The market share figures below are not to be confused with the latest Top 25 SaaS Application List, released in early 2017 from Okta. Instead, Synergy’s data focuses more on the IaaS and PaaS sector.
In terms of CSP market share growth, here are the 2016 stats from Synergy Research, released in early 2017:
Take a closer look and you’ll find: Amazon Web Services (AWS) market share retains at about 40 percent of the IaaS and PaaS sector — larger than the next three players (Microsoft, Google and IBM) combined. Synergy didn’t break out market share figures for each of those players. But together Microsoft, IBM and Google lifted their IaaS/PaaS market share a combined 5 percent in 2016 vs. 2015.