IDC Firm predicts public cloud versus private cloud by indicating that the investment in infrastructure to public cloud will grow 18.8 percent annually to reach 23,200 billion dollars, almost double investment in private cloud infrastructure, which will grow 10.3 percent and will reach 13,800 million.
In its report ‘Cloud IT Infrastructure Worldwide Quarterly Tracker’, IDC predicts that total spending on IT infrastructure products, public cloud versus private cloud, which includes servers, storage and Ethernet switches – for business deployment in cloud environments will reach 37,100 million, an increase of 15.5 percent year on year.
“Despite the weakness of the Hyperscale demand cloud service providers for products infrastructure in the first quarter, is expected spending on public cloud to increase in the second half of the year,” said Natalya Yezhkova, director of research, storage systems.
“Overall, we will attend steady growth in demand for public cloud services and, consequently, spending on infrastructure by cloud service providers.”
Yezhkova cites the economic and financial volatility in some regions as something that “will push demand further with increasing sophistication offers public cloud that enable organizations to meet their needs through a variety are each increasing IT domains, while setting models oriented OPEX prices provide some relief to restricted IT budgets. “
This uncertainty, such as that caused by Brexit and possible “new issues of data sovereignty” could cause “an added pressure to increase the presence of local data centers, or face the possible loss of workloads certain customers, “said Kuba Stolarski, IDC, over the past month.
IDC also expects spending on infrastructure deployed in traditional environments without cloud is reduced by 4.4 percent this year, but will continue to represent 63.4 percent of spending the end user.
In the long term, IDC believes spending on infrastructure to cloud environments will grow at a compound annual rate of 13.1 percent to 59.500 billion in 2020. For that year, IDC predicts that spending supplier public cloud services in IT infrastructure will reach 38,400 billion, while spending on private cloud will reach 21.100 million.