Gartner Research

IT Market Clock for Communications Services, 2013

Published: 12 September 2013

ID: G00252020

Analyst(s): Danellie Young , Robert Mason

Summary

As applications evolve, they continue to stress existing network services to provide greater flexibility, bandwidth and consistent performance. Based on the degree of commoditization and maturity, this research guides IT leaders in choosing which services to terminate, which to migrate to, and when.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What You Need to Know
  • The IT Market Clock
    • Useful Market Life
    • Commoditization
    • Levels of Standardization
    • Market Clock Changes for 2013
    • Market Life and Commoditization Measures
  • IT Market Clock Recommendation Summary
  • Market Background
  • Supplier Landscape
  • Asset Class Profiles
    • Advantage
    • Choice
    • Cost
    • Replacement

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