The global cloud storage market is expected to witness high growth rate during the forecast period, owing to the rise in ICT spending by governments in several developed as well as developing regions including North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. In addition, rise in concerns over data loss and recovery has given rise to the cloud storage industry among several user types including large and small and medium enterprises. In the coming years, small and medium enterprises are expected to adopt cloud storage technology at a rapid pace due to low cost of deployment, easy accessibility, flexible payment model, and growth in demand for data backup and disaster recovery services. However, data privacy apprehension in public cloud deployment is one of the key factors obstructing the cloud storage market growth.
The global cloud storage market is segmented based on component type, deployment mode, user type, industry vertical, and geography. Based on component type, the market is categorized into software and services. Considering deployment mode, the market is divided into private, public, and hybrid models. User type covered in the study includes large enterprise and small & medium enterprise. On the basis of industry vertical, the market is divided into BFSI, government and education, healthcare, telecommunication & IT, retail, manufacturing, media & entertainment, and others. Geographically, the market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.
Major players operating in the cloud storage market include Amazon Web Services, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, IBM Corporation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, Google, Inc., VMware, Inc., Oracle Corporation, EMC Corporation, Rackspace Hosting, Inc., Red Hat, Inc., and others. These players have adopted strategies such as geographical expansion, mergers & acquisitions, product portfolio expansion, and collaborations to enhance their product penetration in the global cloud storage market.
The report provides in-depth market analysis of cloud storage market globally, outlining current trends, key driving factors, and potential areas for product investments.
Key players are analyzed with respect to their primary offerings, recent investments, and future development strategies.
Holistic approach of segmentation is carried out through in-depth market study and discussions with several industry experts worldwide for global cloud storage market.
The report provides highlights of top investment pockets, key impacting factors, and wining strategies for the cloud storage market.
Cloud Storage Market Key Segments:
By Deployment Mode
By User Type
Small & Medium Enterprises
By User Type
Government & Education
Telecom & IT
Media & Entertainment
Others (Business Service Providers, Energy & Utilities, Transportation, and Construction)
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Key players profiled in the report
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
Rackspace Hosting, Inc.
Red Hat, Inc.
