The cloud deal tracker is designed to provide insights on market trends surrounding the cloud services. Main purpose of this deal tracker is to give a clear understanding to the stakeholders and help them make smart business decisions and develop business strategies.
Cloud deal tracker covers the major and important deals signed for two years, 2014 and 2015 and tracks the global cloud services market. The deal tracker helps clients understand emerging trends in the cloud market and identify underlying opportunities.
The report provides analysis of approximately 147 deals signed in the cloud market in various industries covering government & defense, banking, financial services, & insurance, aviation/airlines, and technology industry.
We have categorized deals based on the service models and deployment modes used. In this cloud deal tracker, deals are classified into three categories: Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). Main deployment modes identified in this report are private cloud, public cloud, and hybrid cloud. The analysis of service models and deployment modes is aimed to assist business leader and IT decision makers to plan their future investments. The deals signed in the cloud market includes services for data center outsourcing, application management, applications testing, systems integration, storage outsourcing, desktop outsourcing, network management, network consulting & integration, data management, custom application development, software deploy & support, and hardware deploy & support. Deals are classified for 2014 and 2015 based on their service models and trend analysis for the same is also given. Deals are classified and compared based on their deployment modes for each year and a comparison of these deals for 2014 and 2015 based on their deployment modes, which is provided by deal tracker.
The cloud deal tracker analyses the vendor trend by identifying the major players in the cloud market and their products and services they offer in the cloud services space. This deal tracker tracks the key industries and presents the comparison among them for 2014 and 2015.
Most of the organizations are moving towards cloud adoption to trim their cost of technology and effectively manage information services. Organizations are using some or the other service from SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS and deploying through private, public, and hybrid cloud modes. Government and defense, retail, manufacturing, consumer goods, automotive, aviation/airlines, utilities, Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), and other industries are transitioning from on-premise to cloud because of its benefits, which includes better security, lowered risks, improved agility and scalability, data protection, reliable service, ease of use, and lowered cost of ownership. Cloud computing allows these organizations to access information from anywhere and anytime, which is the main reason for cloud adoption. Not only large, but even small and mid-sized firms are considering or currently using cloud computing technology.
The deal tracker also identifies the region most active in the cloud market and deals are classified based on the regions they are signed in.
The report scope covers the overall and major cloud deals done in 2014 and 2015. A comparison of these signed deals for 2014 and 2015 is provided by this deal tracker. Deals are compared and classified in various categories. These categories include service models and deployment modes offered by cloud service vendors, contract duration, vendor and region. Industry analysis is given by deal tracker, covering various industries including government and defense, BFSI, aviation/airlines, and technology industries.
For this report, only the deals signed in 2014 and 2015 are considered.
This report is instrumental in helping the stakeholders to plan their IT investments and future strategies. Stakeholders for the cloud market are:
- Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)
- Internet Service Providers (ISPs), Networking companies
- Data Center Providers
- System integrators/migration service providers
- Managed Service Providers (MSPs)
- Professional Service Providers
- Cloud Service Brokers (CSBs), Aggregators
- Cloud Vendors
- Cloud Architects
- Cloud services developers
- Channel partners
- Value-added resellers (VARs)
- System Administrator
- Government/Regulatory and compliance agencies
- Investors and venture capitalists