Cloud API Market, By Organization Size (Small and Medium Enterprises and Large Enterprises), By End Users (BFSI, Healthcare, Hospitality, IT and Telecommunication, Media and Entertainment, Retail and Others) and by Geography -Global Forecast to 2025

Global Cloud API Market- Insights

Cloud Application Programming Interface is a type of API that permits for the development of services and applications used for the provisioning of cloud platforms, software and hardware. A cloud application programming interface works as an interface or gateways that provides direct and indirect cloud software and infrastructure services to users. According to different services and solutions the cloud application programming interface varies. Majorly there are three types of services: software as a service, Platform as a Service and Infrastructure as a Service. The software as a service APIs (Application layer) helps to integrate with the cloud and underlying IT infrastructure. The Platform as a service APIs (Service level) helps to provide access and functionality for the cloud. Similarly, Infrastructure as a Service APIs (Infrastructure level) helps to control cloud resources and distributions. The increasing adoption of smartphone and cloud platforms have accelerated the demand of cloud application programming interface market globally. The increasing adoption of cloud technology have accelerated the market of Cloud APIs.

The increasing adoption of cloud technology become one of the key factor for the growth of the cloud application programming interface market. According to Coherent Market Insights, by 2020 near 92 percent of the workloads will be processed by cloud data centers. Due to various advantages such as remote location access, flexibility, cost effective etc have increasing the demand of cloud in various verticals such as healthcare, media and entertainment, BFSI, education, healthcare, manufacturing, IT & Telecommunication etc. In addition to this, due to less IT investment and maintenance cost, most of the small and medium size companies adopted the cloud platform have parallely raised the demand of cloud API   

Figure. Global Cloud API Market, by (2015-2025)

Cloud API Market

Source: Coherent Market Insights Analysis

North America holds a dominant position in the market in 2016

North America held a dominant position in the market in 2016 and is projected to retain its dominance throughout the forecast period. Some of the major countries driving growth of the market in the region are the U.S. and Canada. In 2015, the North America cloud APIs market generate the revenue of US$ 115.9 million. The high dominance of digitalization and cloud platform become one of the major factor which provides the dominant position to the North America cloud application programming interface. In addition to this, due to highly presence of top leading companies such as Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle etc have uplifted the cloud API market in this region.

In addition to this, Asia Pacific Cloud API market is projected to grow with the highest CAGR in the forecast period. India, china, Japan are some of the major countries which drives the market in this region. The increasing sales of smartphones pays a major role for the growth of cloud APIs in this region. According to Coherent Market Insights, it is estimated that near 1139.8 million smartphone users are present in 2016 and is projected to reach 1366.3 million smartphone users by 2018. In addition to this, the increasing adoption of cloud platform by small and medium sized enterprises have also accelerated the market of cloud APIs in Asia Pacific region countries.              

Key Companies- Global Cloud API Market.

Some of the major companies in the global Cloud API market Amazon Web Services, Inc., CA Technologies, Inc, Citrix Systems, Inc., Google Inc., International Business Machines Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Rackspace Inc., Red Hat, Inc, Tibco Software Inc. VMware, Inc. and Zend Technologies Ltd.

Cloud Application Programming Interface is a type of API that permits for the development of services and applications used for the provisioning of cloud platforms, software and hardware. A cloud application programming interface works as an interface or gateways that provides direct and indirect cloud software and infrastructure services to users. The increasing adoption of smartphones and cloud technology are some of the major drivers which accelerates the demand of cloud APIs. According to Coherent Market Insights, by 2020 near 92 percent of the workloads will be processed by cloud data centers. Similarly in 2016, near 2.1 billion smartphone users present globally and is projected to reach 2.9 billion by 2020.

