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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