Gartner Research

Behind the Cloud: The Rise of Industrialized, Low-Cost IT Services

Published: 01 February 2011

ID: G00209857

Analyst(s): Frank Ridder , Claudio Da Rold


Gartner predicts that the IT services industry will be further transformed by the advent of industrialized, low-cost business models. This document discusses the challenges and opportunities associated with this shift.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

What You Need to Know


  • It's All About the IT Price
  • A New Service Value Proposition: Good Enough, Flexible and Inexpensive
  • Industrialized, Low-Cost IT Services: Beware the Turbulence
  • The Low-Cost Business Model Challenge Is Only Just Beginning

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