Cloud Computing White Paper

  • 【Published by】

      China Academy of Information and Communications Technology

  • 【Complied by】

      China Academy of Information and Communications Technology

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 I. Seven Characteristics of the Cloud Computing Industry over the Past Year 

(I) Global growth encountered the first slowdown as the Chinese market resisted the downward trend

(II) Cloud Native keeps constant implementations as the industry applications accelerating 

(III) In terms of structure, there presents strong demand for Cloud-Network Integration and huge edge-side potential

(IV) On the security side, more focuses on Ability enhancement and the Cloud Trust System emerged 

(V) On the management side, Cloud Utilization facing new challenges as demands for optimization rise

(VI) On the software side, R&D process has been redefined and a new pattern gradually forms

(VII) In terms of empowerment, digital transformation needs to be facilitated and maturity to be improved


II. Comprehensive Cloud Native Technology Ecosystem and active market together marks the entering of the Golden Developing Stage


(I) Continuous improvements of Cloud Native Ecosystem essentially led to the evolving of a systematic application

(II) Rise in adoption rate of cloud native technology and user demand 

(III) Emergence of siphonic effect in Cloud Native as the era of converged applications begins 

III. Continual Integration of Cloud, Network and Edge; Redefinition of Computing Service

(I) 5G and Internet of Things deepening the integration of cloud, network and edge 

(II) Cloud-Edge collaboration providing broader computing infrastructure 

(III) Cloud-Network integration providing a more convenient computing power scheduling approach 

IV. Cloud Computing Breaking the Security Boundaries and a New Generation of Trust System to Be Constructed 

(I) Cloud computing infrastructure facing more trust crises

(II) The rise of security concept in response to cloud computing trust crisis 

(III) New security concept assisting enterprises with constructing their trust systems

V. Extensive usage of cloud boosted demands for Optimization and presents opportunities for Cloud Management Services.

(I) Heavy usage of Cloud by enterprises brings Cloud Management new challenges

(II) Emergence of cloud optimization services improving the cloud utilization efficiency for enterprises 

(III) Multidimensional Cloud Layout optimizes the market whereas the tool capabilities still needing improvements


VI. Cloud Model Reform and New Format of Software Engineering Creating a New Pattern of Cloud Software 

(I) New upgrade of cloud software architecture and reconstruction of DevOps modes 

(II) Cloud testing breaking the bottleneck of effectiveness and contributing to the high-quality software engineering 

(III) Cloud system stability being challenged and chaotic engineering emerges consequently

VII. Cloud Platforms become the foundation of digitalization as the Capability Maturities are tailored for enterprises

(I) Enterprise digital transformation becomes inevitable with the convergence of multi-forces

(II) Cloud platform comprehensively empowering enterprise business units to carry out digital transformation 

(III) IOMM hyperbolic methodology promoting the enterprises to embrace digitalization

VIII. Concluding Remarks and Prospects

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