Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Market (By Type: Storage, Compute, Network, Disaster Recovery, Desktop, Others; By Deployment Model: Private, Public, Hybrid; By Enterprise Size: Large Enterprises, SMEs; By Vertical: IT & Telecom, Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance (BFSI), Healthcare, Retail and E-commerce, Government & Defense, Energy & Utilities, Manufacturing, Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Regional Outlook, and Forecast 2023-2032

The global infrastructure as a service (iaas) market size was estimated at USD 52.22 billion in 2022 and is expected to hit around USD 558.86 billion by 2032 and is poised to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 26.8% from 2023 to 2032.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Market Size 2023 To 2032

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Key Takeaway:

  • By component type, the compute segment hit 41% market share in 2022.
  • North America region has garnered the highest revenue share of 46% in 2022.
  • By deployment model, the hybrid segment accounted highest revenue share in 2022.

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) is a cloud computing solution, which enables in removing hardware price through imparting digital server rooms and community structures on 1/3 birthday celebration or in-residence information facilities. It offers whole IT infrastructure additives including servers, networks, garage structures, and information facilities to numerous person agencies which include massive and small & medium enterprises (SMEs).

The price-powerful blessings of IaaS technology, boom in call for quicker information accessibility, and boom in cloud adoption throughout numerous enterprise verticals are a number of the important thing elements that pressure the boom of the worldwide IaaS marketplace. In addition, sizable shift closer to hybrid cloud as number one deployment model, ICT spending through governments in numerous developed and growing areas improve the marketplace boom. However, loss of familiar requirements and upward thrust in protection and privateness issues are expected to limitation the marketplace boom. On the contrary, integration of AI with IaaS and upward thrust in call for of IaaS through SMEs is expected to offer rewarding boom possibilities for the worldwide IaaS marketplace at some point of the forecast period.

Growth Factors

The global IaaS market is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period, due to the increasing trend towards serverless computing, the growing demand for cloud services hybrid cloud and the increase in Internet penetration. Integrated IaaS services are expected to drive the next wave of cloud infrastructure adoption as the major cloud service providers move towards hybrid environments i.e. collaboration of diverse infrastructure.

The demand for IaaS solutions is expected to increase significantly in sectors such as government and education, BFSI, healthcare, and manufacturing. In addition, increasing technological advancements such as the integration of IaaS with IoT and increasing internet penetration in emerging economies are expected to complement the growth of the market.

Report Scope of the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Market

Report Coverage Details
Market Size in 2023

USD 65.95 Billion

Market Size by 2032

USD 558.86 Billion

Growth Rate from 2023 to 2032 CAGR of 26.8%
Base Year 2022
Forecast Period 2023 to 2032
Segments Covered Type, Deployment Model, Enterprise Size, Vertical, and Geography
Companies Mentioned Amazon Web Services, Inc., EMC Corporation, Google Inc., IBM Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Rackspace Hosting, Inc., Red Hat, Inc., Redcentric plc., VMware, Inc., Profitbricks, Cisco Systems Inc., Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Fujitsu, Alibaba Group Holding Limited, Dell EMC, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Profitbricks Inc., Mindtree Pvt. Ltd.


Key Market Drivers

  • Rising demand for cheaper IT infrastructure - With the fastest scalability of cluster cloud servers, end users find IaaS to be a significant cost-saving service where customers pay only for what they use. In addition, the end user also avoids the installation costs that would otherwise be incurred by bringing individual servers onto the network. This is the main factor that is expected to drive the growth of the index during the forecast period.
  • Increasing adoption of cloud service across various industry verticals - Several verticals such as banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI), healthcare, retail, manufacturing, telecommunications and IT, media and entertainment, and many more are adopting cloud services at lightning speed. In addition, the banking industry has adopted IaaS on a large scale due to benefits such as cost savings, data protection, and disaster recovery services.
  • Latest technological advancements increasing penetration of cloud services- Technological improvements within side the IT zone and their programs in massive organizations and SMEs additionally create an ok area for marketplace improvement within side the evolved areas along with North America and Europe. For instance, in December 2016, American Airlines partnered with IBM Corporation to enforce IaaS to combine and streamline its commercial enterprise processes. This strategic circulate through IBM is predicted to enhance cloud adoption most of the end-users.

Key Market Challenges 

  • Security concerns related to private cloud deployment - Concerns about safeguarding stakeholders' information and private data are cited as a major impediment to cloud infrastructure deployment by several industrial sectors, including BFSI, government, healthcare, retail, and others. Some of the major factors expected to impede market growth include organizational, physical, technological, compliance, and data breaches. Furthermore, extended security services raise the cost of cloud deployment, slowing the process of cloud adoption among users.
  • Lack of IT infrastructure in underdeveloped regions - Lack of IT infrastructure in developing regions is also expected to limit market growth to some extent. According to the World Economic Forum, an international organization for public-private cooperation, several countries in Asia-Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa have yet to transform into technologically advanced hubs with robust IT infrastructure and digital content, which is expected to stymie market growth in the coming years. Furthermore, slow ICT adoption and IT project procurement in countries such as Mexico, Chile, Egypt, Thailand, and others are expected to stymie market growth.
  • Challenges related to hacking - Due to data privacy and client information, industry verticals such as BFSI, retail, healthcare, and public sector with large customer bases are prone to retaining critical business information of stakeholders. Major cloud service providers follow security guidelines to provide storage and network security in both developed and developing regions such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. In February 2017, Amazon Web Services, Inc. introduced dashboard alarms in its Cloud Watch (network monitoring solution) to improve oversight of critical metrics on dashboards. High-profile hacking and security breaches in the public cloud have increased significantly in recent years.

