Function as a Service Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)

The Global Function-as-a-Service Market Report is segmented by Type of Cloud Deployment (Public, Private, and Hybrid), Organization Size (Small and Medium Enterprises and Large Enterprises), End-User (BFSI, Communication and Technology, Retail, Healthcare and Life Sciences, and other End-Users), and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa). The market size and forecasts are provided in terms of value (USD million) for all the above segments.

Function as a Service Market Size

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Function As A Service Market Summary
Study Period 2019 - 2029
Market Size (2024) USD 17.70 Billion
Market Size (2029) USD 44.71 Billion
CAGR (2024 - 2029) 20.36 %
Fastest Growing Market Asia Pacific
Largest Market North America

Major Players

Function As A Service Market Major Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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Function as a Service Market Analysis

The Function As A Service Market size is estimated at USD 17.70 billion in 2024, and is expected to reach USD 44.71 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 20.36% during the forecast period (2024-2029).

  • Function as a Service (FaaS) is a type of cloud computing that allows developers to operate more efficiently by eliminating the need to manage application infrastructure. When developers use a FaaS platform, the platform builds, runs, and manages application packages on their behalf.
  • The growing shift from development operations (DevOps) to serverless computing, agility, scalability, and the maturity of hosted services drive the market's growth. Also, companies' inclination towards optimizing microservices and managing multiple platforms is expected to boost the market's growth.
  • With the emergence of FaaS, the programmable cloud has been rapidly growing for the deployment of applications. According to Oracle, it is estimated that there will be 600 times more sensitive data shared in the cloud. Many cloud providers offer FaaS, such as AWS Lambda, Azure Functions, etc. With these models, developers seek advantages in simple deployments, reduced operation efforts, and pay-as-you-go pricing.
  • COVID-19 boosted the investments by companies in IT and cloud resources as companies across various industries started realizing the benefits and value of cloud computing, even beyond the immediate need for remote work generated by COVID-19.
  • The FaaS offers inherent high availability because it is spread across multiple availability zones per geographic region and can be deployed across any number of areas without incremental costs. With this FaaS, the market will likely grow over the forecast period.

Function as a Service Market Trends

Hybrid Cloud to Drive the Growth of the Market for Security and Privacy Concerned End Users

  • The hybrid cloud market is expected to drive market growth as they are highly used compared to other clouds. Hybrid cloud deployment helps companies reduce their investment for handling short-term spikes in demand and when the business needs to free up local resources for more sensitive data or applications.
  • With the rise in fluctuating demand for computing and processing, hybrid cloud deployment allows companies to scale their on-premises infrastructure up to the public cloud to handle any overflow without giving third-party data centers access to the entirety of their data. These developments have adequately addressed the concerns of the end-users, who were concerned about their data security and were earlier hesitant to switch to this solution.
  • The growth of cloud and industrialized services and the decline of traditional data center outsourcing (DCO) indicate a massive shift towards hybrid infrastructure services. While the conventional DCO market is shrinking, spending on colocation and hosting is increasing along with infrastructure utility services. This is expected to drive the shift toward cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and hosting. Owing to its benefits, hybrid cloud deployment occupies a continuously increasing share of the cloud market.
  • Moreover, hyper-scale activity leveled out at the end of the previous year as demand drivers that spiked in recent years began to plateau, including enterprise clients utilizing hybrid IT solutions to accommodate remote working mandates. This trend will likely continue, albeit faster than in the last few years.
  • Furthermore, the hybrid cloud market has experienced significant overall growth in the past few years compared to other cloud services. It offers certain benefits to organizations with a vast data set. Using a hybrid cloud allows companies to scale computing resources and helps eliminate the need to invest massive capital in handling short-term spikes in demand when the business needs to free up local resources for more sensitive data or applications.
Function As A Service Market Developers & CloudOps top reasons for adopting Infrastructure as Code in 2022

