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Innovation Insight for Cloud Computing Service Providers in the Insurance Industry

Published: 20 June 2016

ID: G00273110

Analyst(s): Gregor Petri , Juergen Weiss


Insurance CIOs who want to foster innovation or build out digital ecosystems will have no option other than adopting cloud computing services. Gartner has identified four primary use cases wherein cloud computing is leveraged in the life and P&C insurance industry.

Table Of Contents


  • Definition
  • Description
  • Benefits and Uses
    • Cloud Computing Use Cases
    • Adoption Rate
  • Risks
  • Evaluation Factors
    • Pace Layering
    • Costs
    • Virtualization
    • Future Refactoring
    • Geographic Coverage
  • Cloud Computing Alternatives
  • Recommendations
  • Representative Providers

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