Amsterdam, 2 December 2011 – Dutch businesses (from very small to very large) will spend €324 million on public cloud services in 2011, an increase of 41% compared to €230 million spent in 2010. Going forward, The METISfiles predicts that:
- Driven by increased general business uptake, spending on SaaS will increase from €222 million in 2011 to €603 million in 2015, a CAGR of 30%.
- Driven by both general business and IT sector uptake spending on IaaS will increase from €79 million in 2011 to €238 million in 2015, a CAGR of 35%.
- Last but not least, driven by both general business and IT sector uptake spending on PaaS will increase from €23 million in 2011 to €118 million in 2015, a CAGR of 50%.
Key drivers for businesses to increase their public cloud spend include decreased time-to-market, a desire to move to predictable usage based pricing, increased scalability, and increased mobility. Key inhibitors include security and compliance concerns, vendors offering immature solutions, the inability to customize one-size-fits-all solutions, and the need to integrate public cloud solutions with legacy IT.
More information can be found on our website. Our upcoming research in 2012 will further size and forecast the public cloud opportunity by segment, by channel, by company size, and by vertical market.
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