Up in the “Clouds”

Market for Cloud
computing in
Russia ($ mln)

Market overview

  • in 2010 global market for cloud computing was estimated at US$ 58.6 billion with forecasted growth of up to US$ 178.6 billion in 2015 (CAGR 20%)1.;
  • in 2012 around 80% of companies from Fortune 1000 list will be cloud users, around 20% of them will be fully transferred to cloud computing;
  • in Russia the market was around US$ 35 million in 2010 compared to US$ 700 million in Germany. The forecast for 2015 – to reach US$ 1.2 billion (103% CAGR) 2.

Background and goals of National Cloud computing platform:

  • boost reliability and operation security of scalable infrastructure;
  • cost reduction of creation, modernization and maintenance of infrastructure solutions and hardware due to dynamically provided Platform resources;
  • elimination of services development duplication due to typical services on SaaS model;
  • ensuring of IT costs transparency of executive authorities of different levels due to standardized services with fixed price;
  • reduction of solutions deployment and implementation time;
  • large-scale informatization of municipalities’ activities on the basis of available services and dynamically provided infrastructure;
  • development of cloud services engineering market and IT-services provision market.

Key Segment of National Cloud Services

  • electronic government – full spectrum of e-services in a cloud with over 70 federal governments already subscribed. All services are provided via www.gosuslugi.ru;
  • cloud document management system for federal and regional governments;
  • electronic Medicine – over 14,000 clinics across Russia with electronic card, on-line registrar, etc. (Federal budget – RUB 240 billion);
  • Eeectronic Education – “School of the Future” Project on-line journals and school books, distant education, web-cameras security for schools (Federal budget – RUB 60 billion);
  • housing services and Utilities – unified information and billing system for over 100,000 local management companies;
  • virtual Office – cloud solution for small and mid-size enterprises;
  • safe city – #112 emergency service, ecological monitoring.

1 Gartner Technology research
2 IDC research