Cloud Revenue of Hosting Service Providers to Pick Up Steam
64%: offer cloud infrastructure, 64%: provide service excellence, 53%: global expansion, 48%: better position reseller channel, 47%: cut prices
75% of hosting service providers are positive about the impact of the cloud on their revenue.
29% of hosting providers say the cloud accounts for at least three-fifths of their revenue, but it is expected to increase to 58% by 2015.
56% of customers in Europe seek traditional hosting models, as opposed to just 16% in the U.S.
52% of customers in the U.S. seek SaaS models, compared with 40% in Europe.
IaaS demand remains steady, at 36%, for both U.S. and European customers.
43%: carrier-neutral, 30%: self-owned, 20%: on customer premise, 13%: telco
76% of service providers say their key competitors are local, rather than international.