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Cloud Computing - UK - August 2018

“Digital technologies are disrupting entire industries and customer expectations, and cloud computing has become a key ingredient in enabling companies to cope with this change. Market growth is dynamic, offering constant cost-effective and scalable access to the latest technology for clients and recurring revenues for suppliers. The battle for worldwide market share is intense and very different strategies are being adopted by global industry giants. At the same time, local facilities are the second most important purchasing consideration for the client base.”
– Terry Leggett, Senior Analyst

This Report looks at the following areas:

  • Better to have the cloud in the UK
  • Is the cloud safe?

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Table of contents

  1. Overview

    • What you need to know
      • Covered in this Report
      • Executive Summary

          • The market
            • Strong growth
              • Figure 1: The cloud computing market 2014-18
            • Market penetration
              • Figure 2: Estimated adoption of cloud computing, by function, 2017
            • Is Brexit actually a market stimulus?
              • Much to gain
                • Growth across the board
                  • Figure 3: Cloud computing revenue streams, 2014-18
                • ‘Cloud everything’ – Still a long way off
                  • Will it be public, private or a hybrid?
                    • Figure 4: Cloud strategy among enterprises, 2018
                    • Figure 5: Cloud strategy among SMEs, 2018
                  • Companies and brands
                    • The worldwide leaders
                      • Figure 6: The global cloud leaders, by cloud revenue, 2017
                    • It is much more fragmented than that
                      • What we think
                      • Issues and Insights

                        • Better to have the cloud in the UK
                          • The facts
                            • The implications
                              • Is the cloud safe?
                                • The facts
                                  • The implications
                                  • The Market – What You Need to Know

                                    • When will there be a ‘cloud first’ mentality?
                                      • Will Brexit have any effect?
                                        • Why is ICT equipment expenditure rising?
                                        • Market Size

                                          • Dynamic growth
                                            • Figure 7: The cloud computing market 2014-18
                                          • All revenue streams in strong growth
                                              • Figure 8: Cloud computing revenue streams, 2014-18
                                          • Market Segmentation

                                            • Applications of cloud computing
                                              • Figure 9: Proportion of businesses buying cloud computing services, by application, 2015
                                              • Figure 10: Estimated adoption of cloud computing, by function, 2017
                                              • Figure 11: Two year growth in cloud computing services penetration, by application, 2015
                                            • Size of company
                                              • Figure 12: Proportion of companies buying cloud computing services, by number of employees, 2015
                                          • Market Segmentation – Manufacturing

                                              • Figure 13: Proportion of manufacturing businesses buying cloud computing services, by application, 2015
                                              • Figure 14: Two year growth rates in cloud computing applications penetration in the manufacturing sector, 2015
                                          • Market Segmentation – Utilities

                                              • Figure 15: Proportion of utilities businesses buying cloud computing services, by application, 2015
                                              • Figure 16: Two-year growth rates in cloud computing applications penetration in the utilities sector, 2015
                                          • Market Segmentation – Construction

                                              • Figure 17: Proportion of construction businesses buying cloud computing services, by application, 2015
                                              • Figure 18: Two-year growth rates in cloud computing applications penetration in the construction sector, 2015
                                          • Market Segmentation – Wholesale

                                              • Figure 19: Proportion of wholesalers buying cloud computing services, by application, 2015
                                              • Figure 20: Two-year growth rates in cloud computing applications penetration in the wholesale sector, 2015
                                          • Market Segmentation – Retail

                                              • Figure 21: Proportion of retailers buying cloud computing services, by application, 2015
                                              • Figure 22: Two-year growth rates in cloud computing applications penetration in the retail sector, 2015
                                          • Market Segmentation – Transport & Storage

                                              • Figure 23: Proportion of transport & storage companies buying cloud computing services, by application, 2015
                                              • Figure 24: Two-year growth rates in cloud computing applications penetration in the transport & storage sector, 2015
                                          • Market Segmentation – Accommodation and Food Service

                                              • Figure 25: Proportion of accommodation and food service companies buying cloud computing services, by application, 2015
                                              • Figure 26: Two-year growth rates in cloud computing applications penetration in the accommodation and food service sector, 2015
                                          • Market Segmentation – Information and Communication

                                              • Figure 27: Proportion of information and communication companies buying cloud computing services, by application, 2015
                                              • Figure 28: Two-year growth rates in cloud computing applications penetration in the information and communication sector, 2015
                                          • Market Segmentation – Other Services

                                              • Figure 29: Proportion of other services companies buying cloud computing services, by application, 2015
                                              • Figure 30: Two-year growth rates in cloud computing applications penetration in the other services sector, 2015
                                          • Market Forecast

                                            • Growth to continue
                                                • Figure 31: Forecast cloud computing market, 2019-23
                                              • The cloud model is different in enterprises and SMEs
                                                • Figure 32: Cloud strategy among enterprises, 2018
                                                • Figure 33: Cloud strategy among SMEs, 2018
                                              • Workloads differ too
                                                • Figure 34: Workload on the cloud by size of company, 2018
                                            • The Impact of the Economy

                                              • Cloud affecting all areas of the economy
                                                • Figure 35: UK GDP quarterly development, by sector, 2004-18
                                                • Figure 36: Forecast GDP development, 2017-22
                                            • Market Trends

                                              • A change in the IT model
                                                • Figure 37: ICT equipment expenditure, 2010-17
                                              • Strong growth in SaaS, PaaS and Iaas globally
                                                • Cloud storage cost and capacity changes
                                                  • First people, then things, and ultimately everything
                                                    • Security
                                                      • Hybrid cloud solutions
                                                        • Challenges change by company size
                                                          • Figure 38: Cloud challenges by company size, 2018
                                                      • Market Drivers

                                                        • Stimulators and inhibitors
                                                            • Figure 39: Cloud adoption by decision drivers, 2017
                                                          • Internet access and usage
                                                            • Figure 40: Worldwide internet usage, BY region 2010-17 (Millions and %)
                                                            • Figure 41: Proportion of businesses with internet access in the UK, by size of company, 2012-16 (%)
                                                          • It’s all about speed
                                                            • Figure 42: Proportion of businesses with internet access and type of connection, by number of employees, 2012-16 (%)
                                                            • Figure 43: Proportion of businesses by maximum contracted internet connection speed, by number of employees, 2012-16 (%)
                                                          • Websites
                                                            • Figure 44: Proportion of companies operating a website, by size of company, 2016
                                                        • Companies and Brands – What You Need to Know

                                                          • It’s fiercely competitive
                                                            • Will the hybrid cloud be the end game?
                                                            • Industry Structure

                                                              • Investment requirements create stability
                                                                  • Figure 45: Changes in the structure of the data processing, hosting and related activities industry, 2013-17
                                                              • Competitive Strategies

                                                                • The hybrid model
                                                                  • The Microsoft target
                                                                    • Better, cheaper and easier
                                                                      • The AWS model
                                                                        • A surprisingly late entrant
                                                                          • The Google model
                                                                            • A sector right for consolidation
                                                                              • It’s not all about the technology giants
                                                                              • Company Profiles

                                                                                • The global giants
                                                                                  • Figure 46: The global cloud leaders, by cloud revenue, 2017
                                                                              • Appendix – Data Sources, Abbreviations and Supporting Information

                                                                                  • Abbreviations
                                                                                    • Methodology

                                                                                    Cloud Computing - UK - August 2018

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