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Mapping CSPs' Four Routes to Cloud Success

Published: 02 October 2013

ID: G00253347

Analyst(s): Gregor Petri


In 2011 we identified four strategic options for communications service providers to explore cloud computing opportunities. Following our recent update of this research, we now offer a common approach CSPs can explore to quickly map and compare cloud strategies.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Mapping Out Your Options
  • Real-World Examples
    • Cloud Enablement-Centric Offerings
    • Cloud Infrastructure-Centric Offerings
    • Cloud Solution-Centric Offerings
    • Cloud Aggregation-Centric Offerings
  • Core Services Becoming Cloud-Enabled
  • Conclusion

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