South Africa Cloud Computing Market Analysis & 2018 Forecast adds report Cloud Computing Market in South Africa 2014-2018 to its store. Large multinational cloud computing companies are speeding up their acquisitions in the market in South Africa and establishing local offices in the country. SAP, one of the most well-known companies in the Global Cloud Computing market, has started cooperating with domestic organizations. Other cloud computing companies such as Google, Microsoft, and IBM have also grown aggressive and are chasing SAP, trying to increase their market shares with IaaS and SaaS offerings. In order to change the situation, domestic companies in South Africa are advised to protect themselves from being acquired by multinationals and instead to establish a strategic partnership with them to secure their technology and expertise. Increased government initiatives might help local providers to maintain their market presence.

According to the report, though there are many factors driving the growth of the Cloud Computing market in South Africa, one of the main drivers is the evolution of data centers market in South Africa. Data centers are used to house all the computer systems and all the associated components and to store information. Organizations are increasing their use of data centers in this region because they are inexpensive.

Cloud computing is the use of computing resources that are delivered to external customers with the help of internet technologies. When a company moves to a cloud-based service model it is moving away from a traditional capital expenditure model to an operating expenditure model. Cloud computing offers its services through three fundamental models, namely SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS. SaaS is a model through which software applications, databases, or other data are made available to a customer through the use of the internet. IaaS is the provision of computing infrastructures with the help of internet technologies. PaaS is the delivery of a computing platform. Cloud computing is a model of preference for various enterprises in South Africa.

Analysts forecast the Cloud Computing market in South Africa will grow at a CAGR of 19.21 percent over the period 2013-2018.

Covered in this Report

The Cloud computing market in South Africa can be segmented into three divisions: SaaS, Paas and IaaS. To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated from SaaS, IaaS and PaaS.

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Cloud Computing Market in South Africa 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report focuses on South Africa; it also covers the Cloud Computing market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Analyst recognizes the following companies as the key players in Cloud Computing Market in South Africa: Amazon Web Services Inc., Google Inc., IBM Corp., Microsoft Corp., Rackspace Hosting Inc., Inc., SAP AG, Verizon Communications Inc., Aalto, Gijima, Pamoja Ltd., Dimension Data Holdings.

Key Market Driver

  • Evolution of Data Centre Market in South Africa.

Key Market Challenge

  • Data Security Concerns.

Key Market Trend

  • Entry of Foreign Cloud Services Providers.

Key Questions Answered in this Report

  • What will the market size be in 2018 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?

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