SA Data Centre and Cloud Services Market Forecast and Analysis


The study provides an understanding of the data centre and cloud computing markets in South Africa at a multi-dimensional and strategic level.

Objectives of the report

The research covers the following categories: Colocation, Managed hosting, Web hosting, and and the cloud service categories of Infrastructure as a service, Platform as a service, and Software as a service. The report includes drivers and inhibitors of the various areas. The report also takes a forward-looking view identifying significant trends shaping the market.

Research methodology

The report will be based on vendor surveys:

Interviews with leading players in the supply of hosting and cloud computing will be sought out and augmented by secondary research from various sources.

Market segmentations

The taxonomy consists of two areas as shown below:

Hosting

Colocation
Managed hosting
Web hosting

Cloud Computing

Infrastructure as a service
Platform as a service
Business software as a service
Communication as a service

Cloud security (as an adjunct to some of the above categories)

Key questions answered

What is the local data centre capacity and utilisation?

Who are the key players in the various areas?

What is the adoption in the market of hosting and cloud computing?

What will the future market and industry structure look like?

Product attributes

The research will cover the following subjects: 

  • The significant global & local trends shaping the hosting & cloud computing services markets
  • Market adoption in 2015
  • Outlook for the next five years

Deliverables

  • Report in PDF format
  • Clients are also entitled to a presentation/workshop in Johannesburg (may be combined with other topics at BMI-T's discretion)

Research team

The study is led by Clinton Jacobs (Senior IT Sector Analyst). The BMI-T team has extensive sector experience in this field, having conducted multiple studies related to both IT services in South Africa and the nature of business customers and related IT markets and industry developments.

Deliverables and format

  • PDF Power Point format
  • Clients are also entitled to a presentation/workshop in Johannesburg (may be combined with other topics at BMI-T's discretion).

Further information

For further information and details on how to subscribe to this research please contact Anita Mathews on 011 540 8000 or anita@bmi-t.co.za.