The World’s Top Cloud Vendors

 

The Cloud Wars ranking of the 10 most-influential cloud vendors in the world. We adjust the rankings regularly, so check back for fresh insights and updates.

The Cloud Wars Top 10

1Microsoft

Fiscal Q2 Cloud Revenue: $16.7B


Cloud Services: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS


CEO: Satya Nadella

Acquisition underscores Nadella’s huge ambition for industry clouds

2020 cloud revenue 31% higher than AWS; bigger than AWS + Google Cloud

EVP of Cloud & AI Guthrie outlines need for “digital tech intensity”

2Amazon

Q4 Cloud Revenue: $12.7B


Cloud Services: IaaS, PaaS


CEO: Andy Jassy

Cloud less than 5% of global IT spend, says new Amazon CEO Jassy

MSFT’s Nadella hammers Amazon for competing with AWS customers

Special Report: if Slack worth $28B, then how high could AWS IPO go?

3Google Cloud

Q4 Cloud Revenue: $3.83B


Cloud Services: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS


CEO: Thomas Kurian

Where does cloud need to go? ‘Digitization of industries,’ says Kurian

How is Google Cloud doing in rapidly escalating Cloud Database Wars?

Special Report: can world’s hottest cloud vendor sustain hypergrowth?

4Salesforce

Q4 Cloud Revenue: $5.82B


Cloud Services: SaaS, PaaS


CEO: Marc Benioff

10 reasons why Salesforce believes it will be leader in industry clouds

With $2 billion in industry-cloud revenue, is SFDC king of verticals?

Special Report: w/Slack, Benioff boosts big target from $35B to $50B

5SAP

Q4 Cloud Revenue: $2.47B


Cloud Services: SaaS, PaaS


CEO: Christian Klein

N.A. prez Paoni dismisses claims of customer churn: “demand is exploding”

Klein will stay focused on customer success after broadside from Oracle

Special Report: Huge bet on Industry Cloud to outpace Oracle, Salesforce

6Oracle

Fiscal Q3 Cloud Revenue (est.): $1.6B


Cloud Services: SaaS, PaaS, IaaS


CEO: Safra Catz

CEO Catz offers 6 reasons to be bullish on cloud; demand outpaces supply

Cloud-infrastructure biz: $2B run rate and growing in triple digits

Special Report: defying ankle-biters, Ellison creates cloud powerhouse

7ServiceNow

Q4 Cloud Revenue: $1.18B


Cloud Services: SaaS


CEO: Bill McDermott

Building ‘world’s greatest software company’: McDermott’s plan

Q4 subscription-revenue jumps 32% on “workflow revolution”

Special Report: McDermott & Co. are disrupting entire market

8Workday

Fiscal Q4 Cloud Revenue: $1.01B


Cloud Services: SaaS, PaaS


CEO: Aneel Bhusri

How do they rate vs SAP and ORCL based on 400 customer reviews?

Co-CEO Fernandez: it’s time to liberate CFOs from ERP’s limitations

Special Report: pushing advanced tech to rip and replace legacy IT

9IBM

Q4 Cloud Revenue: $7.5B


Cloud Services: SaaS, PaaS, IaaS


CEO: Arvind Krishna

New ‘Cloud Satellite’ service shows big potential, leverages IBM’s strengths

Q4 cloud revenue plummets to 8%—can Krishna reignite significant growth?

Special Report: Krishna must prove much more to IBM Cloud than Red Hat

10Snowflake

Fiscal Q4 Cloud Revenue: $178M


Cloud Services: IaaS, PaaS


CEO: Frank Slootman

Slootman bets continued hypergrowth on vertical-industry strategy

4 big steps on journey to $1 billion in data cloud revenue

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The media and some analysts perpetuate the silly myth that the cloud begins and ends with public-cloud Iaas. While IaaS is certainly important, it’s the software layers farther up the stack—PaaS and SaaS—that are driving even greater business value, innovation and differentiation for business customers.

 

Here at Cloud Wars, our Top 10 rankings are created from the POV of business customers, not from inside the tech-industry bubble.

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