Click here to close now.

Welcome!

Linux Authors: Liz McMillan, Carmen Gonzalez, Ian Khan, Brad Thies, Pat Romanski

News Feed Item

Global Consumer Cloud Services Industry

NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

 

Global Consumer Cloud Services Industry

http://www.reportlinker.com/p0960392/Global-Consumer-Cloud-Services-Indu...

 

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Consumer Cloud Services in US$ Million by the following Segments: Cloud Gaming, Cloud Music (includes Paid Music only), Cloud Mobile Applications, Cloud VoIP, and Other Cloud Services (includes E-mail Services, Storage/ Backup Services, and Social Networking Services. Social Networking Services, and excludes Social Gaming). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2018. The report profiles 73 companies including many key and niche players such as Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc., Catch Media, Inc., Carbonite, Inc., Dropbox, Inc., Evernote Corp., Google Inc., Microsoft Corporation, KKBOX Inc., LinkedIn Corporation, Pro Softnet Corporation, Research In Motion, NewBay Software Ltd., Specific Media LLC, SugarSync Inc., and Yahoo! Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

 

 

 

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

 

 

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

Consumer Cloud Computing - A Quick Review II-1

Table 1: World Cloud Computing Industry (2011) - Percentage

Share Breakdown of Cloud Computing Services by Segments -

Applications, Infrastructure, Servers, Storage, Application

Development (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

 

Table 2: World Cloud Computing Industry (2011) - Percentage

Share Breakdown of Market Share of Leading Players -

Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Yahoo and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

Cloud Technology: Optimally Positioned to Provide Consumer

Applications II-2

Consumer Cloud Services: An Emerging Platform for Digital

Content Distribution & Consumption II-3

Why a Trip to the Cloud is Worth it II-3

Economic Benefits - Sweeteners for Consumer Cloud Service

Adoption II-3

Free Ad Supported Plans to Accelerate Adoption of Consumer

Cloud Services II-4

Extreme Scalability II-4

Ubiquity II-5

Data Management Concerns Outsourced II-5

Cloud Insurance Shields from Losses II-5

Proliferation of Internet Provides a Fertile Environment for

Growth of Consumer Cloud Services II-5

Table 3: Rapid Proliferation of Internet: Breakdown of Number

of Internet Users for Years 2000 & 2010 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6

 

Table 4: Internet Penetration Rates (In %) Worldwide by

Select Geographic Region/Country for the year 2011 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6

Remote Access: The Real Flavor of Consumer Cloud Computing II-7

Consumer Mobile Cloud Services: A Lucrative Subset of Consumer

Cloud Computing II-7

Consumer Mobile Usage Habits Indicate Strong Potential for

Mobile Consumer Cloud Services II-8

Opportunity Indicators II-8

Table 5: Global Mobile Internet Market (2010): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Revenues for MMS/SMS, Entertainment,

Advertisement/Search, Enterprise Services and Other Data

Access (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

 

Table 6: Untapped Potential in Store for Mobile Cloud Music

Services - Presented as Percentage Share of Mobile Users

Accessing Music Applications Over Mobile Phones by Time Spent

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

 

Table 7: Average Listener Hours for Mobile Music for the

years 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014 for Web and Mobile (in

Billions of Hours) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Continued Rise in Mobile Users: A Key Opportunity II-9

Table 8: World Market for Mobile Handsets: Breakdown of

Volume Sales in Million Units for Years 2011, 2013 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

 

Table 9: World Market for Mobile Handsets by Technology -

Percentage Breakdown of Annual Sales Volume for 2G, 2.5G, 3G,

3.5G, and 3.9G Enabled Handsets for Years 2008, 2011 & 2014

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Growing Adoption of Smartphones to Boost Market Prospects for

Mobile Consumer Cloud Services II-11

Smartphones Sales Continues to Grow Across the Globe II-11

Table 10: Global Market for Smart phones (2011 & 2015):

