China’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) spending for developing and operating digital businesses is projected to exceed US$2 trillion over the next four years, according to a report shared by the International Data Corporation (IDC) at its Directions event in Shenzhen. Amid global economic, political, and social disruptions, businesses are expected to leverage the latest […]
China Cloud Computing
Top cloud computing companies in China include Alibaba Cloud, Tencent, Baidu, JD, China Telecom, etc. Overall, Alibaba has the largest market share in China while Baidu leads in AI Cloud. Find out more.
China Cloud Computing Market Forecast
By 2021, more than 90% of Chinese enterprises will rely on a combination of local/exclusive private clouds, multiple public clouds, and legacy platforms to meet their infrastructure needs, according to IDC.
By 2022, 50% of enterprises will deploy unified VMS, Kubernetes, and multi-cloud management processes and tools to support multi-cloud management and governance across local and public cloud deployments.
By 2022, 60% of China's top 500 enterprises will invest in the automation, orchestration and development life cycle management of cloud-native applications and platforms.
By 2023, 90% of new digital services will use services provided by the public cloud and internal APIs to build composite applications; half of them will use artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).
By 2023, 50% of Chinese enterprise applications will be deployed in a containerized hybrid / multi-cloud environment to provide an agile, seamless deployment and management experience.
By 2024, 10% of the internal workload of the enterprise will be supported by the public cloud stack outside the data center of the public cloud service provider, located in the customer data center and at the edge.
By 2024, 55% of Chinese enterprises will reduce the cost and complexity of enterprise application customization by investing in SaaS applications and platforms in specific industries.
By 2024, 50% of large Chinese enterprises will rely on the help of third-party service providers (SPs) in container, open-source and cloud-native application development.
By 2025, 50% of China's enterprise IT infrastructure spending will be allocated to the public cloud, and a quarter of enterprise IT applications will run on public cloud services.
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