Cloud Computing Primer for 2018

Published: 16 January 2018 ID: G00344151


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Cloud is evolving from a market disruptor to an expected approach for traditional and next-generation IT. Our research offers actionable advice for IT leaders, CIOs and technical professionals as cloud becomes a required foundation to exploit current and future disruptions.

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?
      • Which vendors, markets and industries will be transformed by cloud computing?
      • How can organizations best leverage the disruptive effects that cloud computing creates?
  • Related Priorities
    • Suggested First Steps
    • Essential Reading
    • Tools and Toolkits
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