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Global Cloud Automation Industry

  • March 2015
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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 2014 through 2020. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. 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 49 companies including many key and niche players such as -

CA Technologies, Inc.
Cisco Systems, Inc.
CloudVelox Inc.
Dell, Inc.
EMC Corporation

Table Of Contents

Global Cloud Automation Industry



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
Cloud Automation: The Key to Realize Network Operations
Center Capability II-4
Simplification and Optimization of Business Processes II-5
Ensure Backward Compatibility for Supporting Legacy IT
Infrastructure II-5
The 2007-2009 Recession: The Turning Point for Opportunistic
Cloud Adoption II-5
Increased Cloud IT Spending: A Key Fallout of the Debt Crisis
in Europe II-6

2. KEY MARKET TRENDS and DRIVERS II-8
Era of On-Demand Services Lays the Platform for the Growth of
Cloud Automation II-8
Spiraling Growth of Cloud Services Drives Demand for
Automation of Public Clouds II-8
Opportunity Indicators II-10
Table 1: World Market for Public Cloud Computing Services
(2015 and 2020): Breakdown of Revenue in US$ Million by
Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Table 2: World Market for Public Cloud Computing Services
(2015): Breakdown of Revenue (In US$ Million) by Type of
Cloud Computing Service (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11
Multi-Tenant Cloud Computing Architectures Drives Market
Opportunity for Cloud Automation II-12
Cloud Metering and Billing Needs Fuels Demand for Automation of
Service Provider Clouds II-12
Growing Popularity of Public Cloud Service Portals with Self-
Service Features to Benefit Demand II-13
On-Demand Services Inside the Private Cloud Expands the
Business Case for Cloud Automation II-13
Rise of the BYOD Phenomenon Drives the Need for Automation of
IAM in the Cloud II-14
Growing Deployment of Hybrid Clouds Fuels Demand for
Enterprise Grade Cloud Automation II-15
Growing Cloud Load Balancing Needs Fuel Demand for Automation
Solutions II-16
Focus on Developing Self-Diagnosis and Self-Healing Cloud
Systems Spurs Demand for Automation II-16
Need for Automated Disaster Recovery Drives Adoption of
Automation Solutions II-17
Cloud Automation: Central to Multi-Zone Management of Clouds II-17
The Need to Optimally Utilize Cloud Resources Drives Adoption II-18
Cloud Services Brokerage Market Boom Drives Demand for Automation II-18
Cross Cloud Automation: The Next Generation of Cloud Management II-19
Growing Focus on Lifecycle Management of Cloud Services: A Key
Growth Driver II-19
IT Staff Resistance: A Key Challenge to Reckon With II-19
Robust Growth of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Drives
Market Opportunities for Cloud Automation II-20
Cloud Automation: Essential in Effective Delivery of PaaS
Services II-20
Unified Automation and Orchestration Solutions Grow in Popularity II-21
Market Outlook II-21
Key Statistical Findings: II-22
Table 3: Global Cloud Infrastructure Automation and Management
Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by
End-Use Industry (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-22

Table 4: Global Datacenter Automation Software Market (2014):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Operating
Environment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-22

Table 5: Leading Players in the Datacenter Automation
Software Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of
Revenues (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23

3. TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW II-24
Cloud Automation: A Definition II-24
Pre-Requisites of Cloud Automation II-24
Configuration Template Library II-24
Ability to Create Advanced Configurations II-25
Capability to Enable Self-Provisioning II-25
Automated User-Management II-25
Governance and Reporting II-25
Advantages of Cloud Automation II-26
Workflow Simplicity and Efficiency II-26
Cost Rationalization II-26
Energy Efficiency II-26
Limitations II-26
Limited Incident Management Capabilities II-26
Economic Feasibility II-26
Use-Cases II-26
Development and Testing in Agile Environment II-26
Software Training and Demonstrations II-27

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-28
Ericsson Acquires Controlling Stake in Apcera II-28
Parallels Partners with Telecom Italia Digital Solutions to
Expand Cloud Service Portfolio II-28
VADS Berhad Partners with Parallels to Expand Cloud Service
Portfolio in Malaysian Market II-28
Starhub Enters into partnership with Parallels to Expand Cloud
Services Portfolio for SMB Enterprises II-28
Ingram Micro to Implement Parallels Automation as a Part of
its Core Service Delivery Platform II-28
Dell Closes Entratius Acquisition II-29
CSC Concludes ServiceMesh Acquisition II-29
Avnet Reaches Agreement for Acquiring Seamless Technologies II-29
Acuntia Selects CA Technologies' CA Automation Suite for Cloud II-29
ServiceNow Enters into Partnership with Hitachi Solutions II-29
EMC Acquires iWave Software II-29
Informatica Deploys NetSuite OpenAir II-29
CA Technologies Inks Teaming Agreement with Citrix to Improve
Citrix Cloud and Desktop Virtualization Services II-30
VMware Inks Agreement to Take Over DynamicOps II-30
Red Hat to Take Over ManageIQ II-30
ScaleXtreme Partners with theCloud II-30
T26 Technology Deploys CA Automation Suite for Clouds II-30
Insight and MXSweep Enters into Collaboration II-30

5. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-31
MobileIron Introduces MobileIron Cloud in Japanese Market II-31
Yooz® Introduces AP Workflow Automation Solution in North
American Market II-31
VMware Upgrades Cloud management Solution Portfolio with New
Capabilities 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

