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Judging Vendors' Willingness to Disrupt Their Own Business Models to Drive DC Modernization Forward

Published: 06 August 2014

ID: G00263166

Analyst(s): Andrew Butler, George J. Weiss , Philip Dawson


Traditional vendor business models are becoming less relevant in the era of the Nexus of Forces. Vendors must be willing to disrupt themselves to evolve, or stagnate and be replaced by the next generation. Users must recognize vendor-driven disruptions and manage the changes.

Table Of Contents


  • Vendor Positioning on a Protector-Disrupter Gradient
    • Mainstream Global Vendors
    • Emerging Challenging Vendors
  • Conclusions

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