Breakdown of Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units by

Geographic Markets - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific,

Latin America, and Rest of World Markets - Independently

Analyzed with for Years 2011 and 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-12

Entertainment Applications Lead Smartphone Content: Indication

of Potential in Store for Mobile Consumer Cloud Services II-12

Latest Mobile Wireless Network Technologies - A Key Enabler II-12

Impact of the Recent Economic Recession in Retrospect II-13

Outlook II-14

Emerging Markets to Lend Traction to the Global Market II-14

Table 11: Global Internet Usage (2011): Percentage Breakdown

of Number of Internet Users by Region - Asia, Europe, North

America, Latin America, Africa, Middle East, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15

 

Table 12: World Internet Usage (2011): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Number of Internet Users by Country (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15

 

Table 13: Global Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of

Mobile Handsets Sold by Region for the year 2011 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16

 

Table 14: Global Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of

Mobile Subscriptions by Region for the year 2011 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16

 

Table 15: World Market for Mobile Internet (2010): Breakdown

of Number of Mobile Internet Users in Million by Geographic

Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17

Cloud Gaming - The Most Promising Segment II-17

Cloud Based Mobile Phone Applications - A Major Revenue

Contributor II-18

Interest in Cloud-Based e-mail Services Growing Rapidly II-18

Key Challenges II-18

Bandwidth - A Growing Concern for Cloud Services II-18

Data Security II-19

Lack of Transparency II-19

Integration Challenges II-19

Abuse II-19

Amplification of Downtime II-20

Lack of Service-Level Agreements (SLAs) II-20

The New is not Trusted II-20

Lack of Standardization: II-20

Users Spoilt for Choice: II-20

Latency Issues II-20

Vendor Risks II-21

Business Gets Complicated II-21

 

2. SERVICE OVERVIEW II-22

Cracking the Mystery Behind the Nebulous Concept of Cloud

Computing II-22

What's a Cloud? II-22

History II-22

Cloud Computing Architecture II-23

Components of a Cloud Computing Architecture II-23

Client II-23

Services II-23

Characteristics that Set Cloud Computing apart II-24

What are Cloud Computing Services? II-24

"Cloud Services" - How Different is it from Cloud Computing? II-24

Attributes that Define New Generation of "Cloud Services" II-25

Cloud Service Types II-25

Infrastructure Services II-25

Business Process Services II-26

Application Services II-26

Key Attributes of Cloud Application Services: II-26

Cloud Services - Deployment Models: II-27

Public/External Cloud Computing II-27

Community cloud II-27

Private/Internal Cloud Computing: II-27

Hybrid cloud II-28

Cloud Service Segments - Corporate and Consumer II-28

Consumer Cloud Services - Definition II-28

Typical Consumer Cloud Computing Services II-28

Cloud Gaming Services II-28

Cloud Music Services II-29

Cloud Mobile Application Services II-29

Cloud VoIP Services II-29

Cloud Based Email Services II-29

Cloud Based Storage and Backup Services II-29

Cloud Based Social Networking Services II-29

Preview of Some of the Popular Consumer Cloud Services II-29

Cloud Services - Business Models II-30

Subscription Model II-30

Usage-Based Model II-31

Advertising-based II-31

Success-based or ROI-based II-31

Consumer Cloud Computing: Technological Overview: II-31

Consumer Devices to Reach the Cloud II-32

Chromebooks II-32

ITwin II-32

Viera Cloud Tablets II-32

 

3. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-33

Verizon Takes Over CloudSwitch II-33

CenturyLink and Savvis Accomplish Merger II-33

Citrix Takes Over Cloud.com II-34

Stoneware Takes Over LanSchool Technologies II-34

DSS Acquires ExtraDev II-35

CA Enters into Partnership with Microsoft II-35

Citrix Acquires ShareFile II-36

Autonomy Acquires Cloud Data Storage Services from Iron Mountain II-36

Salesforce.com Acquires Radian6 II-36

Intel to Invest in Embedded and Cloud Computing Research II-37

Mozy Stops Unlimited Storage, Increases Limited Storage Costs II-38

Capgemini Joins Hands with EMC for SaaS Offering II-38

IronKey enters into a Partnership with Imation for Secure

Cloud-based Web Services II-39

Huawei, Carleton and TELUS Ink a Deal for Enterprise Cloud

Services II-40

Dell Collaborates with VMware II-40

GBS Enterprises Inks Agreement with IBM II-40

Red Hat to Take Over Gluster II-41

Acer to Take Over iGware II-41

IBM Launches Cloud Computing Software II-41

Hewlett-Packard to Develop Internet Services II-41

CX Forays into Cloud Space Services Sector II-42

The Mahindra Group Signs MoU with Cisco Systems II-42

Colt Technology Services to Introduce Public Cloud Computing

Services II-42

VMware and Cisco Introduce New Improvements to Virtualization

Solutions II-42

VMware Takes Over Operations of Mozy II-43

Egenera Inks Intent-To-Deliver Agreement with NEC II-43

Cloud Silver Lining and Egenera Enter into Partnership II-43

Salesforce.com and Dun & Bradstreet Partner to Launch Data.com II-44

Rackspace Hosting and Akamai Partners to Offer Robust Cloud

Computing Portfolio One-Stop Cloud Shop II-44

Intuit and Salesforce.com Partners to Offer CRM suite to

QuickBooks Customers II-45

Orion Energy Systems Selects Microsoft's Windows Azure Platform II-45

MonaVie Selects Vocus' Cloud-based Marketing and PR Software II-45

IBM Partners with Akamai to Speed Cloud and Web Applications

Delivery II-46

Citrix Announces New GoTo Developer Center II-47

Citrix Systems Introduces New European Versions of Cloud

Services Product "GoTo" II-47

General Mills Develops Gluten Freely a Website Based on

Windows Azure II-48

Specific Media and Justin Timberlake Take over Myspace II-48

Computer Technologies Consultants and SoftLayer Sign Federal

Cloud Computing Agreement II-48

Neusoft and NEC to Enter into Cloud Computing Joint Venture II-49

Fujitsu and Microsoft Enter into Global Cloud Computing

Partnership II-50

GI Partners Merges SoftLayer® and The Planet® II-50

Rackspace Takes Over Cloudkick II-51

Microsoft Establishes Cloud Computing Facility II-51

Hutchison Global Communications Inks MoU with Microsoft Hong Kong II-52

Dell Acquires Cloud Computing Company II-52

Red Hat Offers Cloud Foundations: Edition One II-52

eBay and Microsoft Enter into Partnership II-52

Dell Takes Over Boomi II-53

IBM Acquires Coremetrics II-53

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone to Acquire Dimension Data II-54

CA Takes Over 3Tera® II-54

VMware Takes Over Zimbra® from Yahoo! II-54

Citrix and Novell Enters into an Agreement to Offer Cloud

Computing and Virtualization Interoperability Tools Options II-55

Vmware Collaborates with HP II-55

Microsoft Releases Xdrive Beta Tool for Movement of Apps to

Azure Cloud II-56

VMware Takes Over SpringSource II-56

EMC and Cisco Systems Enter into VCE Coalition with VMware II-57

Zoho Joins Force with VMWare to Offer Applications through

Private SaaS Clouds II-57

CHT Signs MOU with Microsoft to Deliver Cloud Services II-57

Tellme and Microsoft Announce Speech Innovation Tool for Cloud

Services II-58

 

