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Cloud Services Brokerage

A cloud services brokerage (CSB) plays an intermediary role in cloud computing. CSBs make it easier for organizations to consume and maintain cloud services, particularly when they span multiple providers. This research defines CSBs and outlines the opportunities and challenges.

FEATURED RESEARCH

Cloud Services Brokerage: A High-Impact Opportunity for IT

To facilitate cloud consumption, IT organizations and IT service providers will need to assume the CSB role. This presents opportunities – and challenges – for cloud consumers and service providers alike.

TALKING TECHNOLOGY SERIES

Does a CSB Make Sense for Your Business?

Gartner Research VP Benoit Lheureux explains what a Cloud Services Brokerage is, what it does, and why you would consider one as part of a cloud computing strategy.


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Gartner VP Research Benoit Lheureux discusses the roles involved in the cloud services brokerage model.
 

CLOUD SERVICES BROKERAGE RESEARCH

 

Foundational Research

 

A CIO Primer on Cloud Services Brokerage

17 October 2012

CIOs and IT management are seen as the key people responsible for the end-to-end delivery of cloud services. As such, they should become familiar with the growing industry trend of cloud services brokerage, its maturing functionality and the role it can play in the delivery of cloud services.

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