Source: Cloud Technology (ID: aiyunjishu)
The latest research from Canalys’ Cloud Channels Analysis service shows that the total spend on cloud infrastructure services in China reached US$2.1 billion for the first time in Q1 2019. China accounted for 9.2% of the worldwide total, making it the second largest market behind The US at 48.4%.
According to a recent study by Canalys Cloud Channel Analysis Services, China's total investment in cloud infrastructure services reached $2.1 billion for the first time in the first quarter of 2019. China occupies a global market share of 9.2%, making it the second largest cloud infrastructure services market after the global share of 48.4%.
Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud dominate globally but this is not the case in China. Government initiatives and regulations mean cloud service providers headquartered in China account for four of the top five. Alibaba Cloud led in Q1 with 47.3% Of the market, followed by Tencent Cloud with 15.4%. AWS was third, accounting for 8.8%, closely followed by Baidu Cloud (8.0%) and China Telecom (6.8%).
Amazon Cloud Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud dominate the world, but not in China. Government push and industry policies help China-based cloud service providers to take up four of the top five. Alibaba Cloud topped the list in the first quarter with a market share of 47.3%. Next is Tencent Cloud, with a market share of 15.4%. AWS ranks third, accounting for 8.8%. Followed by Baidu Cloud (8.0%) and China Telecom (6.8%).
Cloud infrastructure services spending in China has benefited from the largest population of Internet and smartphone users worldwide, fueling use of digital consumer services. "Chinese startups have rapidly grown over the last decade to become large global players with a focus on providing innovative online- Based services in video streaming, gaming, ecommerce, social media and digital finance,” said Daniel Liu, Canalys Research Analyst.
China's investment in cloud infrastructure services has benefited from China's largest Internet and smartphone subscriber base, which has greatly boosted the use of digital consumer services. Liu Chang, a research analyst at Canalys, said: “In the past decade, Chinese start-ups have grown rapidly and developed into global companies. They focus on delivering innovative digital online services in the video, gaming, e-commerce, social media and digital finance sectors.
<;Alibaba is the leading ecommerce platform in the country, while Tencent leads in social media with WeChat, and Baidu is the leader in online search, all underpinned by cloud computing. This has driven significant investment in distributed data centers across the country to support Incremental customer demand and the launch of new services, and to maintain high levels of availability.”
“Alibaba is China's leading e-commerce platform. Tencent is leading the social media field with WeChat. Baidu is a leader in online search, all of which are based on cloud computing. This has driven their massive investments in distributed data centers across the country to support their growing customer demand and new business launches while maintaining high availability of services. ”
Government organizations have been active cloud adopters, valuing it as a core component to support data-intensive projects, such as secure and smart cities and egovernment services. “The combination of cybersecurity policies and requirements for data localization, as well as the China Telecommunications Regulation, have helped to accelerate the growth of home-grown cloud service providers." added Liu. “The current trade issues between China and the US will amplify this further.
Government agencies have been actively adopting cloud technology as a core element in supporting data-intensive businesses such as security and smart cities, as well as e-government services. “The combination of cybersecurity policies and data localization requirements, as well as the China Telecom Regulations, can help accelerate the growth of local cloud service providers. & rdquo; Liu Chang added. “The current trade problems between China and the United States will further exacerbate this situation.
Internationally, the Chinese providers continue to expand, especially in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and parts of Europe. If the US-China relationship worsens, countries around the world will not only be forced to decide between Chinese or non-Chinese infrastructure for 5G Networks, but also for the roll-out of cloud infrastructure services.”
Internationally, Chinese cloud service providers are continuing to expand, especially in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and parts of Europe. If Sino-US relations deteriorate further, countries around the world will not only be forced to decide whether 5G network services will use Chinese or non-Chinese technology equipment, but also face the same choice in deploying cloud infrastructure services. ”