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About 45% of mid-size and large firms in Peru that invoice over US$10mn a year use cloud services, according to a report from local daily El Comercio.
The companies have invested over US$20mn this year to contract cloud services, and theinvestment is expected to increase 30% in 2017.
Fernando Grados, director of Peruvian IT consulting form Dominio Consultores, told the newspaper that Microsoft leads the local market in terms of cloud service brand awareness with 20.7%; followed by Amazon, with 17.4%; Google, 12.4%; Telefónica, 7.8%; and IBM, 7%.
Grados said the local companies invested another US$25mn in hosting services in 2016.
Meanwhile, 34.2% of surveyed companies did not know who the cloud computing service providers in Peru are, the report added.