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Mumbai, India, October 26, 2015

Gartner Says Indian Public Cloud Services Market Will Reach $731 Million in 2015

Analysts To Explore Industry Trends at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015, November 2-5 in Goa, India

Public cloud services revenue in India will reach $731 million by the end of 2015, an increase of $176 million over 2014 revenue of $555 million, according to Gartner, Inc. In 2015, public cloud services revenue is driven by high growth rates in key market segments, such as cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS), cloud management and security services, and software as a service (SaaS).

Spending on IaaS will total $100 million in 2015, an increase of 25 percent over last year. Spending on cloud management/security will grow 36.6 percent to $82 million, and SaaS will grow 33.4 percent to $302 million this year.

Gartner predicts high rates of spending on cloud services in India to continue through 2019 when the market is expected to reach $1.9 billion.

“The forecast for cloud services vary based on local factors, including supply and demand within the local markets, country-specific economic conditions, currency exchange rates, and other global market factors,,” said Sid Nag, research director at Gartner. “The explosive growth of IaaS and SaaS in the India market is an indication that enterprises in India are moving away from building their own on premises infrastructure, as well as migrating from the traditional software licensing model, to a SaaS model served up by cloud providers.”

According to Gartner’s latest cloud adoption survey, 61 percent of respondents in India indicated that they are currently using cloud services, and additional 31 percent plan to use cloud services by the end of 2015.

“Emerging markets, such as China and India, are expected to lead in real GDP growth from 2015 through 2017. There are some exceptions, such as Brazil, Russia and Turkey, whose currencies have declined significantly compared with other world currencies,” said Mr. Nag.

Additional information is available in the report " Forecast Analysis: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 2Q15 Update

Key industry trends will be a main focus at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015, November 2-5 in Goa, India.Members of the media can register for the event by contacting Sony Shetty at sony.shetty@gartner.com.

 

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