Cloud API Market Research Report- Forecast to 2027

Cloud API Market by End-Users (Large Enterprises and Small & Medium Enterprises) and Vertical (BFSI, IT and Telecommunication, Manufacturing, Education, Healthcare, Media & Entertainment and Others) - Forecast to 2027

ID: MRFR/ICT/1932-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 100 pages

Market Overview:

Cloud Application Programming Interface (API) functions on the latest cloud technologies and helps develop interactive applications for organizations and extend their services further. The provisioning and deployment of these services are done on cloud platforms, hardware, and software. Most of the cloud-based APIs are developed using languages like Python, Elixir, JavaScript, Ruby, PHP, Objective-C, C#, GO. Cloud technology is the major factor of the rising Cloud API as the developer tools are well integrated with the cloud platform.

A 92% of market workload has shifted to cloud technology giving the market to Cloud Application Programming due to advantages like cost-effectiveness, easy access to remote locations, flexibility, interactive interface, easy deployment, etc. AWS, Oracle Cloud, Amazon cloud, Google cloud network are a few of the platforms that have emerged as superpowers to the growing Cloud Application Programming Interface market. As per the latest market analysis, the Global Cloud API Market is about to have a revenue of more than 700 million US dollars by the forecast year of 2022. The Global Cloud API Market is expected to register a CAGR of more than 22% by the year 2022.

COVID-19 Analysis:

COVID-19 virus came and never left the cities around the world infecting humans and causing mass deaths. The government officials and the local public, no-one was prepared for the pandemic ahead of us. The virus that was generated in a flea market in Wuhan, China made its way in the world, widespread across the countries hampering their social, economic, and physical growth. With the countries going under global and local lockdowns, the world witnessed a drop in the pace of daily lifestyle. People and industries learned to live on basics. However, Cloud API Market has flourished even in these tough times due to the continuous availability of online data. As more of the companies adopted the cloud approach, security breach and data loss were an increasing threat during COVID-19 times due to unprotected network usage for communication.

Market Dynamics:


With cloud computing, storage, and other cloud technologies becoming the backbone of industries around the world, it has fueled the rise of Cloud Application Programming Interface (API). Microservices architect designs in the smaller and larger industries is another major cause of the rise of the API market. With developers and testers more inclined to the automated cloud-based environment the Cloud API Market has opened opportunities for many cloud API providers organizations. The other major driver for the rise of the Cloud API Industry is the low investment cost and even lesser maintenance cost of these services.


As per the Cloud API Market Analysis, Cloud API has opened doors to many industries around the world like IT and communication, defense, healthcare, aviation, research and development, and many more. Deep learning, machine learning, big data, artificial intelligence have made it possible to develop a reliable system on the cloud and further analysis the growth and threats to that industry. BFSI is a highly regulated sector that has taken API under consideration for new software development. Banking services available to us on mobile phones and online are also functioning on the latest cloud computing. Thus, all fields are increasing the usage of cloud interfaces for regular functions as well.

Technology Analysis:

Cloud Application Programming Interface (API) has changed the face of the IT market by introducing cloud technology in the core software as well as hardware devices. Companies have taken into consideration the different platforms (on-premises, cloud-based, hybrid) and merged their existing platforms to new ones. DevOps has been the most essential part in providing comprehensive solution and automotive tools to various companies by recording and analyzing the company’s data usage, transfer protocols, and prototypes, documentation, control access, monitoring, and recording per bit data added to existing. Customers can opt for end-to-end direct services by partnering with the service providers or in indirect methods by using services through a third party. Free domains are also provided by certain companies for small-scale industries to test and thereafter have complete paid control over the technology. Since Cloud API is a reliable system providing innovative products and services many company holders have shifted to the cloud domain.

Segment Overview:

By Service:

Cloud Application Programming Interface (API) is segmented based on service as Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) API, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) API, and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) API. PaaS or Service Level provides functionality and access to the cloud platform. SaaS or Application level is the middle layer between the application cloud and the infrastructure, which deals with continuous communication between the two. IaaS or Infrastructure level controls special functionalities or cloud resources and how they are integrated on the customer’s machine.

By Vertical:

Cloud Application Programming Interface (API) is segmented by vertical as the type of large-scale and small-scale end-users’ enterprises and industries it supports i.e. IT and telecommunication, media and entertainment, aviation, education, manufacturing, BFSI, healthcare, banking, and others. The high-end and interactive software used in today’s smartphones has boosted the demand for cloud API in all the major industries.

