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Market Trends: Cloud Spending Data Shows Divergent Geographic Priorities

Published: 12 July 2019

ID: G00405543

Analyst(s): John-David Lovelock , Ed Anderson


Cloud adoption patterns vary significantly across regions, and the focus has shifted to new workloads that leverage the transformational benefits of cloud. Understanding cloud adoption patterns can help technology and service providers plan for opportunities in next-generation digital solutions.

Table Of Contents


  • Cloud Service Consumers Use Cloud as a Foundation for Digital Solutions

Market Trend

  • Cloud Spending Rates Identify Countries Leading in Cloud Adoption and Those That Are Following
    • The United States — The Cloud Adoption Pacesetter
    • Country-Specific Factors Drive Cloud Adoption
  • Indexing Cloud Lag by Country
    • Organizations Do Not Necessarily Follow Country-Level Trends

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