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Forecast: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 2012-2018, 4Q14 Update

Published: 30 December 2014

ID: G00263156

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


IT spending on public cloud services is growing more than five times faster than growth in IT spending across all categories. North America and Western Europe are the largest markets for cloud services. Emerging regions and countries, while smaller markets, show the highest growth rates.

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