4. PRODUCT/SERVICE LAUNCHES II-60

Aigo Unveils AigoCloud Consumer Cloud Services II-60

Huawei Unveils Cloud Computing Mobile Phones II-60

Amazon Unveils Upgrades to Cloud Player II-60

Apple Launches iCloud II-60

Optus Unveils Smart Safe II-61

PEER 1 Managed Hosting Unveils Zunicore and Zunicore Cloud

Hosting II-61

NTRglobal to Roll Out NTR Cloud Platform II-62

One Network Enterprises Introduces Secure Supply Chain II-62

Applied Micro Circuits Launches X-Gene Processor II-62

Contegix Rolls Out MiraCloud Platform II-63

Google Unveils Google Cloud SQL II-63

Symantec Rolls Out Symantec O3 Cloud Security Platform II-64

Autonomy Introduces WorkSite Version 9.0 II-64

Piston Cloud Computing Unveils pentOS™ II-65

Maxis Communications Berhad Introduces Maxis Cloud II-65

Acer Launches Acer Cloud Competency Center II-66

Toshiba Launches Canvio 3.0 Line II-66

Hewlett-Packard Rolls Out Private Beta Program II-67

Alibaba Cloud Computing Introduces Aliyun OS and K-Touch

Cloud-Smart Phone W700 II-67

EMC Launches ProSphere™ II-68

VMware to Roll Out Suite of Cloud Computing Products II-68

First Trust Advisors Introduces First Trust ISE Cloud

Computing Index Fund II-69

Hewlett Packard Philippines Unveils CloudSystem Technology II-69

Quadrant 4 Systems Introduces Suite of Solutions II-69

Asigra Launches Asigra Cloud Backup v11 II-69

International Business Machines Rolls Out SmartCloud Enterprise II-70

ArcusIT Introduces IaaS platform II-70

Tata Consultancy Services Rolls Out iON Solution II-70

InMage Systems Launches ScoutCloud Recovery- as-a-Service

Platform II-71

VMware Launches New Product Solutions for Virtual

Infrastructure Management II-71

Vocus Launches Vocus Marketing All-In-One Software Suite for

Marketers and Business-Owners II-72

ServiceSource® Unveils eCommerce Cloud Application for

Recurring Service Revenue Operations II-73

BMC Software and Akamai Technologies Introduce Edgeview II-73

Akamai Technologies Introduces New Set of Cloud Defense Solutions II-74

Fujitsu and Microsoft Introduce Global Cloud Platform Service II-74

Egenera Launches Advanced Version of PAN Manager® 7.1 II-75

Carbonite Launches New HomePlus and Home Premier Backup Solutions II-76

Citrix Enhances NetScaler® SDX™ Platform with the Addition of

WAN Optimization Service II-77

Citrix Releases New Edition of CloudStack™ for VMware vSphere

and OracleVM Customers II-77

KT Launches ucloud CS II-78

Sify Introduces First Consumer Cloud Services Platform II-79

iHorizons Unveils samaCloud II-80

Google Rolls Out Chrome Web Store, Chrome OS and Chrome Browser II-80

newScale® Launches newScale Service Portal™ II-80

Wirestorm Introduces Business Cloud Computing Services II-81

Acer Unveils Clear.fi II-81

Versatile Systems Rolls Out Self-Service Cloud Platform II-81

KT and Cloudscaling Introduce Private Cloud II-81

A10 NetworksTM Launches AX Series Virtualization Product Roadmap II-82

InfoTech Spotlight Rolls Out Cloud Computing Channel II-82

Apple to Offer Cloud Computing Services for i Tunes Users II-82

Lantronix Unveils ManageLinx 3.0 II-82

Affiliated Computer Services Introduces ACS Enterprise Cloud II-83

Ebix Introduces Cloud Cloud-Computing Strategy II-83

6fusion Launches UC6 Version 3.0 II-84

Terremark Worldwide Introduces Cloud Computing Services II-85

Wipro Technologies Introduces Digital Customer Experience

Platform II-85

Tech Data Belgium to Launch SMB Services II-85

Salesforce.com Launches Salesforce Chatter II-86

Microsoft Unveils Windows Azure II-87

Concur Unveils Concur® Breeze Expense Reporting Service for

Small Enterprises II-88

Coradiant® and Akamai Unveil Joint Solution for Optimized

Global Web Applications Delivery II-88

Symantec Offers Cloud Based Backup Service II-89

Reliance Communication Unveils Reliance Cloud Computing Services II-89

International Business Machines Releases LotusLive iNotes II-90

Mcafee Introduces Cloud-Based Storage Service for Customers II-90

Netmagic Solutions Launches CloudServe, PrivateCloud and

CloudNet Cloud Computing Services II-90

Hewlett-Packard Introduces HP Cloud Assure II-91

Symantec Releases Norton Online Backup II-92

NETGEAR® Introduces ReadyNAS® Vault™ II-92

Soonr Launches Cloud Computing Application for iPhone Users II-93

Salesforce.com and Dell Unveil Joint Solutions to Deliver

