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Forecast: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 2011-2017, 1Q13 Update

Published: 26 March 2013

ID: G00248727

Analyst(s): Akimasa Nakao , Morgan Yeates, Bianca Granetto, Joanne M. Correia, Alan Dayley , Jeffrey Roster, Douglas Toombs , Susan Cournoyer, Lai-ling Lam , Cathy Tornbohm , Yanna Dharmasthira, TJ Singh , Andrew Frank , Hai Swinehart , Tom Eid, Gregor Petri , Ruggero Contu , Fabrizio Biscotti , Warren Bell, Chris Pang , Venecia Liu , Dean Blackmore , Laurie Wurster , Chad Eschinger , Misako Sawai , Jie Zhang, Dan Sommer, Robert H. Brown, Ed Anderson


Gartner predicts continued strong growth in public cloud services, with a compound annual growth rate of 16.8% from 2011 through 2017. End-user spending on public cloud services is expected to grow 18.4% in 2013 to $129 billion. By 2017, the public cloud services market will exceed $237 billion.

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