Global Cloud Automation Industry

  • October 2013
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 152 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Cloud Automation in US$ Million.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2018. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

The report profiles 57 companies including many key and niche players such as -
CA Technologies, Inc.
Cisco Systems, Inc.
CloudVelocity
Dell, Inc.
EMC Corporation
Flexiant Limited

Table Of Contents




I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
A Prelude II-1
Key Benefits of Cloud Automation Driving its Adoption in the
Marketplace II-1
Simplified Cloud Maintenance II-1
Easy and Instant Configuration Automation II-2
Enables SLA Aware Cloud Service Provisioning II-2
Instant and Autonomous Provisioning of Virtual Resources II-3
Enables Predictive Provisioning of Resources II-3
Superior Ability to Manage Cloud Budgets Through Showback or
Chargeback II-4
Impact of the 2007-2009 Recession in Retrospect II-4
Debt Crisis in Europe to Benefit Cloud IT Spending II-5

2. KEY MARKET TRENDS and DRIVERS II-7
Spiraling Growth of Cloud Services Drives Demand for
Automation of Public Clouds II-7
Opportunity Indicator II-8
Table 1: World Market for Public Cloud Computing Services
(2013): Breakdown of Revenue Figures in US$ Million by
Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 2: World Market for Public Cloud Computing Services
(2013): Percentage Breakdown of Revenue by Type of Cloud
Computing Service (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8
Multi-Tenant Cloud Computing Architectures Drives Market
Opportunity for Cloud Automation II-8
Cloud Metering and Billing Needs Fuels Demand for Automation of
Service Provider Clouds II-9
Growing Popularity of Cloud Service Portals with Self-Service
Features to Benefit Demand II-9
Rise of the BYOD Phenomenon Drives the Need for Automation of
IAM in the Cloud II-10
Growing Deployment of Private/Hybrid Clouds Fuels Demand for
Enterprise Grade Cloud Automation II-11
Growing Cloud Load Balancing Needs Fuels Demand for Automation
Solutions II-11
Focus on Developing Self-Diagnosis and Self-Healing Cloud
Systems Spurs Demand for Automation II-12
Need for Automated Disaster Recovery Drives Adoption of
Automation Solutions II-12
The Need to Optimally Utilize Cloud Resources Drives Adoption II-13
Cloud Services Brokerage Market Boom Drives Demand for Automation II-13
Cross Cloud Automation: The Next Generation of Cloud Management II-14
Growing Focus on Lifecycle Management of Cloud Services: A Key
Growth Driver II-14
IT Staff Resistance: A Key Challenge to Reckon With II-14
Robust Growth of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Drives
Market Opportunities for Cloud Automation II-15
Opportunity Indicator II-15
Table 3: World Market for Infrastructure-as-a- Service
(IaaS) (2013): Breakdown of Revenue Figures in US$ Million
by Service Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15
Cloud Automation Essential in Effective Delivery of PaaS Services II-15
Opportunity Indicator II-16
Table 4: World Market for Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)
(2013): Breakdown of Revenue Figures in US$ Million by
Service Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16
Market Outlook II-16

3. TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW II-17
Cloud Automation: A Definition II-17
Pre-Requisites of Cloud Automation II-17
Configuration Template Library II-17
Ability to Create Advanced Configurations II-18
Capability to Enable Self-Provisioning II-18
Automated User-Management II-18
Governance and Reporting II-18
Advantages of Cloud Automation II-19
Workflow Simplicity and Efficiency II-19
Cost Rationalization II-19
Energy Efficiency II-19
Limitations II-19
Limited Incident Management Capabilities II-19
Economic Feasibility II-19
Use-Cases II-19
Development and Testing in Agile Environment II-19
Software Training and Demonstrations II-20

