Gartner Research

Manage Risk and Unexpected Costs During the Cloud Sourcing Revolution

Published: 25 March 2011

ID: G00211389

Analyst(s): Frank Ridder , Frances Karamouzis

Summary

Cloud computing is driving discontinuity that introduces exciting opportunities and costly challenges. Enterprises and service providers can use this collection of research to understand these changes and develop realistic cloud sourcing strategies and contracts that can reduce risk.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • The Evolution of Cloud Services
  • How the Cloud Affects the Sourcing Strategy and Contracting
    • Phase 1: Sourcing Strategy
    • Phase 3: Contracting

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