Gartner Research

Market Trends: Direct CSP Billing, Worldwide, 2015

Published: 17 November 2015

ID: G00294539

Analyst(s): Wm. L. Hahn


Direct CSP billing has advanced beyond previous limitations; its potential is primarily driven by CSP initiative, not technology, competitors or regulatory constraints. Strategy planners can use this research to direct their efforts to leverage existing relationships and maximize returns.

Table Of Contents


  • DCB Is Fully Ready, the CSPs Less So

Market Trend

  • DCB Applies to Many Markets Across All Technologies
    • Drivers and Challenges Vary by Market Development
    • Technology Pushes the Opportunity Into Several Categories
    • Business Model Is Wide Open, but Not Transparent
    • Final Decision Rests With the CSP

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