IDC Spending Guide

Worldwide Public Cloud Services Spending Guide

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The Worldwide Public Cloud Services Spending Guide examines the public cloud services opportunity from a technology, an industry, and a geography perspective. This comprehensive database delivered via IDC's Customer Insights query tool allows the user to easily extract meaningful information about public cloud services technology market by viewing data trends and relationships and making data comparisons.

Markets Covered


This product covers the following segments of the public cloud services market:

  • 9 regions: United States, Canada, Japan, Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Latin America, PRC, and Asia/Pacific
  • 53 countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, PRC, rest of Asia/Pacific, rest of CEE, rest of Latin America, rest of the Middle East and Africa, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, and Vietnam
  • 75+ technology markets: Across cloud infrastructure and cloud software groups: cloud infrastructure — compute and server; cloud software — SaaS and PaaS detail
  • 20 industries: Banking, insurance, securities and investment services, discrete manufacturing, process manufacturing, construction, resource industries, retail, wholesale, professional services, personal and consumer services, transportation, healthcare provider, federal/central government, state/local government, education, telecommunications, media, utilities, and consumer
  • 5 company size segments: 1–9, 10–99, 100–499, 500–999, and 1,000+ employees
  • 2 deployment types: Public cloud services and on premises/others

Data Deliverables


This spending guide is delivered on a semiannual basis via a web-based interface for online querying and downloads. The following are the deliverables for this spending guide. For a complete delivery schedule, please contact an IDC sales representative:

  • Annual five-year forecasts by region, country, technology, industry, company size, and deployment type; delivered twice a year

About This Spending Guide


IDC's Worldwide Public Cloud Services Spending Guide provides guidance on the expected technology opportunity around this market at a regional level and a total worldwide level. Segmented by industry, use case, and technology component, this guide provides IT vendors with insights into this rapidly growing market and how the market will develop over the coming year.

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