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Competitive Landscape: Cloud-Related Consulting, Implementation and Management Services

Published: 13 August 2013

ID: G00248611

Analyst(s): Ed Anderson

Summary

Competition in the cloud services marketplace intensifies as traditional IT services providers adopt new cloud models while trying to protect legacy revenue. New providers are challenging incumbents with cloud-focused offers, and customers are determining the winners and losers.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Cloud-Related Consulting, Implementation and Management Services
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Differentiation Through Cloud-Related Consulting and Professional Services
    • IT Services Providers Use Early-Stage Cloud Consulting Engagements as Cost-of-Sales Activities
  • Market Players
    • Pure-Play Cloud-Related Service Providers
    • Consulting and System Integrators
    • Data Center Outsourcers and Web Hosters
    • Communications Service Providers
    • Technology Providers
    • Distributors and Value-Added Resellers
    • Technology "Megaproviders"
  • The Future of Competition
    • Consulting, Implementation and Management Offering Will Evolve Beyond Cloud
    • New Providers Will Emerge, and the Market Will Consolidate
    • Legacy Providers Will Expand Into New Markets
    • Account Control Shifts to CSB
    • Cloud-Oriented IT Services Management Evolves to Hybrid IT Models
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Accenture
    • Appirio
    • Capgemini
    • Cloud Sherpas
    • Deloitte
    • Dimension Data
    • IBM
    • NTT Data
    • SunGard
  • References and Methodology

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