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Yi Zhang

Yi Zhang


Yi Zhang is a Research Analyst based in Canalys’ Shanghai office. She conducts research and analysis for the company’s Cloud Channels Analysis service. She participates in market tracking and studies industry trends, with a particular focus on Greater China.

Prior to joining Canalys, she worked as a consultant for Capgemini Invent, where she conducted technology analysis and delivered insights and recommendations.

Yi Zhang graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering. She speaks fluent English and Mandarin.

Latest blogs and PR by Yi Zhang

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Video cloud becomes a key market segment

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Wasabi Technologies: new expansion targets APAC growth

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Mainland China’s cloud market spending up 18% in Q3 2023 as growth rate stabilizes 

Global cloud services spending up 16% in Q3 2023 as growth rate stabilizes 

Mainland China’s cloud market grew moderately in Q2 2023 

Global cloud services market growth slows to 16% in Q2 2023 

Mainland China cloud service spending grew 6% in Q1 2023  

Global cloud services market forecasts downturn despite growing 19% in Q1 2023 

China cloud service spending to grow by 12% in 2023

Worldwide cloud service spend to grow by 23% in 2023 

Cloud services spend in China hit US$7.8 billion in Q3 2022

Growth in global cloud services spend slows to lowest rate ever in Q3 2022 

35% of cloud spend in APAC (excluding China) goes via the partner ecosystem 

Cloud services spend in China hits US$7.3 billion in Q2 2022 

Global cloud services spend up 33% to hit US$62.3 billion in Q2 2022 

Cloud services spend in China hits US$7.3 billion in Q1 2022 

Global cloud services spend hits US$55.9 billion in Q1 2022

2021 年中国云支出增长 45%,2022 年有望突破新高

China’s cloud spend up 45% in 2021 bringing high expectations for 2022