South Africa Cloud Computing Market Introduction
With increasing migration of organizations operating in various end user verticals towards cloud is expanding the demand for cloud computing services in South Africa. According to DataCube Research analysis, more than 90% of enterprises are concentrating on developing cloud strategy and are deploying cloud-based solutions and services to enhance IT infrastructure flexibility, scalability, and reduce operation cost. Currently, over 60% of enterprises have already adopted cloud computing technology and less than 10% organizations in South Africa are reluctant to migrate to cloud owing to lack of IT and data centre infrastructure and budgetary issues. However, enterprises in the country are inclined more towards following operation expenditure business model rather than capital expenditure business model. This, is expected to increase penetration of cloud services among end users in South Africa.
- Increased flexibility and scalability
- Reduction in cost associated with IT infrastructure
- Enhanced collaboration
- Rising number of fibre and wireless connectivity services roll outs
- Lack of IT and connectivity infrastructure
- Absence of cloud computing policy for the public sector
- Threat associated with data security and privacy
- Shortage of skilled professionals
- Inconsistencies in the approach to implement cloud computing solutions
South Africa cloud computing market scope consists of different level of segments including market classification by service type, deployment model, industry vertical, and organization size.
South Africa Cloud Computing Market Competitive Landscape
Major international players operating and cementing their footprints in South Africa cloud computing market are SAP Africa, IBM South Africa, Microsoft South Africa, HP South Africa, Dimension Data South Africa, T-Systems, Accenture, Software AG, MTN Group, and Brighthouse vPS. Cloud service provides are focused towards offering advanced solutions that can be integrated with existing business application solutions. Further, managed hosting service providers are emphasizing more on entering into partnership with major international brands and to strengthen their cloud portfolio and customer reach.
This research report on South Africa 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.