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-21
Acuntia Selects CA Technologies' CA Automation Suite for Cloud II-21
ServiceNow Enters into Partnership with Hitachi Solutions II-21
EMC Acquires iWave Software II-21
Informatica Deploys NetSuite OpenAir II-22
CA Technologies Inks Teaming Agreement with Citrix to Improve
Citrix Cloud and Desktop Virtualization Services II-22
VMware Inks Agreement to Take Over DynamicOps II-23
Red Hat to Take Over ManageIQ II-23
ScaleXtreme Partners with theCloud II-24
T26 Technology Deploys CA Automation Suite for Clouds II-24
Insight and MXSweep Enters into Collaboration II-24
Hatsize Inks Partnership Agreement with Certification Partners
to Provide Cloud-Based IT Training II-25
ASG Software Solutions Partners with Zimory II-25
Parallels Partners with KT to Expand Cloudservice Offerings II-26
Infratel Enters into Strategic Partnership with Parallels II-26
CA Technologies Inks Definitive Agreement to TakeOver
Interactive TKO II-26
Allen Systems Group Takes Over Visionapp II-27
Cisco Systems Acquires newScale II-27
GBS Enterprises Acquires IDC Global Networks II-27
Dimension Data Holdings Acquires OpSource II-28
Parallels® Announces Delivery of Syndicated Microsoft Office
365 through Parallels Automation II-28
OS33 Announces Expansion of Partnerships with Service Providers II-29
Quest Software to Take Over Surgient II-29
Unisys Introduces Unisys Hosted Secure Private Cloud II-30

5. PRODUCT LAUNCHES II-31
Skytap Introduces New Cloud Based Automation Pack II-31
Cloud Cruiser Unveils Cloud Solutions 2.1 Enterprise Edition II-31
Lighthouse Security Group Unveils Lighthouse Gatewayâ„¢ Cloud-
based Identity and Access Management Platform II-32
Virtela Extends Automation and Predictive Analytics Platforms
to Virtualized Infrastructure Management Services II-32
DLink Introduces Cloud Management Platform II-34
MPSTOR Launches Provizo for OpenStack II-34
SYNNEX Introduces CLOUDSolv Cloud Services Automation Platform II-35
Parallels Launches Parallel Automation for Cloud Applications II-35
Network Automation Introduces New Automation Software Solution II-35
Skytap Introduces Configuration and Orchestration Products for
the Cloud II-36
Gale Technologies Launches GaleForce Turnkey Cloud Solution II-37
Quest Software Introduces Cloud Automation Platform 7.5 II-37
Skytap Introduces New Cloud-Based Network Automation Features II-38
Cloupia Introduces Cloupia Unified Infrastructure Controller V2.2 II-39
iWave Software and Morse Launch iWave Virtual Service Desk II-39

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-40
CA Technologies, Inc. (USA) II-40
Cisco Systems, Inc (USA) II-40
CloudVelocity (USA) II-40
Dell, Inc. (USA) II-41
EMC Corporation (USA) II-41
Flexiant Limited (UK) II-42
Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. (USA) II-42
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) (USA) II-42
Microsoft Corporation (USA) II-43
Parallels® (USA) II-44
Skytap, Inc. (USA) II-44
Skydera Inc (USA) II-44
VMware, Inc. (USA) II-45

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-46
Table 5: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Cloud Automation by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 6: World 10-Year Perspective for Cloud Automation by
Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Revenue
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2013
and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Outlook III-1
Strategic Corporate Developments III-1
EMC Acquires iWave Software III-1
Informatica Deploys NetSuite OpenAir III-1
CA Technologies Inks Teaming Agreement with Citrix to
Improve Citrix Cloud and Desktop Virtualization Services III-2
VMware Inks Agreement to Take Over DynamicOps III-2
Red Hat to Take Over ManageIQ III-3
Oracle to Acquire Eloqua III-3
Insight and MXSweep Enters into Collaboration III-4
Hatsize Inks Partnership Agreement with Certification
Partners to Provide Cloud-Based IT Training III-4
CA Technologies Inks Definitive Agreement to TakeOver
Interactive TKO III-4
Cisco Systems Acquires newScale III-5
GBS Enterprises Acquires IDC Global Networks III-5
Quest Software to Take Over Surgient III-5
Product Launches III-6
Skytap Introduces New Cloud Based Automation Pack III-6
Virtela Extends Automation and Predictive Analytics
Platforms to Virtualized Infrastructure Management
Services III-7
Skytap Introduces Configuration and Orchestration Products
for the Cloud III-8
Quest Software Introduces Cloud Automation Platform 7.5 III-9
Skytap Introduces New Cloud-Based Network Automation Features III-9
Cloupia Introduces Cloupia Unified Infrastructure
Controller V2.2 III-10
Focus on Select Regional Players III-10
CA Technologies, Inc. III-10
Cisco Systems, Inc. III-11
CloudVelocity III-11
Dell, Inc. III-12
EMC Corporation III-12
Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. III-12
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) III-13
Microsoft Corporation III-13
Parallels® III-14
Skytap, Inc. III-15
Skydera Inc. III-15
VMware, Inc. III-15
B.Market Analytics III-16
Table 7: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

