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Forecast: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 2015-2021, 1Q17 Update

Published: 04 April 2017

ID: G00321338

Analyst(s): Hai Swinehart , TJ Singh , Chad Eschinger , Cathy Tornbohm , JP Corriveau, David Ackerman , Terilyn Palanca , Chris Pang , Michael Dominy , Alys Woodward , Ed Anderson , Yanna Dharmasthira, Nigel Montgomery, Bianca Granetto, Dean Blackmore , Rajesh Kandaswamy , Gianluca Tramacere, Ruggero Contu , Fred Ng, Jim Hare , Fabrizio Biscotti , Sid Nag , Lai-ling Lam , Laurie Wurster , Robert Anderson , Gregor Petri , Bhavish Sood

Summary

Gartner predicts spending in public cloud services will reach $245.4 billion in 2017, a 17.4% increase in U.S. dollars (19.1% in constant currency). Growth rates are expected to decline slightly through 2021, when spending is forecast to reach $436.4 billion, with a five-year CAGR of 15.9%.

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