Gartner Research

Forecast Overview: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 2Q13 Update

Published: 28 August 2013

ID: G00248591

Analyst(s): Dan Sommer, Ruggero Contu , Hai Swinehart , Chad Eschinger , Morgan Yeates, Joanne M. Correia, Laurie Wurster , Yanna Dharmasthira, Ed Anderson , Warren Bell, Venecia Liu , Gregor Petri , Jie Zhang, Chris Pang , Tom Eid


Strong growth in IaaS, PaaS, SaaS (due to the expansion of the CRM forecast) and BPaaS results in a forecast five-year compound annual growth rate of 17.1%. Cloud adoption continues to grow, despite uncertain global economic conditions.

Table Of Contents

Forecast Data


  • Public Cloud Services by Segment
    • Public Cloud Services Subsegments
    • Cloud Advertising
    • Cloud Business Process Services (BPaaS)
    • Cloud Application Services (SaaS)
    • Cloud Application Infrastructure Services (PaaS)
    • Cloud System Infrastructure Services (IaaS)
    • Cloud Management and Security Services
  • Public Cloud Services by Region
  • Public Cloud Services by Country


  • Macroeconomic and Geopolitical Factors
  • Cloud Services Adoption Trends
  • Currency Exchange Rates
  • IT Spending
  • Adjacent Markets
    • Consulting and Implementation Services
    • IT Outsourcing
    • Enterprise Software
    • Business Process Outsourcing

Forecast Methodology

  • Currency Exchange Rates

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