Gartner predicts that the global public cloud will

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Gartner predicts that the global public cloud end-user expenditure will increase by 18% in 2021

making cloud computing the new normal is more important than ever

Gartner predicts that global end-users' spending on public cloud services will increase by 18.4% to $304.9 billion by 2021, up from $257.5 billion in 2020

sid nag, vice president of research at Gartner, said: the epidemic has confirmed the value of the cloud. The on-demand and scalable cloud model to achieve cost efficiency and business continuity has provided impetus for enterprise organizations to quickly promote digital business transformation plans. The public cloud service is no, this is the continuous popularity of material testing machines, making cloud computing the new normal, and more important than ever before

after the outbreak of covid-19, the proportion of it expenditure for cloud transformation has been accelerating. It is expected that by 2024, cloud will account for 14.2% of the total it expenditure of global enterprises, higher than 9.1% in 2020

software as a service (SaaS) is still the largest market segment, which is expected to grow to $117.7 billion by 2021. At the same time, application infrastructure as a service (PAAS) is expected to increase by 26.6% (see Table 1), which is mainly due to users' need to use high-performance, content rich and scalable infrastructure for remote office, which has become a major manifestation of the native application of modern cloud

global public cloud service end-user expenditure forecast (unit: US $million)

note: bpaas = business process as service; IAAs = infrastructure as a service when we buy computers; PAAS = platform as a service; SaaS = software as a service

note: due to rounding, the sum may not be the sum; Source: Gartner (November 2020)

nag said: the covid-19 pandemic forced business organizations to immediately focus on three priorities: maintaining budgets, optimizing the market trend of plastic machinery in the United States in the fourth quarter of 2013, good t costs, supporting and protecting telecommuting employees and ensuring flexibility. Investing in cloud computing has become a convenient way to meet all three needs

in fact, the latest Gartner survey data shows that the epidemic has led to nearly 70% of enterprises using cloud services planning to increase cloud spending in the next step

as enterprises increase their investment in mobility, collaboration and other remote office technologies and infrastructure, Gartner predicts that the public cloud will continue to grow until 2024. The trend of cooperation between cloud service providers and telecom companies is also becoming more and more obvious. The purpose is to expand the business scope to the edge and support the mixed office mode, which will further promote the growth of the market

nag said: CIOs have more strategic thinking on how to lay the foundation for growth. It is obvious that the transformation to digitalization and related services will play an important role for enterprise organizations in the future. Therefore, adopting cloud is an important way to stay ahead in the post epidemic era focusing on agility and digitalization

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