Gartner Research

Forecast: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 2013-2019, 3Q15 Update

Published: 30 September 2015

ID: G00289552

Analyst(s): Douglas Toombs , Dean Blackmore , Cathy Tornbohm , Laurie Wurster , Jim Hare , Morgan Yeates, Joanne M. Correia, Chad Eschinger , Gregor Petri , Jin-Sik Yim, Bianca Granetto , Hai Swinehart , Ed Anderson , Robert Anderson , Sid Nag , Susan Cournoyer , TJ Singh , Yanna Dharmasthira, Lai-ling Lam , Gianluca Tramacere, Chris Pang , Ruggero Contu , Rajesh Kandaswamy , Bhavish Sood, Fabrizio Biscotti , Tom Eid


Gartner is predicting a 13.5% growth in public cloud services in 2015. This growth will peak in 2016 and will plateau or slightly decrease through 2019, although the actual spend will continue to increase through 2019. We believe this is indicative of the public cloud market maturing over time.

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