2. CANADA III-17
A.Market Analysis III-17
Outlook III-17
B.Market Analytics III-17
Table 8: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

3. JAPAN III-18
A.Market Analysis III-18
Outlook III-18
Strategic Corporate Development III-18
ServiceNow Enters into Partnership with Hitachi Solutions III-18
B.Market Analytics III-19
Table 9: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

4. EUROPE III-20
A.Market Analysis III-20
Outlook III-20
B.Market Analytics III-21
Table 10: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 11: European 10-Year Perspective for Cloud Automation
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe
Markets for Years 2009, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

4a. FRANCE III-23
A.Market Analysis III-23
Outlook III-23
B.Market Analytics III-23
Table 12: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

4b. GERMANY III-24
A.Market Analysis III-24
Outlook III-24
B.Market Analytics III-24
Table 13: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

4c. ITALY III-25
A.Market Analysis III-25
Outlook III-25
B.Market Analytics III-25
Table 14: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-26
A.Market Analysis III-26
Outlook III-26
Flexiant Limited - A Key Player III-26
B.Market Analytics III-27
Table 15: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

4e. SPAIN III-28
A.Market Analysis III-28
Outlook III-28
Strategic Corporate Development III-28
Acuntia Selects CA Technologies' CA Automation Suite for Cloud III-28
B.Market Analytics III-29
Table 16: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

4f. RUSSIA III-30
A.Market Analysis III-30
Outlook III-30
B.Market Analytics III-30
Table 17: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-31
A.Market Analysis III-31
Outlook III-31
Strategic Corporate Development III-31
T26 Technology Deploys CA Automation Suite for Clouds III-31
B.Market Analytics III-32
Table 18: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-33
A.Market Analysis III-33
Outlook III-33
B.Market Analytics III-34
Table 19: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Cloud Automation by Geographic Region -
Australia, China, India, South Korea and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 20: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Cloud
Automation by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Revenues for Australia, China, India, South Korea and Rest
of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2009, 2013 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

5a. AUSTRALIA III-36
A.Market Analysis III-36
Outlook III-36
B.Market Analytics III-36
Table 21: Australian Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

5b. CHINA III-37
A.Market Analysis III-37
Outlook III-37
B.Market Analytics III-37
Table 22: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

5c. INDIA III-38
A.Market Analysis III-38
Outlook III-38
B.Market Analytics III-38
Table 23: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

5d. SOUTH KOREA III-39
A.Market Analysis III-39
Outlook III-39
Strategic Corporate Development III-39
Parallels Partners with KT to Expand Cloudservice Offerings III-39
B.Market Analytics III-40
Table 24: South Korean Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

5e. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-41
A.Market Analysis III-41
Outlook III-41
Strategic Corporate Developement III-41
ScaleXtreme Partners with theCloud (US/New Zealand) III-41
B.Market Analytics III-42
Table 25: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed
with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

6. LATIN AMERICA III-43
A.Market Analysis III-43
Outlook III-43
B.Market Analytics III-43
Table 26: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Cloud Automation by Geographic Region - Brazil
and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 27: Latin American 10-Year Perspective for Cloud
Automation by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Revenues for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for
Years 2009, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-44

6a. BRAZIL III-45
A.Market Analysis III-45
Outlook III-45
B.Market Analytics III-45
Table 28: Brazilian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

6b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA III-46
A.Market Analysis III-46
Outlook III-46
B.Market Analytics III-46
Table 29: Rest of Latin American Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed
with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

7. REST OF WORLD III-47
A.Market Analysis III-47
Outlook III-47
B.Market Analytics III-47
Table 30: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 57 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 58)

The United States (47)
Canada (1)
Japan (1)
Europe (5)
- Germany (1)
- The United Kingdom (1)
- Spain (1)
- Rest of Europe (2)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (4)

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