Market Dynamics

On the basis of region, the global cloud APIs market is diversified into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa. The Asia pacific segment is projected to grow with the largest CAGR in the forecast period. The increasing adoption of digitalization and rising penetration of internet users are some of the drivers which uplift the market in Asia Pacific region. According to Coherent Market Insights, in 2016, near 40.6% of the total Asia Pacific population uses internet and is projected to reach 48.8% by 2019. India, China, Japan are some of the major countries which drives the market in this region. In addition to this, the increasing adoption of cloud platform by e-commerce’s industry have also uplifted the market in this region. Due to various advantages such as auto scalability, cost savings, increased speed and security, easier management, high availability, the e-commerce’s companies adopting the cloud platform which also increased the demand of cloud APIs. Moreover, the increasing market of e-commerce in this region have uplifted the market of cloud APIs. According to India Brand Equity Foundation Organization, in 2016, e-commerce industry in India, generated revenue of US$ 15 billion and is projected to reach US$ 188 billion by 2025.                      

Key features of the study:

  • This report provides an in-depth analysis of the Cloud API market and provides market size (US$ Million) and Cumulative Annual Growth Rate (CAGR %) for the forecast period (2017– 2025), considering 2016 as the base year
  • It elucidates potential revenue opportunities across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrix for this market
  • This study also provides key insights about market drivers, restraints, opportunities, new product launches or approval, regional outlook, and competitive strategy adopted by the leading players
  • It profiles leading players in the global Cloud API market based on the following parameters – regulatory landscape, company overview, financial performance, product portfolio, geographical presence, distribution strategies, key developments and strategies, and future plans
  • Key companies covered as a part of this study include Amazon Web Services, Inc., CA Technologies, Inc, Citrix Systems, Inc., Google Inc., International Business Machines Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Rackspace Inc., Red Hat, Inc, Tibco Software Inc. VMware, Inc. and Zend Technologies Ltd
  • Insights from this report would allow marketers and the management authorities of the companies to make informed decision regarding their future product launch, technology up-gradation, market expansion, and marketing tactics
  • The global Cloud API market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry, including investors, suppliers, distributors, new entrants, and financial analysts
  • Stakeholders would have ease in decision-making through various strategy matrices used in analyzing the Cloud API market.

Detail Cloud API Market Segmentation:

  • Global Cloud API Market, By Organization Size:
  • Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Large Enterprises
  • Global Cloud API Market, By End Users:
    • BFSI
    • Healthcare
    • Hospitality
    • IT and Telecommunication
    • Media and Entertainment
    • Retail
    • Others
  • Global Cloud API Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • By Organization Size
        • Small and Medium Enterprises
        • Large Enterprises
      • By End Users
        • BFSI
        • Healthcare
        • Hospitality
        • IT and Telecommunication
        • Media and Entertainment
        • Retail
        • Others
      • By Country
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Europe
      • By Organization Size
        • Small and Medium Enterprises
        • Large Enterprises
      • By End Users
        • BFSI
        • Healthcare
        • Hospitality
        • IT and Telecommunication
        • Media and Entertainment
        • Retail
        • Others
      • By Country
        • Germany
        • U.K.
        • France
        • Italy
        • Spain
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • By Organization Size
        • Small and Medium Enterprises
        • Large Enterprises
      • By End Users
        • BFSI
        • Healthcare
        • Hospitality
        • IT and Telecommunication
        • Media and Entertainment
        • Retail
        • Others
      • By Region
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • Australia
        • South Korea
        • ASEAN
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Latin America
      • By Organization Size
        • Small and Medium Enterprises
        • Large Enterprises
      • By End Users
        • BFSI
        • Healthcare
        • Hospitality
        • IT and Telecommunication
        • Media and Entertainment
        • Retail
        • Others
      • By Country
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
        • Rest of Latin America
    • Africa
      • By Organization Size
        • Small and Medium Enterprises
        • Large Enterprises
      • By End Users
        • BFSI
        • Healthcare
        • Hospitality
        • IT and Telecommunication
        • Media and Entertainment
        • Retail
        • Others
      • By Country
        • North Africa
        • Central Africa
        • South Africa
    • Middle East
      • By Organization Size
        • Small and Medium Enterprises
        • Large Enterprises
      • By End Users
        • BFSI
        • Healthcare
        • Hospitality
        • IT and Telecommunication
        • Media and Entertainment
        • Retail
        • Others
      • By Country
        • GCC
        • Israel
        • Rest of Middle East
  • Company Profiles
    • Amazon Web Services, Inc.
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Recent Developments/Updates
    • CA Technologies, Inc
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Recent Developments/Updates
    • Citrix Systems, Inc.
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Recent Developments/Updates
    • Google Inc.
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Recent Developments/Updates
    • International Business Machines Corporation
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Recent Developments/Updates
    • Microsoft Corporation
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Recent Developments/Updates
    • Oracle Corporation
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Recent Developments/Updates
    • Rackspace Inc.
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Recent Developments/Updates
    • Red Hat, Inc
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Recent Developments/Updates
    • Tibco Software Inc.
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Recent Developments/Updates
    • VMware, Inc.
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Recent Developments/Updates
    • Zend Technologies Ltd
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Recent Developments/Updates
  • Section
    • References
    • Research Methodology
    • About Us and Sales Contact

