Distribution of companies' IT cloud computing budget by cloud service 2018

This statistic shows the reported distribution of companies' cloud computing budgets by cloud service, as indicated by technology decision-makers. Technology decision-makers indicated that, on average, 48 percent of a company's cloud computing budget would be spent on Software as a Service (SaaS) within the next 12 months. Respondents also revealed that, as a percentage of the overall IT budget, 30 percent of the budget would be allocated to cloud computing within the next 12 months.

Distribution of cloud computing budget by service line 2018

Share of cloud-computing budget
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Release date

August 2018



Survey time period


Number of respondents

550 respondents

Special properties

Involved in the purchasing process for cloud computing

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Includes backup, disaster recovery, on-premise, private, security, and storage.

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