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Forecast Analysis: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 1Q14 Update

Published: 13 May 2014

ID: G00261940

Analyst(s): Fabrizio Biscotti , Laurie Wurster , Joanne M. Correia, Gregor Petri , Tom Eid, Hai Swinehart , Ed Anderson , Ruggero Contu


Gartner forecasts the public cloud services market to grow at a five-year CAGR of 17.3% through 2018. As the forecast extends through 2018, annual growth rates slow slightly, reflecting the increasing size and maturity of cloud markets.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

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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