and reliable information in our market reports. The Market estimation and forecasting involves following steps:

  • Data Collation (Primary & Secondary)
  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting

Market related information is congregated from both primary and secondary sources.

Primary sources

involved participants from all global stakeholders such as Solution providers, service providers, Industry associations, thought leaders etc. across levels such as CXOs, VPs and managers. Plus, our in-house industry experts having decades of industry experience contribute their consulting and advisory services.

Secondary sources

include public sources such as regulatory frameworks, government IT spending, government demographic indicators, industry association statistics, and company publications along with paid sources such as Factiva, OneSource, Bloomberg among others.

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