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Hyperscale cloud market projected to hit $3.4tn by 2034
Tue, 2nd Jan 2024

In its latest market report, analyst firm Future Market Insights appraises the hyperscale cloud market size at US$ 221.2 billion in 2023. The firm projects that by the end of 2024, it is likely to reach a valuation of US$ 280.8 billion. Over the decade to 2034, the global market for the hyperscale cloud is forecast to garner a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 28.40%, reaching a size of US$ 3,411.30 billion.

Leveraging economies of scale, the hyperscale cloud market provides providers with the ability to offer cost-effective, scalable computing solutions. Additionally, continuous innovation in software, hardware, and infrastructure technologies from providers has been noted as a key factor propelling the industry forward. This emphasis on innovation underscores the market's goal of improved reliability, safety, and efficiency.

As global digital transformation initiatives gain momentum, the demand for hyperscale cloud solutions is rising, driven by the industry's focus on upgrading IT infrastructure, migrating to cloud-based applications, and leveraging advanced technologies. In particular, the growing usage of hybrid and multi-cloud systems is presenting lucrative opportunities to providers in the hyperscale cloud market.

The market has identified key drivers, including the increasing need for hyperscale solutions to manage specialised workloads such as high-performance computing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Furthermore, the growing use of edge computing, and a focus on global collaboration and connection in a digital era, are further stimulating demand.

However, the industry is not without its challenges. Safeguarding and managing enormous volumes of sensitive data poses issues around effective security measures, resolving regulatory requirements and the risk of data breaches. Environmental concerns springing from the power usage of hyperscale data centres represent another challenge faced by the hyperscale cloud industry, with a need to balance computing capacity with sustainable practices.

A comparative study into other industries, such as the cloud radio access network (RAN) market and the cloud authentication market, suggests a higher growth rate for the cloud RAN Market owing to its enhanced flexibility and scalability. However, the cloud Authentication market evidenced a lower CAGR compared to both markets.

In a global view, the hyperscale market presents multiple compelling drivers that effect growth. Nations such as Australia and Germany are forecasted to expand at an exceptional CAGR over the forecast period. The United States, Japan, Germany, China and Australia are each poised for significant growth, with predicted CAGRs ranging from 26.20% to 31.90%.

Growing demand for data processing capabilities, and the rise of data-intensive applications like machine learning and AI, are driving market growth in the United States. Meanwhile, Japan's technology and innovation sectors, reliant on scalable computing, are set to boost demand. Sustainability and environmental consciousness in Germany also foster growth, while local tech innovation is a key driver in China. Vast geographical extent and digitisation give momentum to Australia's market growth.

The market's segmentation reveals that by the end of 2024, the cloud computing segment among applications is expected to acquire 35% of the market share, while large enterprises are predicted to obtain a 69% share by size.

The competitive landscape discloses a focus among companies in the global hyperscale market on strategic investments. The persistent trend towards innovation, development of service portfolios, formation of strategic alliances, sustainability and data security are all playing a substantial role in driving operational efficiency, cost reduction, and increased profit margins.