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Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software 2015–2019 Forecast and 2014 Vendor Shares

Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software 2015–2019 Forecast and 2014 Vendor Shares

This IDC study presents IDC's view of worldwide SaaS and cloud software performance by vendor in 2014 and anticipated performance through 2019. The cloud software market reached $48.8 billion in revenue in 2014, representing a 24.4% YoY growth rate. IDC expects cloud software will grow to surpass $112.8 billion by 2019 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.3%. SaaS delivery will significantly outpace traditional software product delivery, growing nearly five times faster than the traditional software market and becoming a significant growth driver to all functional software markets. By 2019, the cloud software model will account for $1 of every $4.59 spent on software.

According to Robert P. Mahowald, program vice president of IDC's SaaS and Cloud Services research practice, "Figuring out how to find and capitalize on the enormous cloud services transformation is the number 1 strategic goal of all major IT product vendors. SaaS, and broader public cloud opportunities, represents both a tremendous challenge to meet change head-on and a huge opportunity to realign with partners, create new capabilities, move into new markets, and define new leaders."

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IDC Opinion
In This Study
Methodology
Market Definitions
Software as a Service and Cloud Software
Key SaaS and Cloud Software Attributes
Situation Overview
The Cloud Software Market in 2014
Performance of Leading Vendors in 2014
Performance of Cloud Pure-Play vendors
Performance of the Long Tail of Cloud Vendors
Leading Cloud Vendors by Application
End-User Perception of Leading Cloud Vendors
Cloud Buyer Beliefs
Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software Revenue, 2014
Future Outlook
Forecast and Assumptions
Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software Forecast, 2015–2019
As a Function of the Overall Software Market
Forecast by Region
Forecast by Secondary Market
Forecast by Vendor Tier
Assumptions
Introducing an Assumptions-Based Structured Forecast for Cloud Software
Cloud Maturity
Market Context
Essential Guidance
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Related Research
Methodology
Historical Market Values and Exchange Rates
Forecast Market Values and Exchange Rates
Market Definitions
Shared, Standard Service
Solution Packaged
Self-Service
Elastic Resource Scaling
Elastic, Use-Based Pricing
Published Service Interface/API
An Additional Note on Tenancy
Differences Between SaaS/Cloud Software and Hosted Application Management
Public and Private Cloud Service Deployment Models
Synopsis
Table: Key SaaS and Cloud Software Attributes
Table: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software Revenue Vendor Shares and SaaS Percentage of Software-Derived Revenue, 2014
Table: Worldwide SaaS Revenue of Leading Cloud Pure-Plays Outside of Top 100 Cloud Software Vendors, 2014
Table: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software Revenue by Secondary Market, 2014
Table: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software Revenue by Segment, 2012–2019 (
M)
Table: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software Revenue by Segment, 2012–2019 (M)
Table: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software Revenue by Region, 2013–2019 (M)
Table: Top 3 Assumptions for the Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software Market, 2015–2019
Table: Key Forecast Assumptions for the Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software Market, 2015–2019
Table: Worldwide SaaS Growth Attributed to Forecast Assumptions, 2015–2019 (%)
Table: Worldwide SaaS Applied Growth Rates by Segment, 2015–2019 (%)
Table: Worldwide Cloud Software Revenue, 2010–2019: Comparison of July 2014 and July 2015 Forecasts (M)
Table: Exchange Rates Factor, 2010–2014 (%)
Table: Exchange Rates Factor, 2015–2019 (%)
Figure: IDC's Public IT Cloud Services Taxonomy, 2015
Figure: Worldwide Cloud Software 2014 Snapshot
Figure: Long Tail of Cloud Software Vendors
Figure: Leading Cloud Applications Vendors by Secondary Market
Figure: Ranked Customer Views of Key Public Cloud Vendors
Figure: IT Budget Allocation, Today and in 24 Months
Figure: Most Used Applications/Workloads in the Cloud, Currently and in Two Years
Figure: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software Revenue by Secondary Market, 2014
Figure: Worldwide SaaS Applications by Functional Market, 2014
Figure: Worldwide Cloud Software Revenue, 2014–2019
Figure: Worldwide Cloud Software as a Percentage of Software Revenue by Primary Software Segment, 2012–2019
Figure: Cloud Penetration by Country, 2014
Figure: Cloud Growth by Region, 2014–2019
Figure: Worldwide Cloud Revenue Growth by Secondary Market, 2014
Figure: Worldwide Cloud Software Revenue Share by Secondary Market, 2013-2019
Figure: Worldwide Cloud Software Vendor Revenue Distribution, 2014–2020
Figure: Self-Rated and Desired Cloud Maturity
Figure: Most Important Public Cloud Adoption Drivers: Optimized and Nonoptimized Respondents
Figure: Worldwide SaaS Forecast: Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios, 2013–2019
Figure: Worldwide Cloud Software Revenue, 2010–2019: Comparison of July 2014 and July 2015 Forecasts
Figure: Characteristics of SaaS/Cloud Software Versus Hosted Application Management
Figure: Cloud Services Categorization Process

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