Gartner Research

Exploring Cloud Management Trends and the Actions to Take

Published: 11 February 2015

ID: G00236106

Analyst(s): Dennis Smith , Donna Scott , Milind Govekar


Next-generation hybrid cloud services will be designed by I&O architects with developers and brokering in mind to support faster time to innovation. With clearer requirements, hybrid cloud services will increase in success. The cloud management market, however, will continue to fragment and evolve.

Table Of Contents


  • Enterprises Focus on Cloud Services for Rapid Release of New Business Capability
  • A Focus on Developers Will Bring CMP Features to PaaS Platforms
  • Acceptance of Public Cloud Drives Greater Investment in Cloud Strategy, Management and Brokering
  • CMP Vendors Will Evolve and Consolidate Over the Next Two to Five Years

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