Enterprise Cloud Services in the Middle East: Seven Factors that Will Impact Adoption

Enterprise Cloud Services in the Middle East: Seven Factors that Will Impact Adoption
Octobre 2015
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'Enterprise Cloud Services in the Middle East: Seven Factors that Will Impact Adoption,' a Telecom Insider Report by Pyramid Research, studies the growth prospects for SaaS, IaaS and PaaS in the major markets of the Middle East. This includes the countries where adoption is the highest: Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Turkey and Israel. The Insider Report first defines cloud services and provides the technological and business context for cloud computing in enterprise environments. It then analyzes each of the seven factors that are shaping the cloud services markets in the Middle East as well as the state of cloud service readiness in the region's six main markets. Three case studies examine the cloud ecosystems as well as the prospects for cloud services in Egypt, Turkey and the UAE, with particular attention paid to the role of governments. In conclusion, the Insider provides a set of key findings, a number of recommendations for operators, governments and other cloud service providers, and

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Executive summary

Introduction to enterprise cloud services

Enterprise cloud services definition and taxonomy

The evolution of enterprise server environments

Comparing the on-premise and cloud models

A framework for the cloud ecosystem and the position of the telecom operator

Middle East enterprise cloud market -factors affecting service adoption

Seven key factors will affect the adoption of enterprise cloud services in the Middle East

Public sector: E-government and smart city initiatives

Private sector: Economic landscape

State of fixed broadband as a cloud technology enabler

ICT regulatory developments

Availability of local commercial datacenter services

Cloud service availability: Presence of cloud service providers

Cloud service pricing strategies

Cloud readiness in the Middle East

Middle East cloud readiness matrix

Major enterprise concerns regarding cloud migration

Cloud service adoption in the Middle East

Case studies: Country readiness profiles

Case study: Enterprise cloud readiness in the UAE

Case study: Enterprise cloud readiness in Turkey

Case study: Enterprise cloud readiness in Egypt

Key findings and recommendations

Key findings


Appendix 1: Acronyms and definitions

Acronyms and definitions

Appendix 2: Major IT service players, cloud service players and prices

A closer look at some major IT services market players in the Middle East

Descriptions of popular cloud service providers in the Middle East

Pricing examples of cloud services in the Middle East

Description de l'éditeur

About Pyramid Research

For nearly 25 years, Pyramid Research has been providing practical advice on emerging market and service opportunities to leaders in the converged communications, media and technology industries. This distinctive approach to our research helps our clients identify opportunities and develop profitable business strategies.

Our highly structured analysis closely examines the performance, technology trends, macroeconomic and regulatory environment of service providers and equipment vendors in all of the countries we cover.  Using a bottom-up approach, we size market demand across services and countries, and conduct end user surveys to validate adoption trends and anticipate shifts in demand.

 Unlike our competitors who provide general global answers by indexing data from a few select markets, we fully segment and analyze the competitive landscapes of more than 100 countries. We conduct our own primary research in every country and develop scenarios for growth across technologies by assessing existing and emerging business models.

This unparalleled foundation assures clients that advice from Pyramid Research is reliable, relevant, and practical.


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