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Concise Analysis of the International Community Cloud Market - Forecasts to 2018

DUBLIN, January 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4k77gf/community_cloud) have announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Community Cloud Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering.

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In recent years, there has been a substantial demand across verticals for cloud services in the marketplace. The demand had been surging in industries that relay huge amount of data for high performance computing applications and services. Further, security services, reduced infrastructure and operational costs provided by cloud leaders have increased cloud services demand. With potential opportunities in further reducing CAPEX (capital expenditures) and OPEX (operating expenses), several organizations with similar requirements have adopted a community cloud model. Moreover, investments are being made in community cloud services through research and development by the majority of the market players.

The global adoption trend towards cloud and rising demand for cloud-based services across industries such as government agencies, financial organizations, education industry, gaming industry and healthcare have created the need for adopting community cloud solutions. This will not only reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) but increase business productivity. Huge spending by various governments across the globe and increase in pressure for various communities to comply with regulatory standards will drive the growth of this market in the coming years. The community cloud technologies are built around the cloud computing technologies, with the main difference of its utility and usage based on various verticals having similar functionalities and compliance regulations.

This report identifies the multiple factors that are shaping the future of the community cloud market. One such factor is the requirement of security and regulatory norms that are addressing the formed community's need subjected to different verticals. Secondly, the shared cost for cloud services which will open doors for SMB's to leverage from community cloud services. Even though, the adoption of community cloud is expected to gradually increase the restraints such as data security, trust and control shall continuously pose challenge to the market. The adoption of community cloud is expected to grow steadily and will have a pervasive existence across all the major verticals.

Some of the major vendors of community cloud market are VMware, Amazon Web services, IBM and CSC. Many small innovative companies have also surfaced and are forthcoming as the solution providers for the community cloud market. The community cloud research report analyzes global adoption trends, drivers and evolving platforms in this rapidly emerging market. The report aims at identifying and evaluating the current market size and the future market opportunities.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

3 Community Cloud: Market Ecosystem And Dynamics

4 Community Cloud: Market Size And Forecast By Technologies

5 Community Cloud: Market Size And Forecast By Professional Services

6 Community Cloud: Market Size And Forecast By Applications

7 Community Cloud: Market Size And Forecast By Verticals

8 Community Cloud: Market Size And Forecast By Regions

9 Community Cloud: Market Analysis, Trends And Insights

10 Competitive Landscape

11 Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned:

  • Akamai Technologies
  • Amadeusit Group Sa
  • Amazon Web Services LLC
  • Atos Se
  • Basicgov Systems INC
  • CSC
  • Ca Technologies
  • Cfn Services
  • Cisco
  • Clear Government Solutions INC
  • Dell
  • EMC
  • Eduserv
  • Eucalyptus Systems INC
  • Gigavirt Technologies
  • Google
  • IBM
  • Inetu INC
  • International Game Technology (IGT)
  • Microsoft
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Nuehealth
  • Nyse Euronext
  • Optum

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4k77gf/community_cloud

Media Contact: Laura Wood, +353-1-481-1716, press@researchandmarkets.net

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