'Cloud service providers have a big opportunity with the US government,' says Canalys following US cloud market swell

Kelsey Rees
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'Cloud service providers have a big opportunity with the US government,' says Canalys following US cloud market swell

The US accounted for 44 per cent of global spend for the quarter

Cloud infrastructure services spend in the US grew 29 per cent in the first quarter of 2021 to a record $18.6bn (€15.2bn), analyst firm Canalys has found. Total expenditure increased $4.2bn (€3.4bn) in the last year and $621m (€508m) in the last quarter, according to the latest Canalys data, with digital transformation during Covid driving investment. It added that, dollar for dollar, annual expansion was the highest it's been in two years, indicating robust demand for cloud services...

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