North America to Hold Highest Market Share

  • North America holds the highest market share. The region is among the lead innovators and pioneers in adopting new technologies such as 5G, autonomous driving, IoT, blockchain, gaming, and artificial intelligence (AI), among others. This trend will likely fuel the region's adoption of function as a service.
  • As more communication service providers (CSPs) decide to deliver their 5G services in collaboration with hyper-scale cloud providers, a hybrid and multi-cloud future is quickly developing. The significant growth in data consumption is further boosting the 5G technology, thereby contributing to the market growth rate.
  • Through collaborations with hyper-scale cloud providers (HCPs), communication service providers (CSPs) are growing their cloud infrastructures and are increasingly implementing a hybrid and multi-cloud strategy.
  • Over the last two decades, IBM and AT&T have collaborated on innovations and supported enterprise clients' transformation. The two organizations announced intentions to demonstrate the possibilities of edge computing and 5G wireless networking for digital transformation. In February last year, AT&T and IBM launched virtual environments that allow business clients to physically experience the power of combining IBM hybrid cloud and AI technologies with AT&T connection.
  • The growth of new business insights contributes to expanding the market in the United States as many data sources increase. FaaS can also dramatically boost computing performance and improve results that directly strengthen business performance. Furthermore, the rise in demand for business agility and flexibility is also increasing the market demand in the region.
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Function as a Service Industry Overview

The function as a service Market is highly competitive due to the many players in the market. Key players in the market include Google, AWS, SAP, IBM, and Microsoft, among others. Players in the market use new product launches, expansions, agreements, joint ventures, partnerships, acquisitions, etc., to increase their market share. Some of the key developments in the market are mentioned below.

In June 2022, Kyndryl, the world's largest IT infrastructure services provider, partnered with Oracle to help customers accelerate their journey to the cloud by delivering managed cloud solutions to enterprises worldwide. As part of the alliance, Kyndryl will become a key delivery partner for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), expanding upon its deep experience of working with and supporting customers using Oracle products and services.

Moreover, in May 2022, Red Hat Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, and Accenture expanded their nearly 12-year strategic partnership further to power open hybrid cloud innovation for enterprises worldwide. The companies are jointly investing in the co-development of new solutions to help organizations more seamlessly navigate a multi- and hybrid cloud world, define their strategy, and accelerate their pace of innovation to get to value faster.

Further, in August 2022, Ridge, a provider of edge clouds, launched a hybrid cloud, a brand-new all-inclusive cloud service. According to Ridge, its distributed cloud architecture allows businesses to unify business-critical apps across all their locations, whether on-premises or managed locations run by Ridge. According to the company, workloads can be transferred easily between different environments. Businesses can also manage them through a single portal, providing companies with a cohesive cloud experience across all public and private locations..

Function as a Service Market Leaders

  1. Amazon Web Services Inc.

  2. IBM Corporation

  3. Google Inc.

  4. Microsoft Corporation

  5. SAP SE

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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Function as a Service Market News

  • December 2022: To optimize economic value for cloud-powered organizations worldwide, Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consultancy, and business re-engineering services and solutions, launched Cloud BlazeTech, an integrated, industry-neutral platform. To accelerate business digital transformation, the firm will continue to invest in cloud services & ties with hyperscalers.
  • November 2022: For more than two decades, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and VMware, Inc., have been at the leading edge of driving digital transformations, working with more than 200,000 mutual customers. At the VMware Explore 2022 Europe, the companies announced the next phase of this partnership with HPE GreenLake for VMware, bringing together HPE GreenLake and VMware Cloud to deliver a fully integrated solution with a simple pay-as-you-go hybrid cloud consumption model.
  • July 2022: Rackspace Technology, a well-known developer of end-to-end, multi-cloud technology solutions, launched the Rackspace Technology Cloud DNS v2 API, which makes several enhancements to the prior v1 API and is still open to developers. Rackspace Technology offers free hosting for website domains to its clients. As a result, developers will be in a better position to do tasks more quickly and efficiently, scale at a larger volume, and identify errors when DNS entries are created.
  • March 2022: Microsoft Corp. launched developments in cloud technology for the healthcare and life sciences, including the broad release of azure health data services and enhancements to Microsoft cloud for healthcare. Microsoft claims that, especially in light of the acquisition of Nuance Communications, the company is in a great position to increase its capacity to assist others by utilizing reliable artificial intelligence (AI) to address the most challenging problems and enhance the future of healthcare for all.