Cloud-Based Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Applications for SMBs II-94

Akamai Launches Cloud Based Firewall Services for Web

Applications II-95

Xen Introduces Xen Cloud Platform: an Open Cloud

Infrastructure Platform II-95

Microsoft Introduces Windows Azure Platform and Other Offerings II-96

 

5. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-97

Amazon.com Inc (US) II-97

Apple Inc. (US) II-97

Catch Media, Inc. (US) II-97

Carbonite, Inc. (US) II-98

Dropbox, Inc. (US) II-98

Evernote Corp (US) II-98

Google Inc (US) II-99

Microsoft Corporation (US) II-99

KKBOX Inc. (Taiwan) II-100

LinkedIn Corporation (US) II-100

Pro Softnet Corporation (US) II-101

Research In Motion (Canada) II-101

NewBay Software Ltd. (UK) II-102

Specific Media LLC (US) II-102

SugarSync Inc (US) II-103

Yahoo! Inc. (US) II-103

 

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-104

Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Consumer Cloud Services by Geographic Region/Country - US,

Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Revenue (in US$ Million) for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-104

 

Table 17: World 10-Year Perspective for Consumer Cloud

Services by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown

of Revenue for US, Europe and Rest of World Markets for Years

2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-105

 

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Cloud Gaming by Geographic Region/ Country - US, Europe and

Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Revenue (in

US$ Million) for Years 2011 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-106

 

Table 19: World 7-Year Perspective for Cloud Gaming by

Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Revenue

for US, Europe and Rest of World Markets for Years 2012 & 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-107

 

Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Cloud Music by Geographic Region/Country - US, Europe and Rest

of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Revenue (in US$

Million) for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-108

 

Table 21: World 10-Year Perspective for Cloud Music by

Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Revenue

for US, Europe and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2012

& 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-109

 

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Cloud Mobile Applications by Geographic Region/ Country - US,

Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Revenue (in US$ Million) for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-110

 

Table 23: World 10-Year Perspective for Cloud Mobile

Applications by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage

Breakdown of Revenue for US, Europe and Rest of World Markets

for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-111

 

Table 24: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Cloud VoIP by Geographic Region/Country - US, Europe and Rest

of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Revenue (in US$

Million) for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-112

 

Table 25: World 10-Year Perspective for Cloud VoIP by

Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Revenue

for US, Europe and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2012

& 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-113

 

Table 26: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Other Consumer Cloud Services by Geographic Region/Country -

US, Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed

with Revenue (in US$ Million) for Years 2009 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-114

 

Table 27: World 10-Year Perspective for Other Consumer Cloud

Services by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown

of Revenue for US, Europe and Rest of World Markets for Years

2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-115

 

 

III. MARKET

 

1. UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Current & Future Analysis III-1

Number of Paid Users to Increase III-1

Cloud Music - High on Consumer Preference III-1

Table 28: US Music Market (2011): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Revenue by Segment - Digital, Physical and

