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Iran Cloud Computing Market - Macro Outlook and Technology Trends, 2017 - Research and Markets
[August 11, 2017]

Iran Cloud Computing Market - Macro Outlook and Technology Trends, 2017 - Research and Markets

The "Iran Cloud Computing Market - Macro Outlook and Technology Trends, 2017" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.

Iran is a promising market for the implementation of Cloud. The market has opened up for international players and the hardware market has been gaining traction since 2016. The infrastructure and telecom markets have become the prime area of investments. From the challenges point of view, enterprises lack skill and awareness about the cloud market and its applications.

The existing IT landscape in Iran mostly comprises traditional on-premise data centres owned by enterprises.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Scope & Limitations

2. Regional Brief: MENA

3. Market Outlook: Iran

  • Iranian ICT market trends spin around topics such as internet speed, internet censorship and security
  • Enterprises prefer to have their data hosted within the country - lack of clear legal laws causes uncertainty
  • Present marke scenario of Iranian cloud market is relatively nascent, as cloud is a new subject in Iran
  • Cloud is mostly driven by the need to save on costs as infrastructure is relatively expensive to acquire
  • Private cloud dominates the Iranian Cloud market with IaaS representing 65% of total cloud market in 2016
  • Private IaaS has the maximum market traction due to poor infrastructure availability and CAPEX savings
  • Hybrid cloud, as well as private cloud, is only offered by local players and most of the clients are large corporates
  • Public cloud adoption is restrained by the lack of the required internet speed and the security concerns
  • Enterprises consider displacing non-core applications in the cloud; SaaS (News - Alert), will drive the growth/adoption
  • Workloads that enterprises traditionally place off-site are expected to be considered for IaaS by top adopters
  • Other verticals are at different stages of adoption with a reasonably optimistic outlook towards implementation
  • The retail sector is the most advanced sector that has adopted cloud due to mobile and social media data
  • Iranian cloud market is dominated by local cloud providers who operate using/reselling global products
  • The top 4 participants in Iran control 68% of the cloud market, with Afranet as the market leader
  • End-user snapshot revealed that just a few respondents would explore cloud when setting up a new business
  • Email, CRM, web and email security are the most popular workloads that are deployed in the cloud

4. The Industry Going Forward

5. Annexure: Our Services

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