Synergy Research have completed their analysis of the cloud marketplace for the end of Q2 2017. This shows that Amazon are still out in front (34%), with share exceeding the joint Microsoft (11%), IBM (8%) and Google (5%).
IBM leads in the hosted private cloud segment while Alibaba is the fourth largest IaaS provider. Alibaba has seen growth in its home Chinese marketplace, placing it behind the AMG service-providers. Amazon, Microsoft and Google continue to see increases in marketshare. Microsoft’s Azure platform has seen the largest growth this quarter, with wins including shipping giant, Maresk .