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How the Cloud Management Platform Market Shakeout Will Affect Buying Decisions

Published: 03 June 2013

ID: G00249651

Analyst(s): Aneel Lakhani, Milind Govekar


The cloud management platform market has quickly become crowded and volatile. IT operations leaders who are making cloud management buying decisions must take these market dynamics into consideration as they plan cloud management platform purchases.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • The turnover rate among smaller vendors requires IT leaders to choose products that can deliver ROI within 12 to 18 months
  • The pace of innovation and growing interest in hybrid clouds will force I&O organizations to swap out, augment or multiply their current CMP technology

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