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Analysis of the European Infrastructure-as-a-Service Market

Analysis of the European Infrastructure-as-a-Service Market

The technological and economic benefits offered by cloud services are expected to continue to spur strong growth in the European infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) market. It is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 􂀀% between 2014 and 2019.

The European market is expected to be led by the growth occurring in Western Europe, combined with nascent growth in Eastern Europe. Southern European countries are expected to catch up, in line with economic recovery.

On-demand, hosted compute and storage services offer customers scalability, flexibility, and easy expansion to new regions. However, concerns about data security and regulation continue to affect purchasing decisions, thus delaying market uptake of cloud services.

It is increasingly becoming important for cloud service providers to augment their portfolios with hybrid and managed cloud services that help customers deploy a robust and unified IT infrastructure.

Cloud service providers are constantly upgrading their portfolios and re-aligning their strategies to compete effectively in the market.

About this report

Increased enterprise migration from on-premise IT services to hosted cloud services is expected to contribute to double-digit growth rates for the European Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) market. The market is constantly evolving, with providers updating their service portfolio to align with internal long-term cloud strategies and to gain a competitive edge over other providers. This research service analyses the IaaS market in Europe, focusing on the demand for compute and storage services and forecasting regional growth trends. It also highlights the competitive structure in the market and analyses the strategies adopted by different providers.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • CEO's Perspective
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definitions
    • Regional Definitions
    • Key Questions This Study Will Answer
  • Drivers and Restraints—Total IaaS Market
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Forecasts and Trends—Total IaaS Market
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total IaaS Market: Revenue Forecast, Europe, 2012–2019
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Compute-as-a-Service Segment—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Compute-as-a-Service Segment: Revenue Forecast, Europe, 2012–2019
    • Storage-as-a-Service Segment—Revenue Forecast
      • Table Storage-as-a-Service Segment: Revenue Forecast, Europe, 2012–2019
    • Compute-as-a-Service and Storage-as-a-Service—Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • Distribution Channel Analysis
    • Market Distribution Channels
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis—Total IaaS Market
    • Market Share
    • Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
    • Key Industry Participants
    • Competitive Landscape Outlook
  • Europe Analysis
    • UK IaaS Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table IaaS Market: Revenue Forecast, UK, 2012–2019
    • UK IaaS Market—Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Germany IaaS Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table IaaS Market: Revenue Forecast, Germany, 2012–2019
    • Germany IaaS Market—Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • France IaaS Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table IaaS Market: Revenue Forecast, France, 2012–2019
    • France IaaS Market—Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Spain IaaS Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table IaaS Market: Revenue Forecast, Spain, 2012–2019
    • Spain IaaS Market—Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Italy IaaS Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table IaaS Market: Revenue Forecast, Italy, 2012–2019
    • Italy IaaS Market—Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Benelux IaaS Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table IaaS Market: Revenue Forecast, Benelux, 2012–2019
    • Benelux IaaS Market—Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Nordics IaaS Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table IaaS Market: Revenue Forecast, Nordics, 2012–2019
    • Nordics IaaS Market—Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Rest of Europe IaaS Market—Revenue Forecast
      • Table IaaS Market: Revenue Forecast, Rest of Europe, 2012–2019
    • Rest of Europe IaaS Market—Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word—Predictions
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total IaaS Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Europe, 2014
    • Additional Sources of Information on IaaS
    • List of Companies Included in "Others"

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