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Market Trends: Cloud Market Opportunities for CSPs — Lessons Learned After Five Years

Published: 17 July 2014

ID: G00261064

Analyst(s): To Chee Eng , King-Yew Foong

Summary

Many CSPs have moved into the cloud computing market, using IaaS as their entry point. CSP business planners now need to decide whether they should broaden their activities in cloud computing and, if so, how to do so.

Table Of Contents

Introduction

Market Trend

  • CSPs Must Extend Value Proposition Beyond Networks
  • Market Structure Trend
    • Assessment of the IaaS Segment
    • Assessment of the PaaS Segment
    • Assessment of the SaaS Segment

Vendors to Watch

  • Scope of Activity and Approaches of Selected CSPs
  • Core Competencies Required by CSPs

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