Kingsoft Cloud Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators
Kingsoft Cloud is an independent cloud service provider in China. Kingsoft Cloud has built a comprehensive and reliable cloud platform consisting of extensive cloud infrastructure, cutting-edge cloud products, and well-architected industry-specific solutions across public cloud, enterprise cloud, and AIoT cloud services. As an independently operated company, Kingsoft Cloud is able to fully mobilize its resources towards the innovation of its business models and provide high-quality services to all kinds of businesses and organizations. With its focus squarely on its cloud business, Kingsoft Cloud is able to avoid potential conflicts of interest with its customers and enhance its neutral position, which in turn gains additional trust from more and more customers.
Kingsoft Cloud Recent Developments
Kingsoft Cloud was listed on NASDAQ in the United States in May 2020 (stock code: KC). Relying on 30 years of enterprise-level service experience, Kingsoft adheres to technology and gradually builds a complete cloud computing infrastructure and provides solutions suitable for public services, finance, healthcare, education, media, industry, video, games, e-commerce retail, and other industries. At the same time, Kingsoft Cloud is actively Investing in important fields such as smart cities, smart healthcare, smart finance, and industrial Internet.
Kingsoft Cloud Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Activities
In August 2021, Kingsoft Cloud made a major strategic move in its Enterprise Cloud Services (“ECS”) business by entering into a definitive agreement to acquire controlling interests in Camelot Employee Scheme Inc. By integrating Camelot’s nationwide project execution capacities and resources across major cities in China, the Company expects to further accelerate and enhance the implementation of ECS projects with lower costs and improved efficiency.
Kingsoft Cloud Customers in ARTW Customer Database
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Kingsoft Cloud Overview
Ownership: - NASDAQ: KC
Number of Employees: 2166
Key Verticals: Automotive, Banking and Financial Services, K621, Higher Education, Federal Government, State and Local Government, Public Safety, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Media, Professional Services, Transportation,
Kingsoft Cloud Key Enterprise and Cloud Applications
Kingsoft Cloud Revenues, $M:
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* Enterprise Applications Revenues = License + Support & Maintenance + SaaS
** All revenue figures are estimates based on public records, Cloud and Non-Cloud business models in Apps Run The World's vendor database, and annual survey results including vendor feedback.
Kingsoft Cloud Revenue Breakdown By Type, $M:
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Kingsoft Cloud Enterprise Applications Revenues By Functional Markets, $M:
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Kingsoft Cloud Revenues By Region, $M
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Kingsoft Cloud Direct vs Indirect sales
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Kingsoft Cloud Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product
No. of Kingsoft Cloud Customers: 322
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Kingsoft Cloud has amassed a large, premium, and diversified customer base covering a wide spectrum of industry verticals. The total number of Premium Customers increased from 154 in 2018 to 243 in 2019, and further to 322 in 2020. Kingsoft have fostered strong loyalty with existing customers as a result of the high-quality cloud products and solutions offered, as well as the ability to deliver tangible value to customers by effectively addressing their needs.
Kingsoft Cloud Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions
Kingsoft is well-positioned to capture the large and growing market opportunities brought about by the increasing penetration of cloud services into traditional enterprises and public service organizations, demand for multi-cloud deployment, attention to data security, privacy and suppliers’ neutrality application of 5G, new scenarios such as VRAR and cloud gaming, and support by the continuous development of cloud infrastructure and cloud-native technologies.
Leveraging their profound industry insights, Kingsoft saw significant growth prospects in selected verticals, such as game, video, online cooperation, public services, financial services, and healthcare. Kingsoft have strategically expanded their footprints into such fast-growing verticals as first-movers and have been establishing a leading market position through relentless execution.
Kingsoft Cloud Risks and Challenges
Although Kingsoft Cloud have been increasing and diversifying their customer base, it is likely that they will continue to be dependent upon a limited number of customers for a significant portion of their revenues for the foreseeable future and, in some cases, the portion of the revenues attributable to one single customer may increase in the future. The loss of one or more Premium Customers or a reduction in usage by any Premium Customers would reduce their revenues. If Kingsoft fail to maintain existing customers or develop relationships with new customers, their business would be harmed.
Kingsoft Cloud Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI
Kingsoft Cloud relies on channel partners to distribute some of their products and solutions or provide certain support services. Kingsoft works closely with agents as their channel partners and leverages their understanding of end users’ demands, thereby developing tailored marketing strategies. Kingsoft partners with different industries to build cloud ecosystem together. Some of the partners include: Microsoft, Sony, Steam, Chartboost, bilibili, Z-bank, TikTok, Talk Cloud and many others.
Kingsoft Cloud Cloud Infrastructure Insights
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Vendor shares and market forecast results are based on a combination of existing databases as well as demand side and supply side research conducted throughout the year with validation from vendors, customers, channel partners and documentations such as earnings releases and 10Q and 10K filings, vertical industry studies, regional and country-level statistics from public and private institutions(i.e. colleges, universities, government agencies and trade associations).
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