Other Market Players Mentioned in the Report
1.1. REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2. KEY BENEFITS
1.3. KEY MARKET SEGMENTATION
1.4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
1.4.1. Secondary research
1.4.2. Primary research
1.4.3. Analyst tools and models
CHAPTER 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
2.1. CXO PERSPECTIVE
CHAPTER 3 MARKET OVERVIEW
3.1. MARKET DEFINITION AND SCOPE
3.2. KEY FINDINGS
3.2.1. Top impacting factors
188.8.131.52. Significant shift to hybrid cloud as primary deployment model
184.108.40.206. Growing demand for low cost data storage and faster data accessibility
220.127.116.11. Increase in cloud adoption across several industry verticals
18.104.22.168. Security concerns over cloud storage
22.214.171.124. Growing cloud adoption among SMEs
3.2.2. Top investment pockets
3.2.3. Top winning strategies
3.3. PORTERS FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
3.3.1. High bargaining power of suppliers
3.3.2. Moderate-to-high bargaining power of buyers
3.3.3. Low threat of substitutes
3.3.4. Moderate-to-high threat of new entrants
3.3.5. High competitive rivalry
3.4. MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS
3.5. MARKET DYNAMICS
126.96.36.199. Growing demand for low cost data storage and faster data accessibility
188.8.131.52. Increase in cloud adoption across several industry verticals
184.108.40.206. Significant shift to hybrid cloud as primary deployment model
220.127.116.11. Growing concerns of data recovery and protection
18.104.22.168. Lack of IT infrastructure in underdeveloped nations
22.214.171.124. Security concerns over cloud storage
126.96.36.199. Growing cloud adoption among SMEs
188.8.131.52. Increasing awareness of cloud computing benefits
CHAPTER 4 CLOUD STORAGE MARKET, BY COMPONENT TYPE
4.2.1. Key market trends
4.2.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
4.2.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
4.2.4. Primary Storage & Access
4.2.5. Disaster Recovery & Backup
4.2.6. Others (Data protection & Identity management, Resource control & Security)
4.3.1. Key market trends
4.3.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
4.3.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
CHAPTER 5 CLOUD STORAGE MARKET, BY DEPLOYMENT MODE
5.2.1. Key market trends
5.2.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
5.2.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
5.3.1. Key market trends
5.3.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
5.3.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
5.4.1. Key market trends
5.4.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
5.4.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
CHAPTER 6 CLOUD STORAGE MARKET, BY USER TYPE
6.2. LARGE ENTERPRISES
6.2.1. Key market trends
6.2.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
6.2.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
6.3. SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (SMES)
6.3.1. Key market trends
6.3.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
6.3.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
CHAPTER 7 CLOUD STORAGE MARKET, BY INDUSTRY VERTICAL
7.2. BANKING, FINANCIAL SERVICES, AND INSURANCE (BFSI)
7.2.1. Key market trends
7.2.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
7.2.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
7.3. GOVERNMENT AND EDUCATION
7.3.1. Key market trends
7.3.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
7.3.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
7.4.1. Key market trends
7.4.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
7.4.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
7.5. TELECOM AND IT
7.5.1. Key market trends
7.5.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
7.5.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
7.6.1. Key market trends
7.6.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
7.6.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
7.7.1. Key market trends
7.7.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
7.7.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
7.8. MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT
7.8.1. Key market trends
7.8.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
7.8.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
7.9. OTHERS (BUSINESS SERVICE PROVIDERS, ENERGY AND UTILITIES, TRANSPORTATION, AND CONSTRUCTION)
7.9.1. Key market trends
7.9.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
7.9.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
CHAPTER 8 CLOUD STORAGE MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY
8.2. NORTH AMERICA
8.2.1. Key market trends
8.2.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
8.2.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
8.3.1. Key market trends
8.3.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
8.3.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
184.108.40.206. Rest of Europe
8.4.1. Key market trends
8.4.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
8.4.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
220.127.116.11. Rest of Asia-Pacific
8.5.1. Key market trends
8.5.2. Key growth factors and opportunities
8.5.3. Market size and forecast ($million)
18.104.22.168. Latin America
22.214.171.124. Middle East
CHAPTER 9 COMPANY PROFILES
9.1. AMAZON WEB SERVICES, INC.
9.1.1. Company overview
9.1.2. Company snapshot
9.1.3. Operating business segments
9.1.4. Business performance
9.1.5. Key strategic moves and developments
9.2. EMC CORPORATION
9.2.1. Company overview
9.2.2. Company snapshot
9.2.3. Operating business segments
9.2.4. Business performance
9.2.5. Key strategic moves and developments
9.3. GOOGLE INC.
9.3.1. Company overview
9.3.2. Company snapshot
9.3.3. Operating business segments
9.3.4. Business performance
9.3.5. Key strategic moves and developments
9.4. HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LP
9.4.1. Company overview
9.4.2. Company snapshot
9.4.3. Operating business segments
9.4.4. Business performance
9.4.5. Key strategic moves and developments
9.5. IBM CORPORATION
9.5.1. Company overview
9.5.2. Company snapshot
9.5.3. Operating business segments
9.5.4. Business performance
9.5.5. Key strategic moves and developments
9.6.1. Company overview
9.6.2. Company snapshot
9.6.3. Operating business segments
9.6.4. Business performance
9.6.5. Key strategic moves and developments
9.7.1. Company overview
9.7.2. Company snapshot
9.7.3. Operating business segments
9.7.4. Business performance
9.7.5. Key strategic moves and developments
9.8. RACKSPACE HOSTING, INC.
9.8.1. Company overview
9.8.2. Company snapshot
9.8.3. Operating business segments
9.8.4. Business performance
9.8.5. Key strategic moves and developments
9.9. RED HAT, INC.
9.9.1. Company overview
9.9.2. Company snapshot
9.9.3. Operating business segments
9.9.4. Business performance
9.9.5. Key strategic moves and developments
9.10. VMWARE, INC.
9.10.1. Company overview
9.10.2. Company snapshot
9.10.3. Operating business segments
9.10.4. Business performance
9.10.5. Key strategic moves and developments
The services segment including professiol and maged services are on high demand in cloud storage market, due to increase in need to mage data throughout the lifespan, from conception and storage to archiving at the appropriate space and time. Moreover, cost savings on total cost of ownership has also augmented the cloud storage market growth.
North America was the largest market in cloud storage industry for 2015 owing to increase in demand for low cost data storage and faster data accessibility. In addition, there has been a growth in adoption of cloud storage solutions in the European region due to rise in concerns of data recovery and protection and upsurge of cloud adoption in several industry verticals including retail, healthcare, government, education, banking, insurance, and many others. The trend of strong cloud adoption in these developed regions has accelerated the growth of the cloud storage market.
Hybrid deployment mode is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period, owing to elasticity between private and public cloud, thus saving cloud cost and efficient data magement. Furthermore, private cloud deployment mode also gains traction among SMEs due to lucrative business functions with lower cost and more effective operatiol solutions.
Based on the geography, the cloud storage market is segmented into four major regions, mely, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. North America was the highest revenue contributor in 2015, accounting for around 35.6% share of the overall cloud storage market size. The Asia-Pacific market is projected to grow at the highest CAGR of 27.2% during the forecast period, driven by cloud adoption among SMEs from various sectors including insurance, retail, healthcare, business service providers, and many others.
The report features a competitive scerio of the cloud storage industry and provides comprehensive alysis of key growth strategies adopted by major players. Key players profiled in the study are Amazon Web Services, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, IBM Corporation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, Google, Inc., VMware, Inc., Rackspace Hosting, Inc., Oracle Corporation, EMC Corporation, and Red Hat, Inc. All these players are involved in competitive strategies including software innovation, business expansion, and partnership to augment the growth of the global cloud storage market.
Key findings of the Study
Hybrid deployment mode accounted for the highest share of the cloud storage market in 2015, growing at a CAGR of 26.6%.
North America generated the highest revenue in 2015, valued at $7,529 million.
Asia-Pacific domited the market in terms of growth during the forecast period.
The U.S. was leading in terms of cloud storage market in 2015. In addition, Cada, Chi, Australia, South Korea, and other emerging markets are projected to provide significant opportunities for major players.
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