Gartner Says Public Cloud Services in the Middle East and North Africa Region Forecast to Reach $1.2 Billion in 2017
The public cloud services market in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is projected to grow 22.2 percent in 2017 to total $1.2billion, up from $956 million in 2016, according to Gartner, Inc.
“The growth in PaaS and SaaS are indicators that migration of application and workloads from on premises data centers to the cloud, as well as development of cloud ready and cloud native applications, are fueling growth in the cloud space,” said Sid Nag research director at Gartner. “Software vendors will continue to shift investments from on-premises license-based software to cloud-based offerings.”
Table 1. MENA Public Cloud Services Forecast (Millions of U.S. Dollars)
Cloud Business Process Services (BPaaS)
Cloud Application Services (SaaS)
Cloud Application Infrastructure Services (PaaS)
Cloud System Infrastructure Services (IaaS)
Cloud Management and Security Services
Source: Gartner (January 2017)
More detailed analysis is available for Gartner clients in the report “Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 2014-2020, 4Q16 Update”.
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