Performance Rights. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1

Strategic Corporate Developments III-2

Product/Service Launches III-16

Key Players III-32

B.Market Analytics III-39

Table 29: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Consumer Cloud Services by Segment - Cloud Gaming, Cloud

Music, Cloud Mobile Applications, Cloud VoIP and Other

Consumer Cloud Services Markets Independently Analyzed with

Revenues in (US$ Million) for Years 2009 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

 

Table 30: US 10-Year Perspective for Consumer Cloud Services

by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Cloud

Gaming, Cloud Music, Cloud Mobile Applications, Cloud VoIP

and Other Consumer Cloud Services Markets for Years 2009,

2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

 

2. EUROPE III-41

A.Market Analysis III-41

Current & Future Analysis III-41

Strategic Corporate Development III-41

Product/Service Launches III-41

Key Player III-43

B.Market Analytics III-44

Table 31: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Consumer Cloud Services by Segment - Cloud Gaming, Cloud

Music, Cloud Mobile Applications, Cloud VoIP and Other

Consumer Cloud Services Markets Independently Analyzed with

Revenues in (US$ Million) for Years 2009 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

 

Table 32: European 10-Year Perspective for Consumer Cloud

Services by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for

Cloud Gaming, Cloud Music, Cloud Mobile Applications, Cloud

VoIP and Other Consumer Cloud Services Markets for Years

2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

 

3. REST OF WORLD III-46

A.Market Analysis III-46

Current & Future Analysis III-46

Asia-Pacific - A Highly Prominent Market III-46

Cloud Music Services in Asia-Pacific - A Review III-46

Review of Key Regional Markets III-47

Japan III-47

China III-47

India III-47

The Middle East III-47

Strategic Corporate Developments III-48

Product/Service Launches III-52

Key Players III-62

B.Market Analytics III-63

Table 33: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Consumer Cloud Services by Segment - Cloud

Gaming, Cloud Music, Cloud Mobile Applications, Cloud VoIP

and Other Consumer Cloud Services Markets Independently

Analyzed with Revenues (in US$ Million) for Years 2009

through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

 

Table 34: Rest of World 10-Year Perspective for Consumer

Cloud Services by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues

for Cloud Gaming, Cloud Music, Cloud Mobile Applications,

Cloud VoIP and Other Consumer Cloud Services Markets for

Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

 

 

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

 

Total Companies Profiled: 73 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 74)

 

The United States (44)

Canada (3)

Japan (2)

Europe (13)

- Germany (1)

- The United Kingdom (5)

- Italy (1)

- Rest of Europe (6)

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (11)

Middle-East (1)

 

 

 

To order this report:

IT_Hosting Industry: Global Consumer Cloud Services Industry

 

 

Nicolas Bombourg
Reportlinker
Email: [email protected]
US: (805)652-2626
Intl: +1 805-652-2626

 

