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Ovum » 2013 Trends to Watch: Cloud Services

2013 Trends to Watch: Cloud Services

24th October 2012


While cost remains a driving factor for many cloud services investments, some customers are beginning to consider cloud more strategically, in terms of what it could mean for improving business processes, entering new markets and geographies, and increasing overall business efficiency.

Using cloud services more strategically has implications for how these services are managed, governed, and ultimately integrated with existing IT assets and other cloud services. These issues are increasingly important if customers want to access an orchestrated set of services in traditional, private, and public cloud models.

Features and Benefits

  • Reviews current cloud services trends and where the market will go in 2013.
  • Examines why enterprise customers invest in cloud services and what they look for in a cloud services provider.

Key Questions Answered

  • Where is the cloud services market headed in 2013?
  • How will trends such as mobility and analytics impact the cloud services market next year?

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