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The Role of CSB in the Cloud Services Value Chain

Published: 04 October 2011

ID: G00218960

Analyst(s): Daryl Plummer , Robert H. Brown, Benoit Lheureux , Tiffani Bova, Tim Weaver , Michele Cantara, Linda Cohen


Cloud services brokerage is a role that providers are adopting as part of their cloud services value chain strategy. Cloud services providers can use this research, a part of the Cloud Services Value Chain research series, to benefit from future opportunities associated with this market trend.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • CSB as a Role in the CSVC
  • The Key Trends Driving Change in This Space
    • Buyers Want More Help With Adopting Cloud Computing
  • What We Expect Will Happen in the Future
  • Examples of Providers Adopting the CSB Role in the CSVC
    • Appirio
    • Besol Soluciones
    • CommonIT
    • CSC
    • Dell
    • eBuilder
    • BlinkHR by ExpertMarkets
    • Hubspan
    • Ingram Micro
    • Jamcracker
    • Liaison Technologies
    • LTech
    • Oxygen
    • StrikeIron
    • Synnex
    • TCS
  • What You Need to Know
  • Advice to Providers

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