Many providers are struggling to break into the leadership pack of the cloud market. The 10 trailers to the Top 5, all prominent names in the industry, as a collective are only slipping.
That's a list that includes Fujitsu, NTT, Oracle, Rackspace, Tencent, Salesforce and a few others. Their market share, collectively, declined to roughly 15 percent, even as they all grew the actual businesses in the rapidly heating market, according to Synergy Research.
"Most small- to medium-sized operators saw their market shares decrease," said Dinsdale.