Regional Analysis:

The Global Cloud Application Programming Interface (API) is segmented and studied majoring in 4 regions i.e. North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the rest of the world (ROW). North America is the world’s dominant in the field of research and development of the cloud API. About 80% of the industries in The US region have adopted the new Cloud Application Programming Interface (API) microservices in form of PaaS, SaaS, and IaaS. European countries like Germany, France, Italy, and many more are the second biggest market holders in EMEA regions accounting for higher revenue in upcoming years. Hybrid platform accumulation of integrating existing technology to the cloud is the biggest attraction in the cloud API market in the European region. Asia-Pacific countries like China, Japan, Australia, India, and others have small-scale and large-scale enterprises that have adopted the cloud API opening the market to cloud technology. The boom in the industry due to less investment and high profit has attracted the world to cloud API and cloud computing.

Competitive Landscape:

The competitive landscape of the Cloud Application Programming Interface includes the market analysis, market share, key development strategies, and market ranking analysis of the various industries around the world. The Cloud API Market has attracted audiences like cloud service providers, technology investors, smart grid integrators, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), server manufacturers, research and development departments, consultancy firms, developer platforms, wearable electronics, smart devices, and many more. The key and prominent market players in the cloud API industry are Amazon, Google, International Business Machines Corporation, Oracle, RedHat, SAP-HANA, CA Technologies Inc., Microsoft Corporation, TIBCO Software Inc., Citrix Systems, Rackspace Inc., Zend Technologies Ltd., Inc., VMWare, Dell, CA, IBM Corporations, Salesforce, SAP SE, and others as service provides.

Recent Developments:

The revenue of Alibaba’s company using cloud computing interface reached up to 2.19 billion US dollars in September 2020. This led China to emerge as a superpower in digital business across the world.

Google Workspace, Google Cloud Platform also reached up to 3.44 billion US dollars last year because of partnering with many other enterprises and deploying web services on the cloud, and acquiring other cloud web services.

AWS has progressed in operations management and providing PaaS, SaaS, and IaaS services to industries around the world in form of AWS Chatbot, Amazon Chime, AWS RoboMaker, and Amazon Simple Queue Service.

Report Overview:

The Cloud Application Programming Interface (API) Market report shares resourceful insights on factors affecting the business growth, market growth, and market growth for the forecast year. The report makes a brief note of the drivers affecting the growth of the Cloud Application Programming Interface (API) Market and the opportunities in the industry. The report enlists the different segments on which the Cloud Application Programming Interface (API) Market can be divided. North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World (ROW) are the major regional segments of the Cloud API market. It classifies the different joint ventures, strategic alliances, new product developments, research and developments, mergers, and acquisitions that lead to a highly competitive market across the world. The country-wide analysis of market size forecasts the future perspective of the industry.

Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size

  • 2022: USD 700 Million
  • 2027: Significant Value
  •   CAGR   22% (2016-2022)
      Base Year   2019
      Forecast Period   2020-2027
      Historical Data   2018
      Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
      Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
      Segments Covered   End-Users and Vertical
      Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
      Key Vendors   Amazon, Google, International Business Machines Corporation, Oracle, RedHat, SAP-HANA, CA Technologies Inc., Microsoft Corporation, TIBCO Software Inc., Citrix Systems, Rackspace Inc., Zend Technologies Ltd., Inc., VMWare, Dell, CA, IBM Corporations, Salesforce, SAP SE
      Key Market Opportunities   Increasing threat during COVID-19 times due to unprotected network usage for communication
      Key Market Drivers   low investment cost and even lesser maintenance cost of these services

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    Cloud API market is expected to grow at USD 763 million by 2022, at 20% of CAGR during 2016 to 2022.

    North America, Europe, Asia, and the Rest of the World (ROW) are the key regions booming with a maximum market share of the cloud API market.

    Joint ventures, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, new product developments, and research and developments are the key trends implemented in the cloud API market.

    Amazon Web Services (U.S.), Google Inc. (U.S.), CA Technologies Inc. (U.S.), International Business Machines Corporation (U.S.) are the key players influencing the market’s share of cloud API market.

    It is the Asia Pacific region which is going to show positive growth for the cloud API market in the future.