Function as a Service Market Report - Table of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET DYNAMICS

    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

      1. 4.2.1 Growing shift towards serverless computing

      2. 4.2.2 Increasing focus towards agility of infrastructure and cost reduction

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

      1. 4.3.1 Incompatibility of some applications with cloud environment

    4. 4.4 Industry Value Chain Analysis

    5. 4.5 Industry Attractiveness - Porters Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.5.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.5.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.5.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.5.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.5.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

    6. 4.6 Assessment on the Impact of COVID-19 on the market

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 By Type of Cloud Deployment

      1. 5.1.1 Public

      2. 5.1.2 Private

      3. 5.1.3 Hybrid

    2. 5.2 By Organization Size

      1. 5.2.1 Small and Medium Enterprises

      2. 5.2.2 Large Enterprises

    3. 5.3 By End-User

      1. 5.3.1 BFSI

      2. 5.3.2 IT and Telecommunication

      3. 5.3.3 Retail

      4. 5.3.4 Healthcare and Life Sciences

      5. 5.3.5 Other End-Users (Media and Entertainment, Government, Educational Institutions))

    4. 5.4 Geography

      1. 5.4.1 North America

      2. 5.4.2 Europe

      3. 5.4.3 Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.4.4 Rest of the World

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 6.1 Company Profiles*

      1. 6.1.1 Amazon Web Services Inc.

      2. 6.1.2 IBM Corporation

      3. 6.1.3 Google Inc.

      4. 6.1.4 Microsoft Corporation

      5. 6.1.5 SAP SE

      6. 6.1.6 Infosys Limited

      7. 6.1.7 Dynatrace LLC

      8. 6.1.8 Tibco Software Inc.

      9. 6.1.9 Oracle Corporation

      10. 6.1.10 Rogue Wave Software Inc

      11. 6.1.11 Fiorano Software and Affiliates

  7. 7. INVESTMENT ANALYSIS

  8. 8. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

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Function as a Service Industry Segmentation

Function as a Service (FaaS) is a central technology in serverless architectures and a type of cloud computing that allows executing code in response to events without the complexity of building and maintaining the infrastructure, which is associated with building and launching microservice applications.

The function as a service market is segmented by type of cloud deployment (public, private, and hybrid), organization size (small and medium enterprises and large enterprises), end-user (BFSI, communication and technology, retail, healthcare and life sciences, and other end users), and geography (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa).

The market sizes and forecasts are provided in terms of value (USD million) for all the above segments.

By Type of Cloud Deployment
Public
Private
Hybrid
By Organization Size
Small and Medium Enterprises
Large Enterprises
By End-User
BFSI
IT and Telecommunication
Retail
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Other End-Users (Media and Entertainment, Government, Educational Institutions))
Geography
North America
Europe
Asia-Pacific
Rest of the World
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Function as a Service Market Research FAQs

The Function As A Service Market size is expected to reach USD 17.70 billion in 2024 and grow at a CAGR of 20.36% to reach USD 44.71 billion by 2029.

In 2024, the Function As A Service Market size is expected to reach USD 17.70 billion.

Amazon Web Services Inc., IBM Corporation, Google Inc., Microsoft Corporation and SAP SE are the major companies operating in the Function As A Service Market.

Asia Pacific is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR over the forecast period (2024-2029).

In 2024, the North America accounts for the largest market share in Function As A Service Market.

In 2023, the Function As A Service Market size was estimated at USD 14.71 billion. The report covers the Function As A Service Market historical market size for years: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The report also forecasts the Function As A Service Market size for years: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 and 2029.

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Statistics for the 2023 Function as a Service market share, size and revenue growth rate, created by Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports. Function as a Service analysis includes a market forecast outlook to 2029 and historical overview. Get a sample of this industry analysis as a free report PDF download.

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Function as a Service Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)