SOURCE Reportlinker

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) are increasing at an unprecedented rate. The threat landscape of today is drastically different than just a few years ago. Attacks are much more organized and sophisticated. They are harder to detect and even harder to anticipate. In the foreseeable future it's going to get a whole lot harder. Everything you know today will change. Keeping up with this changing landscape is already a daunting task. Your organization needs to use the latest tools, methods and expertise to guard against those threats. But will that be enough? In the foreseeable future attacks w...
Disruptive macro trends in technology are impacting and dramatically changing the "art of the possible" relative to supply chain management practices through the innovative use of IoT, cloud, machine learning and Big Data to enable connected ecosystems of engagement. Enterprise informatics can now move beyond point solutions that merely monitor the past and implement integrated enterprise fabrics that enable end-to-end supply chain visibility to improve customer service delivery and optimize supplier management. Learn about enterprise architecture strategies for designing connected systems tha...
Wearable devices have come of age. The primary applications of wearables so far have been "the Quantified Self" or the tracking of one's fitness and health status. We propose the evolution of wearables into social and emotional communication devices. Our BE(tm) sensor uses light to visualize the skin conductance response. Our sensors are very inexpensive and can be massively distributed to audiences or groups of any size, in order to gauge reactions to performances, video, or any kind of presentation. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Jocelyn Scheirer, CEO & Founder of Bionolux, will discuss ho...
Hadoop as a Service (as offered by handful of niche vendors now) is a cloud computing solution that makes medium and large-scale data processing accessible, easy, fast and inexpensive. In his session at Big Data Expo, Kumar Ramamurthy, Vice President and Chief Technologist, EIM & Big Data, at Virtusa, will discuss how this is achieved by eliminating the operational challenges of running Hadoop, so one can focus on business growth. The fragmented Hadoop distribution world and various PaaS solutions that provide a Hadoop flavor either make choices for customers very flexible in the name of opti...
Even as cloud and managed services grow increasingly central to business strategy and performance, challenges remain. The biggest sticking point for companies seeking to capitalize on the cloud is data security. Keeping data safe is an issue in any computing environment, and it has been a focus since the earliest days of the cloud revolution. Understandably so: a lot can go wrong when you allow valuable information to live outside the firewall. Recent revelations about government snooping, along with a steady stream of well-publicized data breaches, only add to the uncertainty
The Workspace-as-a-Service (WaaS) market will grow to $6.4B by 2018. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Seth Bostock, CEO of IndependenceIT, will begin by walking the audience through the evolution of Workspace as-a-Service, where it is now vs. where it going. To look beyond the desktop we must understand exactly what WaaS is, who the users are, and where it is going in the future. IT departments, ISVs and service providers must look to workflow and automation capabilities to adapt to growing demand and the rapidly changing workspace model.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Dyn, the worldwide leader in Internet Performance, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Dyn is a cloud-based Internet Performance company. Dyn helps companies monitor, control, and optimize online infrastructure for an exceptional end-user experience. Through a world-class network and unrivaled, objective intelligence into Internet conditions, Dyn ensures traffic gets delivered faster, safer, and more reliably than ever.
As organizations shift toward IT-as-a-service models, the need for managing and protecting data residing across physical, virtual, and now cloud environments grows with it. CommVault can ensure protection &E-Discovery of your data – whether in a private cloud, a Service Provider delivered public cloud, or a hybrid cloud environment – across the heterogeneous enterprise. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Randy De Meno, Chief Technologist - Windows Products and Microsoft Partnerships, will discuss how to cut costs, scale easily, and unleash insight with CommVault Simpana software, the only si...
Cloud data governance was previously an avoided function when cloud deployments were relatively small. With the rapid adoption in public cloud – both rogue and sanctioned, it’s not uncommon to find regulated data dumped into public cloud and unprotected. This is why enterprises and cloud providers alike need to embrace a cloud data governance function and map policies, processes and technology controls accordingly. In her session at 15th Cloud Expo, Evelyn de Souza, Data Privacy and Compliance Strategy Leader at Cisco Systems, will focus on how to set up a cloud data governance program and s...
Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, had reached 30,000 page views on his home page - http://RobertoMedrano.SYS-CON.com/ - on the SYS-CON family of online magazines, which includes Cloud Computing Journal, Internet of Things Journal, Big Data Journal, and SOA World Magazine. He is a recognized executive in the information technology fields of SOA, internet security, governance, and compliance. He has extensive experience with both start-ups and large companies, having been involved at the beginning of four IT industries: EDA, Open Systems, Computer Security and now SOA.
