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Table of Contents

List of Attachments

IDC Market Forecast Figure

Figure: Worldwide Cloud IT Infrastructure Hardware Spending Revenue Snapshot

Executive Summary

Advice for Technology Suppliers

Market Forecast

Table: Worldwide Cloud IT Infrastructure Hardware Spending by Segment, 2014–2021 ($B)

Table: Worldwide Cloud IT Infrastructure Hardware Spending by On-Premise and Off-Premise, 2014–2021 ($B)

Figure: Worldwide On-Premise and Off-Premise Cloud IT Infrastructure Hardware Spending, 2015–2021

Market Context

Drivers and Inhibitors

General Industry Developments

Drivers

Pace of Change: Technology Capabilities Enable Sustainable Change at the Speed of Digital Business
Macroeconomic Factors

Inhibitors

Software-Defined IT

Public Cloud

Drivers

Next-Generation Workloads

Inhibitors

Procurement Model Leveraged by Hyperscale Public Cloud Datacenters
Data Security

Private Cloud

Drivers

Datacenter Modernization
Hybrid IT Operations

Inhibitors

Consumption-Based IT

Significant Market Developments

Hyperscale Cloud Service Provider Modernization/Expansion

Datacenter Vision

Changes from Prior Forecast

Table: Worldwide Cloud IT Infrastructure Hardware Spending, 2013–2021: Comparison of December 2016 and February 2018 Forecasts ($B)

Figure: Worldwide Public Cloud Service Provider's IT Infrastructure Hardware Spending, 2013–2021: Comparison of December 2016 and February 2018 Forecasts

Figure: Worldwide Private Cloud Service Provider's IT Infrastructure Hardware Spending, 2013–2021: Comparison of December 2016 and February 2018 Forecasts

Figure: Worldwide Traditional IT Infrastructure Hardware Spending, 2013–2021: Comparison of December 2016 and February 2018 Forecasts

Market Definition

Cloud

Cloud Deployment Models

Methodology

Related Research

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