Due to advancements in mobile browsers in the past five years, the mobile cloud is becoming a lucrative market for both vendors and partners. In fact, the overall mobile cloud market is expected to reach $1 trillion dollars by 2017, according to a new joint research report from Heavy Reading and BSG Advisory.
The Mobile Cloud Market & Outlook To 2017 uncovers the value of mobile cloud services and their overall direct and indirect revenue impact. Providing a five-year forecast for physical network elements, middleware, applications and services, the report also offers market projections by user segment, from large enterprises, to SMBs to end customers.
Additionally, the study discusses options and strategies available to all segments of the mobile cloud ecosystem: network operators, equipment suppliers, application developers, device manufacturers, platform providers and middleware companies.
“Cloud computing will be the single biggest technological driver for national economic growth in developed economies over the next five years, and the mobile cloud is the biggest element of cloud computing,” said Victor Schnee, President of BSG Advisory. Schnee co-authored the report with Alfred Boschulte, Chairman of BSG, LLC. “This dynamic growth will be heavily oriented toward the personal/consumer cloud. All information and communication technology market leaders therefore need a successful mass-market cloud strategy.”
The Mobile Cloud Market & Outlook To 2017 is the fourth and final report in The Mobile Cloud Survival Series, a string of research reports released by Heavy Reading and BSG Advisory. The series focuses on the application and development of technology and infrastructure that will help bolster mobile cloud services in the next 10 to 15 years. Each respective report in the series was designed to focus on an integral aspect of mobile cloud development.