Key SaaS, PaaS and IaaS Trends Through 2015 – Business Transformation via the Cloud

  • ID: 1505354
  • January 2011
  • 25 Pages
  • Saugatuck Technology
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Today's economic situation continues to favor the cloud, driven by businesses that are reshaping themselves. The cloud - including IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and Cloud Services - will drive increasing business and IT activity, resulting in hybrid architectures to manage and a new Cloud IT mission. Through 2014, SaaS will continue to dominate spending, including social networking and mobility solutions -- key aspects of the boundary-free enterprise. Integration and workflow in the Cloud -- primarily with on-premise systems -- will remain a critical capability. Cloud services providers (system integrators, etc.) will flourish -- as they embrace SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS -- serving both ISVs migrating to the cloud and enterprises reshaping themselves. Through 2014, the Cloud IT industry will itself transform and consolidate, while SaaS plays its central role.

The following are some of the highlights of this report:

- By 2015, there will remain no business computing category that hasn’t moved to the Cloud – with 65 percent or more of all NEW business application / solution decisions Cloud-based or Hybrid by 2015.

- The hybrid business portfolio will be dominated by Cloud READ MORE >

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Today’s Economic Situation Continues to Favor the Cloud
Businesses are Reshaping Themselves
The Rise of Hybrid Application Architectures
Most Business Enterprises will Lag in Embracing IaaS and PaaS
PaaS is Still very Immature, not Enterprise Ready, but will Evolve
Through 2015 SaaS will Continue to Dominate Spending
Social Networking and Mobility are Key Enablers of the
Boundary-free Enterprise
Integration and Workflow
Net Impact
User Impact
Vendor Impact

List of Figures:

Figure 1: The Four Waves of Cloud IT
Figure 2: Preference For New Software Deployment 3 Sidebar: The Cloud Ecosystem
Figure 3: Saugatuck’s Cloud Ecosystem Model
Figure 4: Cloud Business Solutions Move to the Core
Figure 5: The Emerging Hybrid Architecture
Figure 6: Public versus Private Cloud Adoption
Figure 7: Four Categories of Evolving PaaS Solutions
Figure 8: SaaS Adoption Percentages
Figure 9: A Spectrum of Standalone-to-Suite Solutions
Figure 10: Cloud IT Solutions in Production Systems
Figure 11: The Cloud and Evolving Service Provider Dynamics

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