Gartner Research

Forecast Analysis: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 2Q15 Update

Published: 26 August 2015

ID: G00289551

Analyst(s): Joanne M. Correia, Ed Anderson , Morgan Yeates, Sid Nag , Chris Pang , Rajesh Kandaswamy


Gartner's 2Q15 public cloud forecast shows a growth of 15.2% CAGR from 2014 through 2019, a slight decrease of 0.5% from last quarter. Growth in 2015 is forecast at 13.5% to $175 billion, a decrease of 2.2% from last quarter for the same period.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • What Cloud Service Providers Must Know
  • Growth in IT Spending on Public Cloud Services
  • Spend Behavioral Changes Due to Cloud Adoption
  • Currency Impacts
  • 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 Region


  • Macroeconomic Factors
  • Buyers
  • Technology

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.