Cloud Computing Primer for 2016

Archived Published: 19 April 2016 ID: G00302704


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Cloud computing, in its many forms, has become an integral part of IT. Even after 10 years of cloud hype, confusion is still rampant. This initiative explores best practices to help IT leaders, CIOs and IT professionals develop strategies to take advantage of cloud as they shift to digital business.

Table of Contents

  • Scope
  • Analysis
    • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
      • How should enterprises exploit cloud computing?
      • How will architectures and techniques evolve to support the many flavors of cloud computing?
      • How will cloud computing evolve?
      • What vendors, markets and industries will be transformed by cloud computing?
  • Related Priorities
    • Suggested First Steps
    • Essential Reading
    • Tools and Toolkits
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