Gartner Research

Forecast Analysis: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 2Q16 Update

Published: 15 August 2016

ID: G00310052

Analyst(s): Sid Nag , David Ackerman , Fred Ng


Public cloud has been, and will continue to be, a dominant force of change for the entire IT industry; its impact will be felt in every major IT market. Gartner predicts a cloud spending growth rate in the midteens through 2020.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Public Cloud Adoption Trends
  • Public Cloud Services by Segment With Impacts
    • Cloud System Infrastructure Services (Infrastructure as a Service)
    • Cloud Application Infrastructure Services (Platform as a Service)


  • Macroeconomic Factors
  • Cloud Shift

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