Public cloud: the services market will double by 2017 in the world

The IDC research firm foresees a strong growth of the global public cloud services market which is expected to reach 107 billion in 2017, against 47.4 in 2013. The rate of growth of this market is five times higher than that of the computer in general.

Note also that CloudScreener on the research of users on its web site to prepare a statement of claims cloud in Europe. More than 9,000 connections are passed to the roping to understand the needs of businesses. <! - BREAK-->

Raj Belouizdad, Director of Marketing at Ikoula, decrypts, and analyzes these trends.

1. the global market for cloud services public double by 2017. How to explain this net acceleration of the adoption of the Cloud?
Indeed, Cloud offerings on the market are multiplying and seen bloom all kinds of virtualized services. These offers are very accessible and can convince professionals to the establishment of virtual machines. More flexibility and availability from a single interface are clearly the benefits expected by the latter in the Cloud. However, it is the strong points of our IaaS solutions: resources are available and operational in just a few minutes. Add, remove, or even increase the size machines to create its own cloud is done easily and instantly from our unique interface.

2. how the adoption of public cloud will be facilitated?
Like I said previously, accessibility and flexibility of these offerings enhance this ease of adoption. It must also accompany professionals with simple tools. This is what we do with our public and private cloud: remote access from a single web interface, deployment with a compatible API, the opportunity to closer to end users by choosing its areas of deployment, for example. But not everything need to constantly innovate and provide added value that allows the end-user to win time and especially to simplify all its processes.

3. According to the IDC, innovation study is the main engine of the adoption. How do you explain it?
To innovate must constantly questioning and especially be listening to customer returns that have very specific problems and needs. For this we put at disposal of the test accounts (sandbox) or the customer can evaluate everything. These hauled are made directly from the R & D that is capable of answering questions as would our customer support. The advantage is that for very sharp questions, R & D is constantly challenged on new methods. Suddenly we include on our Cloud solutions with third-party features on an ongoing basis. Allowing our solutions evolve very quickly and be constantly at the forefront of innovation.

4. virtual private cloud will meet many objections according to IDC, this will result in what way at Ikoula?
We have 2 cloud offers: Public and private. For the public part you have understood it is our 1st brick and the particularity is the flexibility and simplified access. The private Cloud is a continuation of the previous one with greater control offer since it is the availability of a server high performance on which the client is free to create its different cloud. We go further than the private cloud or public, our customers remain the orchestrators of their cloud and can freely make a mix of the 2 with the ability for example to add to the public for ad hoc operations during the year.

5. and after the CloudScreener study what are the expectations of the end customers?
Users to enjoy the freedom afforded by the cloud, to be able to switch between different offers. Indeed, there is no commitment for offers cloud contracts, regardless of the claimant. Ikoula cloud offering, it is of course no commitment but it offers especially interoperability with other major cloud, through its API.

6 - what storage is an important element in the choice of a cloud offering?
It is not the first criterion of choice. Users looking for more computing power at the height of the application trades they use. Storage is of course vital but secondary. The unique web interface available through our cloud offering facilitates deployment of applications with the ability to create, destroy, or duplicate up to 20 instances. This freedom of use coupled with the power of the cloud is very popular and rightly made the difference with other offerings.

Interview following:
The IDC study
the CloudScreener study

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