Gartner Research

Emerging Technology Analysis: Cloud Management Platform Tools

Published: 12 September 2014

ID: G00269738

Analyst(s): Ronni Rosenstein , Laurie Wurster


Improved speed and agility is the fundamental reason for enterprise cloud adoption. A firm understanding of decision factors for purchasing and using CMP tools will enable product and marketing managers to provide targeted positioning for quality products.

Table Of Contents


  • Strategic Planning Assumption
  • Technology Description
  • Technology Adoption
    • Factors Driving Adoption
    • Factors Inhibiting Adoption
  • Technology Impact
    • User Impact
    • Vendor Impact
  • Actions to Take
    • Actions to Take Now
    • Actions to Plan for the Next Six to 18 Months
  • References

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.