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The Asia-Pacific infrastructure cloud services market has reached a tipping point, with five-year CAGR expected to be more than 25% and total market size expected to be just under $50bn by 2020. While the maturity level of cloud adoption varies greatly across the region, a growing band of enterprises view cloud as a technology that can deliver advantages beyond cost optimization.


  • Differentiation for many service providers comes on several fronts, including features, scalability, pricing options, support, local data centers, and professional services

Features and Benefits

  • Compares the top cloud service providers in the Asia-Pacific region and the factors driving their success.
  • Discusses what differentiates the leading vendors in the Asia-Pacific region.

Key questions answered

  • What are the main differentiators among the top cloud service providers in the Asia-Pacific region?
  • Why should enterprises short-list these service providers in any cloud engagement in the region?
  • Why should enterprise customers pick these service providers if they want to start a cloud journey?

Table of contents


  • Overview
  • Ovum view
  • Key findings
  • Recommendations for enterprise cloud buyers

Vendor solution selection

  • Inclusion criteria
  • Exclusion criteria

Infrastructure cloud services fundamentals

  • Infrastructure cloud services definition
  • Methodology

Selecting an infrastructure cloud services provider in Asia-Pacific, 2016–17

  • Ovum Decision Matrix


  • Amazon Web Services
  • Strengths
  • Challenges
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Strengths
  • Challenges
  • IBM SoftLayer
  • Strengths
  • Challenges


  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Strengths
  • Challenges
  • Dimension Data
  • Strengths
  • Challenges
  • NTT Com
  • Strengths
  • Challenges
  • Oracle
  • Strengths
  • Challenges
  • CenturyLink
  • Strengths
  • Challenges


  • Orange Business Services
  • Strengths
  • Challenges
  • Aliyun
  • Strengths
  • Challenges
  • Tata Communications
  • Strengths
  • Challenges
  • Rackspace
  • Strengths
  • Challenges
  • Other
  • Singtel
  • Strengths
  • Challenges


  • Further reading
  • Author

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