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Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Tracker

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IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Tracker® monitors public cloud services with frequent releases of semiannual revenue estimates. It tracks and details individual public cloud services providers' historical business performance and forecasts market sizes five years into the future — across 53 geographies and up to 80 discrete market segments. In addition, this tracker provides an understanding of which providers are gaining or losing share across mature and emerging regions, which is business critical for public cloud services providers, partners, and the investment community.

Technology Coverage


This tracker provides total market size and vendor share by up to 80 discrete market segments. Measurement for this tracker is revenue. The section that follows lists secondary markets that group up to 80 markets.

Core Coverage

  • Product group: Cloud software and cloud infrastructure
  • Product category: PaaS, SaaS, and IaaS
  • Secondary markets:
  • Application development software
  • Application platforms
  • Basic storage (IaaS)
  • Collaborative applications
  • Content applications
  • Customer experience applications
  • Artificial intelligence and analytics software
  • Storage software
  • Endpoint management
  • Engineering applications
  • Enterprise resource management (ERM) applications
  • Integration and orchestration middleware
  • Network (IaaS)
  • Operations and manufacturing applications
  • Physical and virtual computing software
  • Quality and life-cycle tools
  • Security software
  • Server (IaaS)
  • Data management software
  • Supply chain management (SCM) applications
  • System and service management software

Geographic Scope


  • Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (13): Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, PRC, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, and Rest of Asia/Pacific
  • Canada
  • Central and Eastern Europe (5): Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, and Rest of CEE
  • Japan
  • Latin America (7): Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, and Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa (5): Israel, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Rest of Middle East and Africa
  • United States
  • Western Europe (16): Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom

Data Deliverables


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

  • Historical data
  • Forecast data

Forecast Coverage


Forecasts for this tracker are updated semiannually and include five years of annual forecasts. Forecasts are available at the worldwide, regional, and country levels. Details of the forecasts included in this tracker are as follows.

Core Forecast Coverage

  • Markets (previously listed)
  • Regions
  • Countries