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Cloud Computing in Asia-Pacific: Telco Cloud Offers, Best Practices and Market Opportunity

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  • 26 Pages
  • December 2019
  • Region: Asia Pacific
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 4898158

Cloud Computing in Asia-Pacific: Telco Cloud Offers, Best Practices, and Market Opportunity


Cloud service revenue is expected to see healthy growth in the region over the coming years across IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS categories. In order to take advantage of this growth opportunity, telcos in Asia-Pacific are taking the approach of partnering with various cloud service providers to offer a single cloud offer that encompasses public and private storage and compute alongside connectivity either through IP-VPN or dedicated lines.

'Cloud Computing in Asia-Pacific: Telco Cloud Offers, Best Practices, and Market Opportunity’, a new Telecom Insider Report, provides an executive-level overview of the cloud computing services market opportunity for telecoms companies in Asia-Pacific (APAC). It delivers quantitative and qualitative insights into the cloud market, analyzing key trends and growth drivers in the region.

It provides in-depth analysis of the following -

  • Section 1: Definitions: Taxonomy and market context: This section provides an overview of the core portfolio of enterprise cloud computing services.
  • Section 2: Cloud computing market opportunity in Asia-Pacific: This section provides a forecast on revenue for the cloud computing market in Asia-Pacific through 2023 as well as breaks down cloud revenue by industry vertical.
  • Section 3:Telco cloud positioning and go-to-market strategies: it consists of a summary of the telcos role in the cloud value chain, current telco go to market strategies and the cloud service portfolios of telcos in Asia-Pacific.
  • Section 4: Best practices from telco case studies: Provides best practice case studies on telcos in Asia-Pacific that are currently offering enterprise cloud services.
  • Section 5: Key findings and recommendations: it consists of a summary of key findings and growth opportunities for telcos in the Asia-Pacific cloud computing services market.


  • The enterprise cloud computing services market reached $107.6 billion in 2018 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 19.0% over the next five years.
  • In order to meet data sovereignty requirements and provide superior performance to Asia-Pacific clients, global hyper-scale cloud providers like AWS, Azure, and GoogleCloud are building more data centres in regions including in emerging markets such as Thailand and Indonesia.
  • The cloud market is quite saturated with a number of providers, including webscale players, IT vendors, and system integrators. APAC telcos need to develop strategies to differentiate their service offerings.
  • A cloud management platform is becoming a basic need for enterprises with multi-cloud deployments, one addressed by almost all cloud providers.

Reasons to buy

  • Offers a comprehensive and detailed understanding of cloud computing services portfolios and positioning in the APAC markets.
  • The report investigates cloud computing trends and competitive attributes, looking in particular at the various drivers and inhibitors in the APAC region.
  • The report provides a five-year revenue forecast into the APAC cloud computing market.
  • The report discusses commercial and technical developments in the wider cloud computing services market and what these developments might mean for the future.

Table of Contents

Executive summary
Section 1: Definitions
  • Enterprise cloud computing services definition

Section 2: Cloud computing market opportunity in Asia-Pacific
  • Cloud computing revenue evolution
  • Cloud computing revenue by select country, Asia-Pacific

Section 3: Telco cloud positioning and go-to-market strategies
  • Telcos’ role in the cloud segment
  • Telcos’ go-to-market strategies
  • Telco cloud services portfolio

Section 4: Best practices from telco case studies
  • Best practice: case study: PLDT
  • Best practice: case study: China Mobile
  • Best practice: case study: Singtel

Section 5: Key findings and recommendations
  • Appendix
  • Companies mentioned
  • Acronyms and definitions
  • Related research
  • Contact information

Companies Mentioned (Partial List)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes, but is not limited to:

  • AliCloud
  • Apple
  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Blackberry
  • China Mobile
  • Cisco
  • GoogleCloud
  • Huawei
  • Juniper Networks
  • KDDI
  • Nokia
  • NTT Comms
  • Optus
  • PLDT
  • Singtel
  • Tata Comms
  • Telkomtelstra
  • Telstra
  • VMWare