China Cloud Computing Market Introduction
Cloud computing market is still at the nascent stage in China; however, it is likely to witness tremendous growth across all the industry verticals with public sector, manufacturing, retail, and healthcare sectors among major adopters of cloud computing services. Also, fast pace deployment of 4G LTE mobile network across China is anticipated to support further penetration of cloud computing services among end user organizations. In recent past China has emerged as one of leading market for Internet of things, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and online and mobile payments. To support these emerging technology trends China is investing huge amount to scale up its IT infrastructure and technological expertise. This, in turn, is expected to create opportunity windows for cloud computing service providers both global and local players.
However, China’s strict regulatory environment act as one of the biggest entry barriers for international brands especially from United States. As per the Chinese government mandate foreign cloud vendors are required to enter into partnership with domestic cloud service providers. This is posing major challenge for key international players to establish themselves in China cloud computing industry.
Below are the major forces responsible for China cloud computing market growth or decline:
- Growing spending on cloud infrastructure by leading cloud service providers
- Shift of end user enterprises towards OPEX business model
- Growing application of cloud services in public sector and healthcare industry
- Supportive government initiatives to fuel cloud computing market growth in China
Restraints or Challenges
- Threat associated with data privacy and reliability
- Growing number of cyber attacks
- Lack of security layers in cloud-based IT infrastructure is hampering China cloud computing market growth to certain extent
China cloud computing market research study takes in major segments such as service type, end user verticals, enterprise size, and deployment model.
By Service Type
- Software as a Service (SaaS)
- Platform as a Service (PaaS)
- Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
By Deployment Model
- Public Cloud
- Private Cloud
- Hybrid Cloud
By Enterprise Sized
- Large Enterprises
- Small & Medium Enterprises
By End User Verticals
- Public Sector
- Energy & Utility
- Media & Entertainment
- IT & Telecom
- Other End User Verticals
China Cloud Computing Market Competitive Landscape
Prominent local players offering cloud services in China cloud computing market are Alibaba Cloud, China Mobile International, Meituan Open Services, China Telecom Corp., Ltd., Tencent Cloud, ZTE Corporation, and Baidu Cloud. Major vendors offering public and hybrid cloud services are investing substantial amount on developing solutions to enhance cloud security ecosystem to attract enterprises that are highly concerned for data security. Well established international brands operating in China cloud computing market are IBM Corporation, Amazon Web Services, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation, and SAP SE. These players are focused towards entering into strategic partnership and joint ventures with local cloud vendors to win long term government contracts.
This research report on China cloud computing market would be produced using first-hand market information gathered from industry experts and major participants across the value chain, during primary research. It would provide broad view of current market trends, growth factors and competitive analysis.