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Market Trends: U.S. Federal Cloud Market — Beyond the Hype

Published: 24 March 2015

ID: G00273628

Analyst(s): Rishi Sood, Katell Thielemann


Few technology trends elicit as much promise or frustration as "the cloud" in the U.S. federal IT market. But adoption is picking up. This research explains market trends, spending estimates, and positioning advice for the strategic planners of technology and service providers.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Cloud Adoption Is Only Beginning in the Federal IT Market
    • Cloud Solution Adoption Evolution
    • Federal Cloud Spend Estimate
    • Agency Cloud Adoption Patterns
    • Federal Market-Specific Considerations
    • Competitive Landscape
  • Implications for Vendors
    • Market Intimacy
    • Positioning
    • Marketing

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