Public cloud market to surpass $300bn by 2021 says Gartner – with 21% growth this year
Public cloud continues to go up and up: according to Gartner, the market will grow 21.4% in 2018 to total $186.4 billion (£131.4bn).
Almost 40% of this will come from software as a service (SaaS), with a quarter to come from what Gartner calls cloud business process services (BPaaS) – delivering business process outsourcing (BPO) – and 22% to come from infrastructure as a service (IaaS).
IaaS, however, will outstrip BPaaS by 2021 according to Gartner’s predictions. In three years total...