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Table of Content

  1. Research Objective and assumption
    • Research Objectives
    • Assumptions
    • Abbreviations
  2. Market Purview
    • Report Description
      • Market Definition and Scope
    • Executive Summary
      • Top 3 Findings
      • Top 3 Opportunity
      • Top Companies Analysis
      • Market Snippet By Organization Size
      • Market Snippet By End-Users
      • Market Snippet By Region
    • Coherent Opportunity Map (COM)
  3. Market Dynamics, Regulations, and Trends Analysis
    • Market Dynamics
      • Drivers
      • Restraints
      • Market Opportunities
      • Regulatory Scenario
      • Industry Trend
      • Merger and Acquisitions
      • New Product Approvals/Launch
      • PEST Analysis
      • PORTER’S Five Forces
  4. Global Cloud API Market, By Organization Size, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
    • Introduction
    • Market Share Analysis, 2016 and 2025 (%)
    • Segment Trends
      • Small and Medium Enterprises
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
      • Large Enterprises
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
  5. Global Cloud API Market, By End Users, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
    • Introduction
    • Market Share Analysis, 2016 and 2025 (%)
    • Segment Trends
      • BFSI
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
      • Healthcare
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
      • Hospitality
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)  
      • IT and Telecommunication
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
      • Media and Entertainment  
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
      • Retail
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
      • Others
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
  6. Global Cloud API Market, By Regions, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, By Region, 2016 and 2025 (%)
    • North America
      • Introduction
      • Market size and Forecast,2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
      • By Segment
        • Market Size and Forecast, By Organization, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • Market Size and Forecast, By End Users, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
      • By Country
        • U.S.
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • Canada
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Europe
      • Introduction
      • Market size and Forecast,2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
      • By Segment
        • Market Size and Forecast, By Organization, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • Market Size and Forecast, By End Users, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
      • By Country
        • Germany
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • UK
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • France
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • Italy
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • Spain
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • Russia
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • Rest of Europe
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Asia Pacific
      • Introduction
      • Market size and Forecast,2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
      • By Segment
        • Market Size and Forecast, By Organization, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • Market Size and Forecast, By End Users, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
      • By Country
        • China
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • India
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • Japan
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • Australia
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • South Korea
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • ASEAN
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • Rest Of Asia Pacific
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Latin America
      • Introduction
      • Market size and Forecast,2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
      • By Segment
        • Market Size and Forecast, By Organization, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • Market Size and Forecast, By End Users, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
      • By Country
        • Brazil
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • Mexico
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • Rest of Latin America
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Africa
      • Introduction
      • Market size and Forecast,2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
      • By Segment
        • Market Size and Forecast, By Organization, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • Market Size and Forecast, By End Users, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
      • By Country
        • South Africa
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • Central Africa
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • North Africa
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Middle East
      • Introduction
      • Market size and Forecast,2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
      • By Segment
        • Market Size and Forecast, By Organization, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • Market Size and Forecast, By End Users, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million)
      • By Country
        • GCC
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • Israel
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
        • Rest Of Middle East
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million)
  7. Competitive Landscape
    • Company Profiles
      • Amazon Web Services, Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • CA Technologies, Inc
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Citrix Systems, Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Google Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • International Business Machines Corporation
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Microsoft Corporation
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Oracle Corporation
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Rackspace Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Red Hat, Inc
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Tibco Software Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • VMware, Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Zend Technologies Ltd
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
    • Analyst Views
  8. Section
    • References
    • Research Methodology
    • About us and Sales Contact

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