Gartner Research

Market Opportunity Map: Cloud Services, Worldwide

Published: 16 August 2018

ID: G00352885

Analyst(s): Ed Anderson, Colleen Graham, Sid Nag, David Ackerman, Sandra Notardonato, Fred Ng


Cloud opportunities will be best realized as technology general managers pursue complementary solutions to industry-leading cloud offerings, such as cloud IT services.

Table Of Contents

Market Opportunity Map


Strategic Options

  • Worldwide Market for Cloud-Focused IT Services Is Forecast to Be $127 Billion in 2018
    • Recommendations
  • Mainstream Cloud Adoption, Including the Pursuit of Digital Transformation, Drives Demand for IT Services
    • Recommendation
  • Cloud Service Markets Are Consolidating and Concentrating Around a Small Group of Leading Public Cloud Service Providers
    • Recommendation
  • Price Competition in Cloud IT Services Markets Is Growing, and Success Requires Innovation and Increased Use of Automation
    • Recommendation

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