IDC: China's cloud computing market ranking Alibaba Cloud accounts for nearly half of the market

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The authoritative research institute IDC released the results of the survey of China Public Cloud IaaS market share in the first half of 2017. The data shows that Alibaba Cloud's market share has increased by 7 percentage points from the end of 2016, and its market share has expanded to 47.6%. The leading edge has been expanding. In the same period, the market share of the second to fifth cloud service providers was 9.6%, 6.5%, 6% and 5.5% respectively.

Among them, IaaS revenue in the first half of 2017 was 500 million US dollars, accounting for 47.6% of China's market share; cloud ranked second, revenue was about 100 million US dollars, with a share of 9.6%; Jinshanyun ranked third with revenue of 68.39 million US dollar, share of 6.5%; China Telecom ranked fourth, revenue of 62.54 million US dollars, a share of 6%; Ucloud revenue of 57.74 million US dollars, ranked fifth, with a share of 5.5%.

In terms of the overall market, China's public cloud IaaS market maintained a rapid growth overall. In the first half of 2017, the overall scale exceeded US$1 billion, an increase of nearly 70% compared with last year.

In the global market, another US authoritative research institution, Gartner, released a global public cloud market share report in September this year. According to the report, in 2016, Alibaba Cloud's revenue ranked third in the global market, second only to Amazon and Microsoft.

At the same time, Alibaba Cloud's growth rate is the fastest in the market. The data shows that Amazon's AWS growth rate is 45.9%, Microsoft's 61%, and Alibaba Cloud's 126%.

It is understood that IaaS is defined as an infrastructure-as-a-service, providing computing and storage capabilities to social institutions and enterprises in an online manner, with an IT model that pays only by usage. Gartner believes that IaaS is still the most promising growth area in the future, with a growth rate of 28% over the next five years.

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