The industrial software market has treated data with the mentality of “collect everything now, worry about how to use it later.” We now find ourselves buried in data, with the pervasive connectivity of the (Industrial) Internet of Things only piling on more numbers. There’s too much data and not enough information. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Bob Gates, Global Marketing Director, GE’s Intelligent Platforms business, to discuss how realizing the power of IoT, software developers are now focused on understanding how industrial data can create intelligence for industrial operations. Imagine ...
Operational Hadoop and the Lambda Architecture for Streaming Data Apache Hadoop is emerging as a distributed platform for handling large and fast incoming streams of data. Predictive maintenance, supply chain optimization, and Internet-of-Things analysis are examples where Hadoop provides the scalable storage, processing, and analytics platform to gain meaningful insights from granular data that is typically only valuable from a large-scale, aggregate view. One architecture useful for capturing and analyzing streaming data is the Lambda Architecture, representing a model of how to analyze rea...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Vitria Technology, Inc. will exhibit at SYS-CON’s @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Vitria will showcase the company’s new IoT Analytics Platform through live demonstrations at booth #330. Vitria’s IoT Analytics Platform, fully integrated and powered by an operational intelligence engine, enables customers to rapidly build and operationalize advanced analytics to deliver timely business outcomes for use cases across the industrial, enterprise, and consumer segments.
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to evolve the way the world does business; however, understanding how to apply it to your company can be a mystery. Most people struggle with understanding the potential business uses or tend to get caught up in the technology, resulting in solutions that fail to meet even minimum business goals. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jesse Shiah, CEO / President / Co-Founder of AgilePoint Inc., showed what is needed to leverage the IoT to transform your business. He discussed opportunities and challenges ahead for the IoT from a market and technical point of vie...
HP and Aruba Networks on Monday announced a definitive agreement for HP to acquire Aruba, a provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise, for $24.67 per share in cash. The equity value of the transaction is approximately $3.0 billion, and net of cash and debt approximately $2.7 billion. Both companies' boards of directors have approved the deal. "Enterprises are facing a mobile-first world and are looking for solutions that help them transition legacy investments to the new style of IT," said Meg Whitman, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of HP...
Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities. Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 16th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York June 9-11 will find fresh new content in a new track called PaaS | Containers & Microservices Containers are not being considered for the first time by the cloud community, but a current era of re-consideration has pushed them to the top of the cloud agenda. With the launch of Docker's initial release in March of 2013, interest was revved up several notches. Then late last...
The explosion of connected devices / sensors is creating an ever-expanding set of new and valuable data. In parallel the emerging capability of Big Data technologies to store, access, analyze, and react to this data is producing changes in business models under the umbrella of the Internet of Things (IoT). In particular within the Insurance industry, IoT appears positioned to enable deep changes by altering relationships between insurers, distributors, and the insured. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Michael Sick, a Senior Manager and Big Data Architect within Ernst and Young's Financial Servi...
The explosion of connected devices / sensors is creating an ever-expanding set of new and valuable data. In parallel the emerging capability of Big Data technologies to store, access, analyze, and react to this data is producing changes in business models under the umbrella of the Internet of Things (IoT). In particular within the Insurance industry, IoT appears positioned to enable deep changes by altering relationships between insurers, distributors, and the insured. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Michael Sick, a Senior Manager and Big Data Architect within Ernst and Young's Financial Servi...
PubNub on Monday has announced that it is partnering with IBM to bring its sophisticated real-time data streaming and messaging capabilities to Bluemix, IBM’s cloud development platform. “Today’s app and connected devices require an always-on connection, but building a secure, scalable solution from the ground up is time consuming, resource intensive, and error-prone,” said Todd Greene, CEO of PubNub. “PubNub enables web, mobile and IoT developers building apps on IBM Bluemix to quickly add scalable realtime functionality with minimal effort and cost.”
Sensor-enabled things are becoming more commonplace, precursors to a larger and more complex framework that most consider the ultimate promise of the IoT: things connecting, interacting, sharing, storing, and over time perhaps learning and predicting based on habits, behaviors, location, preferences, purchases and more. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Tom Wesselman, Director of Communications Ecosystem Architecture at Plantronics, will examine the still nascent IoT as it is coalescing, including what it is today, what it might ultimately be, the role of wearable tech, and technology gaps stil...