Machine learning as a Service Market

Machine Learning as a Service (MLaaS) Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth, and Industry Analysis, By Organization Size (Large Enterprises, Small & Medium Enterprises), By Deployment Type (On-premise, and Cloud), By Component (Solution, and Services), By End Users (Aerospace and Defense, IT and Telecom, Energy and Utilities, Public sector, Manufacturing, Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Retail, and Others), Regional Insights and Forecast to 2032

ICT & Media | December 2022 | Report ID: EMR0017 | Pages: 330

global machine learning as a service (MLaaS) market size was estimated at USD 7.1 billion in 2022, and it is expected to reach around USD 173.5 billion by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 37.9% during the forecast period.


Machine learning as a service (MLaaS) offers machine learning tools as part of cloud computing services. MLaaS platforms provide algorithms and model creation tools that enable enterprises to rapidly build, deploy, and scale machine learning services. These services can reduce the cost and complexity of developing machine learning-based applications, allowing businesses to use advanced data analytics capabilities without investing heavily in hardware and software infrastructure. The MLaaS model is poised to dominate the industry, with consumers having the choice of many alternative solutions customized for various business needs. Furthermore, the market for machine learning as a service is expected to grow as a consequence of factors such as increased cloud-based service usage, IoT (internet of things), automation, and consumer behaviour research. MLaaS offers flexibility, scalability, and cost-effectiveness by providing machine learning algorithms and models on a pay-per-use basis. Furthermore, these platforms can be used by developers and data scientists with minimal knowledge of machine learning to develop and deploy models quickly.

Many large IT companies, including Amazon, Google, and Microsoft, offer MLaaS platforms, while smaller startups are also entering the market. Industries that are particularly suited for MLaaS include healthcare, finance, and e-commerce, among others, and MLaaS applications include fraud detection, customer segmentation, predictive maintenance, and image recognition, among others. While MLaaS has numerous benefits, businesses should carefully evaluate the various options accessible to them and ensure that they have a clear understanding of their objectives and expectations before selecting a provider.


Machine Learning as a Service Market Report Scope & Segmentation

Report Attribute


Estimated Market Value (2022)

7.1 Bn

Projected Market Value (2032)

173.5 Bn

Base Year


Forecast Years

2023 – 2032

Scope of the Report

Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment- By Organization Size, By Deployment Type, By Component, By End Users & By Region

Segments Covered

By Organization Size, By Deployment Type, By Component, By End Users & By Region

Forecast Units

Value (USD Billion)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2023 to 2032

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa.

Countries Covered

U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, GCC Countries, and South Africa, among others

Report Coverage

Market growth drivers, restraints, opportunities, Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, value chain analysis, regulatory landscape, market attractiveness analysis by segments and region, company market share analysis, and COVID-19 impact analysis.

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Market Drivers

One of the primary drivers of the machine learning as a service market is the growing demand for cloud computing services. This trend allows users to access machine learning resources and capabilities using cloud services without having to invest in hardware or software infrastructure. Cloud-based machine learning also allows businesses to access and analyse large amounts of data in a scalable and cost-effective manner. Popular cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform offer machine learning services for natural language processing, image analysis, and predictive modelling. Furthermore, cloud providers often offer pre-trained models that can be easily integrated into businesses. The adoption of cloud computing in machine learning has had a positive impact on industries such as healthcare, finance, and retail. As technology continues to evolve, cloud-based machine learning is expected to become even more prevalent in the future.


Market Restraints

The shortage of skilled consultants capable of implementing machine learning as a service is a critical challenge for businesses looking to adopt these technologies. Many businesses struggle to find skilled personnel with the mandatory experience in the sector. As a result, they can be forced to outsource their efforts to third-party providers, which can be costly and time-consuming. The growing demand for machine learning services has led to increased competition among businesses for talent, putting further pressure on companies to offer competitive salaries and benefits packages.


Covid-19 Impact Analysis

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a substantial impact on the market for machine learning as a service (MLaaS). As organizations of all sizes seek ways to automate activities, enhance productivity, and make better judgements in the face of uncertainty, the epidemic has pushed the adoption of MLaaS. The COVID-19 epidemic has introduced a slew of new issues for organizations, including the need to manage remote workforces, track supply chains, and forecast demand. MLaaS can assist businesses in addressing these difficulties by giving them access to cutting-edge machine learning technology and experience. The COVID-19 epidemic has hastened the transition to cloud computing. This is because cloud-based MLaaS solutions have numerous benefits, including scalability, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness.


