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Forecast: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 2011-2017, 3Q13 Update

Published: 27 September 2013

ID: G00248730

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


Gartner predicts continued strong growth in public cloud services, with a CAGR of 16.9% from 2012 through 2017. End-user spending on public cloud services is expected to grow 18% in 2013 to $132 billion. By 2017, the public cloud services market is predicted to exceed $244 billion.

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