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Cloud Enablement: Market Dynamics and Opportunities

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  • 33 Pages
  • March 2019
  • Region: Global
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 4769300
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Cloud Enablement: Market Dynamics and Opportunities


Cloud enablement refers to the use of IT infrastructure and/or services in order to leverage a flexible, scalable and on-demand IT environment. Cloud enablement has emerged as the dominant model for delivering and maintaining enterprise IT resources - including hardware, software, platforms and app development tools. It provides users with a scalable, elastic, and on-demand approach to consuming IT, which is significantly more flexible, resource efficient and cost effective compared to traditional IT.

Driven by global market pressures surrounding security, performance, efficiency, and capability, the cloud enablement marketplace brings together a wide array of players spanning global hyper-scale public cloud players, server and networking hardware vendors, telecom operators, and software technology providers.

"Cloud Enablement: Market Dynamics and Opportunities", a new Global Outlook Report, provides an executive-level overview with qualitative insights and analysis of cloud enablement technology and services market trends and strategies.

Key Findings
  • Cloud enablement from a networking sense means that your connectivity to the cloud should be dynamic, automatic, and customizable on a per-app and per-cloud basis.

  • Security is an integral element in cloud enablement for both regulatory reasons and to facilitate data privacy and integrity.

  • Direct connect services allow enterprise clients to quickly establish pre-configured connections to major cloud providers.

  • Framework, definition, and market drivers and inhibitors of the cloud enablement market.

  • History of cloud computing, and definition of hybrid cloud data center.

  • Marquee cloud enablement use cases.

  • Summary of Key Findings and opportunities in the cloud enablement market.

Reasons to Buy
  • This Global Outlook Report provides a comprehensive examination through forward-looking analysis of the cloud enablement market trends in a concise analytical format to help executives build proactive and profitable growth strategies.

  • The report examines the key cloud enablement market trends and telco strategies.

  • The report is designed for an executive-level audience, boasting presentation quality.

  • The broad perspective of the report coupled with comprehensive actionable insights will help operators, equipment vendors, and other technology and telecom industry players better position to seize growth opportunities in the evolving cloud enablement market.

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary

  • List of Exhibits

Section 1: Taxonomy & Market Context
  • Defining Cloud Enablement

  • Cloud Enablement Technologies Overview

  • Enterprise Cloud Enablement: Drivers & Inhibitors

  • Cloud Enablement Use Cases Overview

Section 2: Cloud Enablement Themes
  • Cloud Enablement - Genesis and Timeline

  • Hybrid Cloud for Data Center Modernization and Extension

  • Driving Digital Transformation through Cloud Enablement

  • Cloud Enablement - DevOps Model

  • Connectivity for Enabling Cloud

  • Demystifying Cloud Enablement

Section 3: Cloud Enablement Case Studies
  • Oracle Cloud at Customer helps AT&T Modernize and Expand IT Footprint

  • Metasearch Provider InfoSpace Taps AWS’ Cloud to Run its Microsoft Stack

  • Kony Pivotus Microservices SaaS

  • Colt ‘Spectrum’ 100G Flexible Bandwidth and Bandwidth-on-Demand

  • Large Retailer SD-WAN

Section 4: Key Findings & Recommendations
  • Appendix

  • Acronyms and Definitions

  • Companies Mentioned

  • Key Open Source Software (OSS) Cloud Technologies

  • Related Research

List of Figures
  • Exhibit 1: Cloud Enablement Definitions And Key Technologies

  • Exhibit 2: Sample Cloud Enablement Use Cases

  • Exhibit 3: Cloud Market Evolution Timeline

  • Exhibit 4: Sample Cloud Enablement Use Cases

  • Exhibit 5: Direct Links And Sd-Wan

  • Exhibit 6: Cloud Service Providers

  • Exhibit 7: Infospace Uses Aws Iaas

  • Exhibit 8: Kony's Pivotus Snapshot

  • Exhibit 9: Colt IQ Netwok

  • Exhibit 10: Large Retailer Benefits

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Alibaba

  • Amazon Web Services

  • AT&T

  • Capital One

  • Chase

  • Cisco

  • Colt

  • Docker

  • Google

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)

  • IBM

  • InfoSpace

  • Kony

  • Microsoft

  • Oracle

  • Rackspace

  • Salesforce

  • Umpqua Bank

  • Vmware