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-33
CA Technologies, Inc. (USA) II-33
Cisco Systems, Inc (USA) II-33
CloudVelox Inc. (USA) II-33
Dell, Inc. (USA) II-34
EMC Corporation (USA) II-34
Flexiant Limited (UK) II-35
Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. (USA) II-35
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) (USA) II-35
Microsoft Corporation (USA) II-36
Parallels® (USA) II-37
Skytap, Inc. (USA) II-37
Skydera Inc (USA) II-37
VMware, Inc. (USA) II-38

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-39
Table 6: 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 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 7: World Historic Review 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 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 8: World 12-Year Perspective for Cloud Automation by
Geographic Region/ Country - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2015
and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Outlook III-1
Strategic Corporate Developments III-1
Product Launches III-3
Select Players III-4
B.Market Analytics III-10
Table 9: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 10: US Historic Review for Cloud Automation
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-11

2. CANADA III-12
A.Market Analysis III-12
Outlook III-12
B.Market Analytics III-12
Table 11: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 12: Canadian Historic Review for Cloud Automation
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-13

3. JAPAN III-14
A.Market Analysis III-14
Outlook III-14
Product Launch III-14
Strategic Corporate Development III-14
B.Market Analytics III-15
Table 13: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 14: Japanese Historic Review for Cloud Automation
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-16

4. EUROPE III-17
A.Market Analysis III-17
Outlook III-17
B.Market Analytics III-18
Table 15: 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 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 16: European Historic Review 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 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 17: European 12-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, 2015 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

4a. FRANCE III-21
A.Market Analysis III-21
Outlook III-21
B.Market Analytics III-21
Table 18: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 19: French Historic Review for Cloud Automation
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-22

4b. GERMANY III-23
A.Market Analysis III-23
Outlook III-23
B.Market Analytics III-23
Table 20: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 21: German Historic Review for Cloud Automation
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-24

4c. ITALY III-25
A.Market Analysis III-25
Outlook III-25
Strategic Corporate Development III-25
B.Market Analytics III-26
Table 22: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 23: Italian Historic Review for Cloud Automation
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-28
A.Market Analysis III-28
Outlook III-28
A Key Player III-28
B.Market Analytics III-29
Table 24: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 25: UK Historic Review for Cloud Automation
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-30

4e. SPAIN III-31
A.Market Analysis III-31
Outlook III-31
Strategic Corporate Development III-31
B.Market Analytics III-32
Table 26: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 27: Spanish Historic Review for Cloud Automation
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-33

4f. RUSSIA III-34
A.Market Analysis III-34
Outlook III-34
B.Market Analytics III-34
Table 28: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 29: Russian Historic Review for Cloud Automation
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-35

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-36
A.Market Analysis III-36
Outlook III-36
Strategic Corporate Development III-36
B.Market Analytics III-37
Table 30: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 31: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Cloud
Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-39
A.Market Analysis III-39
Outlook III-39
B.Market Analytics III-40
Table 32: 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 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 33: Asia-Pacific Historic Review 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
2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 34: Asia-Pacific 12-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, 2015 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

5a. AUSTRALIA III-43
A.Market Analysis III-43
Outlook III-43
B.Market Analytics III-43
Table 35: Australian Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 36: Australian Historic Review for Cloud Automation
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-44

5b. CHINA III-45
A.Market Analysis III-45
Outlook III-45
B.Market Analytics III-45
Table 37: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 38: Chinese Historic Review for Cloud Automation
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-46

5c. INDIA III-47
A.Market Analysis III-47
Outlook III-47
B.Market Analytics III-47
Table 39: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 40: Indian Historic Review for Cloud Automation
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-48

5d. SOUTH KOREA III-49
A.Market Analysis III-49
Outlook III-49
B.Market Analytics III-49
Table 41: South Korean Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 42: South Korean Historic Review for Cloud Automation
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-50

5e. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-51
A.Market Analysis III-51
Outlook III-51
Strategic Corporate Developments III-51
B.Market Analytics III-52
Table 43: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed
with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 44: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Cloud
Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

6. LATIN AMERICA III-54
A.Market Analysis III-54
Outlook III-54
B.Market Analytics III-54
Table 45: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Cloud Automation by Geographic Region - Brazil
and Rest of Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 46: Latin American Historic Review 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 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 47: Latin American 12-Year Perspective for Cloud
Automation by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Revenues for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for
Years 2009, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-56

6a. BRAZIL III-57
A.Market Analysis III-57
Outlook III-57
B.Market Analytics III-57
Table 48: Brazilian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 49: Brazilian Historic Review for Cloud Automation
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-58

6b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA III-59
A.Market Analysis III-59
Outlook III-59
B.Market Analytics III-59
Table 50: Rest of Latin American Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed
with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 51: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Cloud
Automation Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

7. REST OF WORLD III-61
A.Market Analysis III-61
Outlook III-61
B.Market Analytics III-61
Table 52: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Cloud Automation Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 53: Rest of World Historic Review for Cloud Automation
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-62


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 49 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 49)

The United States (39)
Canada (1)
Japan (1)
Europe (6)
- France (1)
- Germany (1)
- The United Kingdom (1)
- Spain (1)
- Rest of Europe (2)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (2)

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