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Forecast Analysis: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 4Q13 Update

Published: 20 March 2014

ID: G00261253

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


The public cloud services market is expected to grow at a five-year CAGR of 17.4% through 2017. This high rate of growth outpaces all other major categories of IT spending.

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
  • Demand Factors

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