Gartner Research

The State of CSP Cloud Adoption — A 2015 Heat Map

Published: 21 April 2015

ID: G00268964

Analyst(s): Gregor Petri , Neil Osmond


Communication service providers in Gartner's 2015 CIO survey state that use of cloud computing is a priority as a means to achieve agility and access innovation. CSP CIOs should use Gartner's cloud heat map to guide strategies for internal (OT and IT) and external (go-to-market) initiatives.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Derive Investment Synergies and Operational Efficiencies by Adopting a Holistic Approach to Cloud
    • Cloud Sourcing Decisions Are Interconnected and Influence Each Other
  • Orchestrate a Shift From "Buy and Build" Toward an "Aggregate, Integrate and Customize" Approach to Solutions
    • Validate Cloud Options With Business Stakeholders
    • Cloud Provides a Basis for Go-to-Market Activities
    • Evolve CSP Enterprise IT and OT to the Cloud
  • Seek Hybrid IT Solution Options That Bridge Public and Private Cloud and Traditional Managed Infrastructure Service Options
  • Appendix
    • Cloud Deployment by Segment

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