Segments Analysis:

Organization Size Insights

The global machine learning as a service market segmentation by organization size includes large enterprises and small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The market is dominated by small and medium enterprises (SMEs). SMEs use MLaaS because the machine learning application provides dynamic data. In addition to delivering real-time data, machine learning algorithms can predict future events via predictive analytics. Machine learning technologies can help SMEs fine-tune their supply chain by anticipating product demand and recommending the time and volume of supplies needed to meet consumers' expectations.


Component Insights

Based on component, the global machine learning as a service market segmentation includes solution and service. The service segment dominates the machine learning as a service market and is projected to be the fastest-growing segment during the forecast period. This is due to the fact that participants in the industry are focusing on implementing technologically advanced solutions to improve the utilization of machine learning services.


End Users Insights

Based on end users, the global machine learning as a service market segmentation includes aerospace and defence, IT and telecom, energy and utilities, the public sector, manufacturing, banking, financial services, insurance, healthcare, retail, and others. The market is dominated by the healthcare industry. The use of machine learning services in the healthcare industry for cancer detection as well as checking ECGs and MRIs expands the market in the healthcare sector.


Regional Analysis

The North America region is expected to continue leading the global machine as a service market. The presence of significant technological manufacturers, strong cloud infrastructure, and a dynamic startup ecosystem have all contributed to the expansion of MLaaS in this region. The United States, in particular, has seen widespread use of MLaaS across various industries such as healthcare, finance, e-commerce, and technology. Furthermore, the market is expected to expand throughout the forecast period due to increased defence spending and technological advancements in the telecommunications industry.  Services such as cloud apps and security information are anticipated to drive the market. The major industry presence of businesses such as Google, IBM, Microsoft, and Amazon Web Services, as well as their diverse product offerings, have all contributed to the rise in demand for machine learning in this field.

Competitive Landscape:

The machine learning as a service (MLaaS) market is fragmented. There are large number of suppliers offering MLaaS solutions, and the market is constantly changing. Due to this fragmentation, it is challenging for organizations to select the right MLaaS supplier.

Key players operating in the global machine learning as a service market are:

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Cloudera
  • Databricks
  • DataRobot
  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • IBM Watson
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Oracle
  • SAS


Recent Development:

  • In February 2022, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an, Inc. company, announced the completion of its first 16 AWS Local Zones in the U.S. and plans to launch new AWS Local Zones in 32 new metropolitan areas in 26 countries around the world.
  • In April 2021, IBM launched new Watson capabilities to help businesses build trustworthy AI.


Machine Learning as a Service Market Report Segmentation



By Organization Size  

  • Large Enterprises
  • Small & Medium Enterprises

By Deployment Type

  • On-premise
  • Cloud

By Component  

  • Solution
  • Services

By End Users

  • Aerospace and Defense
  • IT and Telecom
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Public sector
  • Manufacturing
  • Banking
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance
  • Healthcare
  • Retail
  • Other

By Region

  • North America (USA and Canada)
  • Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Australia, Southeast Asia and Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America)
  • Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC, and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

Customization Scope

  • Available upon request


  • Available upon request


Key Benefits of the Report

  • This study presents an analytical depiction of the machine learning as a service industry along with current trends and future estimations to determine the imminent investment pockets.
  • The report presents information related to market key drivers, opportunities and challenges along with detailed analysis of the machine learning as a service Market share.
  • The current market is quantitatively analyzed to highlight the machine learning as a service market’s growth scenario.
  • Porter's five forces research demonstrates the market power of suppliers and buyers.
  • The report provides a detailed Machine learning as a service market analysis based on competitive intensity and how the competition will take shape in the coming years.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The size of the global machine learning as a service market is expected to increase to USD 173.5 billion by 2032 from USD 1.6 billion in 2022.
Global machine learning as a service market rising at a CAGR of 37.9% from 2024 to 2032.
Major players of global machine learning as a servicemarket are: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), IBM Watson, DataRobot, Microsoft Azure, IBM, Oracle, Databricks, SAS, Cloudera.
The key factor driving the market is growing demand for cloud computing services.
North America is the leading region of the global machine learning as a service market during the forecast period of 2024-2032.

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