Vendor Cloud Revenue Claims — Should Enterprises Care?


Archived Published: 24 December 2015 ID: G00296455

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Summary

Assessing vendor cloud revenue claims has become more challenging, with many vendors' IT-related businesses being complicated and nuanced. We recommend CIOs direct their organizations to never take vendor cloud revenue at face value, and evaluate vendors on their strategy and service mix.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Evaluate Each Vendor's Unique Mix of Offerings and Issues to Determine Strategic Alignment
      • Amazon
      • Google
      • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
      • IBM
      • Microsoft
      • Oracle
      • Salesforce
      • SAP
    • Avoid Basing Strategic and Tactical Cloud Decisions on Vendors' Cloud Revenue Claims
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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