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Market Insight: Vertical-Specific Solutions Shift Profitability of Application Service Providers

Published: 19 December 2013

ID: G00248719

Analyst(s): Patrick Sullivan


The growing need for application services that can deliver rapid business outcomes is quickly pushing providers to vertical solutions. Vertical practice executives can use this document to drive investments and adaptations to operational models to accelerate profitable growth.

Table Of Contents


  • Three Types of IP-Based Solutions
    • Industrialized Delivery Assets
    • Adaptable Components and Accelerators
    • Integrated Platform Solutions
  • Opportunity Landscape
    • Examples of Vertical-Industry Solutions
    • Benefits of Vertical Solutions to Service Providers
    • Challenges to Service Providers

Background and Context

The Impact

  • What Does It Take to Be Successful?


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