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Forecast Analysis: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 3Q13 Update

Published: 20 January 2014

ID: G00256400

Analyst(s): Ed Anderson , Venecia Liu , Joanne M. Correia, Laurie Wurster , Chad Eschinger , Morgan Yeates, Tom Eid, Gregor Petri , Fabrizio Biscotti


Growth in cloud services remains strong, outpacing virtually every other IT spending category. High growth in cloud services complements the traditional IT market, and providers should balance investments in both. Over the next five years, public cloud services will grow at a CAGR of 16.9%.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Public Cloud Services by Segment
    • Cloud Business Process Services (Business Process as a Service)
    • Cloud Application Services (Software as a Service)
    • Cloud Application Infrastructure Services (Platform as a Service)
    • Cloud System Infrastructure Services (Infrastructure as a Service)
    • Cloud Management and Security Services
    • Cloud Advertising
  • Public Cloud Services by Geography
    • Public Cloud Services by Region
    • Public Cloud Services by Country


  • Macroeconomic Factors
  • Product Ecosystem
  • Total Addressable Market
  • Buyer Preference

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