Fractal clouds: Software will become increasingly complex, requiring more industry services

Over the five years to 2017, businesses have increasingly outsourced their IT infrastructure needs, directly benefiting industry operators. The fast growth and popularization of cloud computing, one of the industry's fastest-growing product offerings, has led to greater demand. The heightened use of technology has prompted many businesses to move data to the cloud, demanding more services from data processing and hosting companies. Growth is projected to continue over the next five years. Software will become increasingly complex and require more data capacity and hosting capabilities to perform properly. As a result, businesses will continue to outsource data and IT functions to third-party specialist providers in this industry to manage their data...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$33bn
Annual Growth 12-17
6.6%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
105,370
Businesses
9,080
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Technology and internet use among consumers and businesses are projected to continue growing, spurring industry demand
  • The use of online services is heavily reliant on data processing and hosting services
  • Profit among industry firms is projected to rise
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Data processing and hosting service firms are concentrated in high population areas. However, a higher proportion of the largest industry firms are located in areas where other technology companies are located. For example, Silicon Valley and the San Francisco area have a high number of suppliers due to the proximity of other software companies. Also, tech companies are quickly emerging in areas such as Orange County and Los Angeles, where a high number of notable startups have set up shop. However, due to the relatively high number of small firms in the market, industry firms are generally located in areas with high population densities. Los...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Data Processing & Hosting Services in California Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Data Processing & Hosting Services in California Industry are

  • Effective quality control
  • Having a cost-effective distribution system
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Percentage of services conducted online and Private investment in computers and software in the Data Processing & Hosting Services in California industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Data Processing & Hosting Services in California Industry?

    This industry provides data processing or hosting services. Data processing services provide specialized reports from information supplied by clients. Hosting services can include web and application hosting. Services range from automated data entry to processing data.

    Industry Products
  • Application service provisioning
  • Business process management services
  • Data storage and management services
  • Other services
  • Industry Activities
  • Application hosting
  • Application service provider services
  • Data entry services
  • Data processing computer services
  • Data processing
  • Database management
  • Web hosting
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Percentage of services conducted online
  • Private investment in computers and software
  • Corporate Profit in California
  • Number of Mobile Internet Connections in California

  • Current Performance
  • Shifting to online and mobile
  • Industry growth
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Continuing tech trends
  • Steady growth
  • Table: Data Processing & Hosting Services in California Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Data Processing & Hosting Services in California Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Public Administration
  • Internet Publishing and Broadcasting

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Computer Peripheral Manufacturing
  • IT Consulting
  • Software Publishing
  • Wired Telecommunications Carriers

  • Products & Services
  • Application service provisioning
  • Other services
  • Business process management services
  • Data storage and management services
  • Chart: Data Processing & Hosting Services in California Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Nonfinancial enterprises
  • Resellers
  • Financial firms
  • Content providers
  • Government organizations
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Data Processing & Hosting Services in California Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesDepreciationRent and utilities, marketing and other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Data Processing & Hosting Services in California

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Data Processing & Hosting Services in California Industry

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise CompanyAlphabet Inc.Oracle Corp.Salesforce
  • Table: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company - financial performance
  • Table: Alphabet Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Oracle Corp. - financial performance
  • Table: Salesforce - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Data Processing & Hosting Services in California Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Data Processing & Hosting Services in California Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Number of Mobile Internet Connections in California (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Application Service Provider (Asp)
  • A business that provides computer-based services to customers over a network.
  • Cloud Computing
  • Computing model in which companies' computer applications are hosted in outside servers accessible via the internet and managed by third-party operators.
  • Data Warehousing
  • The collection of data and the establishment of a common format for different data sets to allow them to work together and be stored in one place.
  • Information Technology (It)
  • The acquisition, processing, storage and dissemination of vocal, pictorial, textual and numerical information by microelectronics-based computing and telecommunications.
  • Outsourcing
  • To procure goods or services under contract with an outside supplier.
  • Software As A Service (Saas)
  • Software that is deployed over the internet and runs behind a firewall in a person's local area network or personal computer.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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