Mena public cloud services to hit $534m

Cloud services in the Mena will be strong across all cloud services market segments through 2017.



The public cloud services market in the Mena region is on pace to grow 24.1 per cent in 2013 to total $534 million, an increase of $103 million from the $431 million forecast for 2012, according to the latest outlook by Gartner.

Software as a service, or SaaS, is expected to grow 29.2 per cent in 2013 to $102 million.

Gartner predicts that from 2013 through 2017, $4 billion will be spent on cloud services in the Mena region, $1.1 billion of which will be spent on business process as a service.

Cloud services in the Mena will be strong across all cloud services market segments through 2017. SaaS is expected to grow from $102 million in 2013 to $271 million in 2017. Infrastructure as a service is seen to grow from $60 million in 2013 to $138 million in 2017. The market in the Mena is predicted to demonstrate high growth through the forecast period.


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