IDC Market Forecast Figure

Executive Summary

Advice for Technology Suppliers

Market Forecast

Market Context

Drivers and Inhibitors


Increasing Adoption of Cloud

Shift to Next-Generation Cloud-Native Applications


High Virtualization Rates in Mature Markets

Commoditization of VMS

Containers in the Public Cloud

Significant Market Developments

Changes from Prior Forecast

Market Definition

Software-Defined Compute Software


Historical and Forecast Market Values and Exchange Rates

Related Research