Worldwide Competitive Public Cloud Platform as a Service Forecast, 2016–2020
This IDC study presents a view of PaaS revenue from the historical year 2015 through the 2016–2020 forecast period. It includes high-level breakdowns of PaaS submarkets and geographic regions and offers analysis of key trends, including revenue growth drivers and inhibitors."Sophisticated applications required for automation supported by data services are increasing in demand to help in enterprise digital transformation," says Larry Carvalho, research manager, Platform as a Service, at IDC. "Optimized infrastructure is being leveraged to obtain a competitive advantage in new fields like Internet of Things and machine learning. The projected growth of PaaS reflects the demand from businesses of automation delivered by applications to meet unexpected challenges."