Spending on public cloud IT services (SaaS/PaaS) worldwide 2015-2020

This statistic shows global spending on public cloud IT services, covering software as a service (SaaS) and platform as a service) computing from 2016 to 2022. It is estimated that in 2017 around 97 billion U.S. dollars will be spent on public cloud IT services worldwide.

Public cloud IT software (SaaS) and platform services (PaaS) spending worldwide from 2015 to 2022

Spending in billion U.S. dollars
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Release date

October 2017



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Supplementary notes

* Forecast
The source has excluded infrastructure as a service, otherwise defined as storage and server capacity sold as a service.

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