Agile Cat — Japanese Cloud Trends

Full recovery of IT market in Japan becomes after the 2013 fiscal year — The influence of Cloud is also restrictive

Posted in Economy by japanclouds on February 4, 2010

As for the result of the investigation conducted in November, 2009, according to the announcement on February 3 of Gartner, IT drive to invest of Japanese companies is still a low stake. And recovery of a drive to invest is carried out if it cannot expect at least 2010. According to prediction of the company, full recovery of IT market in Japan has a high possibility of becoming after the 2013 fiscal year.

The investment in the major company beyond 1,000 employees is decreasing greatly, and that has had big influence also on market size especially in the 2009 fiscal year. Therefore, IT market size in the 2009 fiscal year is seen in the company, if it becomes a decrease of 5.2% compared with last fiscal year and about 1 trillion yen contracts by a pace of expansion.

In addition to the economic growth rate in the last fiscal year, business will begin to recover IT market size in the 2010 fiscal year for a while as of April when the budget for fiscal 2010 will be decided. And it is predicted that the company becomes minus 1.2% by a last-fiscal-year ratio supposing the company which revives a project coming out.

As a topic of IT which attracts attention, "cloud", "information security management and the measure against a disaster recovery", and "server supposition" are mentioned.

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NTT Smart Connect shakes hands with Ooyala

Posted in Industries, Telecom by Agile Cat on January 11, 2010

Jan.12 – The company announced to make a new business in Japanese market with Ooyala. Both of companies want to deliver the solutions for Japanese businesses who aim to get the profits from movie market with advertising. Ooyala has results coming from over 500 businesses including Warner Brothers, and expects to have new  Japanese businesses with NTT Smart Connect.

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The security service market will grow well

Posted in Economy, Telecom by Agile Cat on October 18, 2009

Oct.15 – IDG Japan announced a sales prospecting for security service market of national telecommunication fields. In this report, the scale of the market will grow up to 3 billion dollars – 20% growth against to the previous year.

By the end of 2013, this market will achieve to 5 billion dollars, IDG Japan said.

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A major common paper ASAHI talked the about cloud

Posted in Social by Agile Cat on October 13, 2009

Oct.13 – ASAHI introduced the result of IDC’s Cloud Services Forecast that describes the cloud market to achieve 442 billion dollars and 10% of whole IT investing by 2013.

In the Japanese market, it’s very rare that major common paper to focus on such buzz word. Also, the paper picked up some key words such as Amazon EC2/S3, private/public, internal cloud and external cloud and so on.

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