Key Market Opportunities

  • Growth in cloud adoption among SMEs - Cloud infrastructure adoption has increased among SMEs in recent years due to benefits such as increased uptime, reliability, enhanced IT service, increased flexibility of data access, and operational speed. According to the Cloud Industry Forum, SMEs typically use the cloud for cost-effective business models as well as virtual networking and storage options. During the forecast period, factors such as improved customer support, improved business continuity, and the replacement of traditional IT infrastructure are expected to create adequate space for market growth.
  • Opportunities to expand in new industry verticals - Cloud computing has become a major trend in several verticals, including banking and finance, public sectors, healthcare, manufacturing, telecommunications and IT, service providers business and many other fields. Document storage, network security, virtual data centers and many other operational needs are accomplished through a single cloud application, so it is expected to create the potential space for IaaS across the world.  According to US International Trade, by 2020 Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and PaaS (Platform as a Service) are expected to be more commercialized than physical data centers and be part of 'IaaS for years to come. 

Segmental Insights

Component Type

Based on component type, the IaaS market is classified into storage, network, compute and others. IaaS hosting is a service offered in the form of a la carte hosting. IaaS services are widely used to store, backup, and restore databases. The ability of IaaS to handle the unpredictable demand and growth of hosting organizations tends to be high in planning and managing backup and recovery systems through IaaS.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Market Share, By Component 2022 (%)

The compute and storage segments together accounted for highest market share in 2022, with the former constituting larger share. The network and storage segments are also expected to witness significant growth respectively, during the forecast period. 

Deployment Type 

Based on IaaS deployment model, the market is bifurcated into private, public, and hybrid model. 

The hybrid segment contributes the largest market share of the market and is estimated to retain its dominance during the forecast period. The public and hybrid segments together contributes largest share with the former constituting highest share. These two segments are also expected to witness significant CAGRs during the forecast period. 

User Type

Based on IaaS user type, the market is bifurcated into small large enterprises & medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Cloud infrastructure boosts productivity for SMBs by providing virtual access to data and cyberspace.

Rising demand for unlimited storage, security, protected networks, and low-cost IT spending is expected to drive SME cloud adoption. Many SMEs in emerging regions, including Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East, are strongly trending towards cloud infrastructure adoption. For example, in March 2017, MasterCard partnered with Mastriano to launch the first SME cloud platform in Asia-Pacific with integrated business applications, which is expected to reduce operating costs for small and medium enterprises.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Market Share, By Region, 2022 (%)

Regions Revenue Share in 2022 (%)
North America 46%
Asia Pacific 22%
Europe 25%
Latin America 4%
MEA 3%


Geography Insight

On the basis of geography, the region of North America holds the largest market share. The United States is one of the largest markets for IaaS. It is home to several major IaaS players, making it a lucrative hub for market innovation. Amazon Web Services, Inc., a major player in the North American IaaS market, is investing heavily in solutions in the region.

Recent Developments

  • In February 2020 - NTT DATA Services, a leader in global technology services collaborated with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) to deliver new products, services and solutions designed to accelerate cloud transformations.
  • In August 2019 – IBM is expanding its global cloud footprint, with plans to launch IBM Cloud multizone region (MZR) in Latin America. The MZR in Brazil became IBM's first in Latin America.

Key Market Players

  • Amazon Web Services, Inc.
  • EMC Corporation
  • Google Inc.
  • IBM Corporation
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Oracle Corporation
  • Rackspace Hosting, Inc.
  • Red Hat, Inc.
  • Redcentric plc.
  • VMware, Inc.
  • Profitbricks
  • Cisco Systems Inc.
  • Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  • Fujitsu
  • Alibaba Group Holding Limited
  • Dell EMC
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Profitbricks Inc.
  • Mindtree Pvt. Ltd.

Segments Covered in the Report

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By Type

  • Storage
  • Compute
  • Network
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Desktop
  • Others

By Deployment Model

  • Private
  • Public
  • Hybrid

By Enterprise Size

  • Large Enterprises
  • SMEs

By Vertical

  • IT & Telecom
  • Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance (BFSI)
  • Healthcare
  • Retail and E-commerce
  • Government & Defense
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Manufacturing
  • Others

By Geography

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current size of infrastructure as a service (iaas) market?
The global infrastructure as a service (iaas) market size was accounted at USD 52.22 billion in 2022 and it is expected to reach around USD 558.86 billion by 2032.
What will be the CAGR of global infrastructure as a service (iaas) market?
The global infrastructure as a service (iaas) market is poised to grow at a CAGR of 26.8% from 2023 to 2032.
Who are the prominent players operating in the infrastructure as a service (iaas) market?
The major players operating in the infrastructure as a service (iaas) market are Amazon Web Services, Inc., EMC Corporation, Google Inc., IBM Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Rackspace Hosting, Inc., Red Hat, Inc., Redcentric plc., VMware, Inc., Profitbricks, Cisco Systems Inc., Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Fujitsu, Alibaba Group Holding Limited, Dell EMC, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Profitbricks Inc., Mindtree Pvt. Ltd.
Which are the driving factors of the infrastructure as a service (iaas) market?
Increasing trend towards serverless computing, increasing cloud services, hybrid cloud and increase in internet penetration are driving the growth of the infrastructure as a service (iaas) market.
Which region will lead the global infrastructure as a service (iaas) market?
North America region will lead the global infrastructure as a service (iaas) market during the forecast period 2023 to 2032.


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