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Cloud Computing Stack Layers Markets Expected to Reach $100 Billion by 2016


April 16th, 2010

Global Information, Inc. would like to present a new market research report, "Cloud Computing Stack Layers - IaaS PaaS, SaaS Market Strategies, Shares, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2010-2016" by WinterGreen Research, Inc..

"Cloud markets are poised to get very big," say analysts at WinterGreen Research. Cloud computing markets generated $20.3 billion in revenues for 2009 and are projected to reach $100.4 billion by 2016. Cloud Stack Layers represent disruptive IT technology, which includes IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service), and SaaS (Software as a Service) models and configurations. On demand cloud computing enables easy to use, low cost, dependable computing hardware and software services models, which are key drivers of industrial growth. According to Susan Eustis, President of WinterGreen Research, "The cloud computing technology works, its benefits have a positive ROI (return on investment), over the useful life of the servers, even a significant payback. The software systems are integrated, automated process is at the cusp of significant shifts in compute capacity delivery."

In 2009, IBM led the market in SOA Platform as a Service (PaaS) with 73% of the market share. Oracle/ BEA/ Sun hold 6% market share and Microsoft represent 5% of market share. Meanwhile, Salesforce.com, a leader in virtualized software systems, represents the CRM SaaS software as a service market with 50% market share.


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