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Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software 2013-2017 Forecast and 2012 Vendor Shares


LONDON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:

Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software 2013-2017 Forecast and 2012 Vendor Shares

This IDC study presents IDC's view of worldwide SaaS and cloud software performance, by vendor in 2012, and anticipated performance through 2017. The cloud software market reached $28.0 billion in revenue in 2012, a 28.4% YoY growth rate. IDC expects cloud software will grow to $76.1 billion by 2017, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.1%. SaaS delivery will significantly outpace traditional software product delivery, growing nearly five times faster than the software market as a whole and becoming the significant growth driver to all functional software markets. By 2017, the cloud software model will account for $1 of every $6 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 heads-on and a huge opportunity to realign with partners, create new capabilities, move into new markets, and define new leaders."



Table of Contents

IDC Opinion

In This Study


Market Definitions

Software as a Service and Cloud Software

Key SaaS and Cloud Software Attributes

Shared, Standard Service

Solution Packaged


Elastic Resource Scaling

Elastic, Use-Based Pricing

Ubiquitous (Authorized) Network Access

Standard UI Technologies

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

Situation Overview

The Cloud Software Market in 2012

Performance of Leading Vendors in 2012

Future Outlook

Forecast and Assumptions

Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software Forecast, 2013-2017

As a Function of the Overall Software Market


Market Context

Essential Guidance

Learn More

Related Research


Historical Market Values and Exchange Rates


Table: Key SaaS and Cloud Software Attributes

Table: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software Revenue Vendor Shares and SaaS Percentage of Software-Derived Revenue, 2012

Table: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software Revenue by Segment, 2010-2017 ($M)

Table: U.S. SaaS and Cloud Software Revenue by Segment, 2010-2017 ($M)

Table: Top 3 Assumptions for the Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software Market, 2013-2017

Table: Key Forecast Assumptions for the Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software Market, 2013-2017

Table: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software Revenue, 2008-2017: Comparison of August 2012 and December 2013 Forecasts ($M)

Table: Exchange Rates, 2003-2012 (%)

Figure: IDC's Public IT Cloud Services Taxonomy

Figure: Characteristics of SaaS/Cloud Software Versus Hosted Application Management

Figure: Cloud Software Services Deployment and Implementation Models

Figure: Expected Allocation of IT Budget, 2013, 2015, and 2020

Figure: Most Used Applications on Public Cloud

Figure: North American Penetration of Cloud Applications by Functional Market, 2013

Figure: Likelihood to Source IT Capability on the Public Cloud by Company Size

Figure: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software Pure-Play Vendor Revenue Share by Region, 2010-2017

Figure: Worldwide Cloud Software Revenue by Region, 2010-2017

Figure: Worldwide Cloud Software as a Percentage of Software Revenue by Primary Software Segment, 2011-2017

Figure: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software Revenue, 2008-2017: Comparison of August 2012 and December 2013 Forecasts


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Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software 2013-2017 Forecast and 2012 Vendor Shares

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