Gartner Research

IT Market Clock for Hybrid Infrastructure Services

Published: 22 June 2016

ID: G00298792

Analyst(s): Mark Ray, Akimasa Nakao , William Maurer, David Ackerman , David Groombridge, DD Mishra , Daniel Barros

Summary

After years of growth in cloud services, organizations are realizing that they must manage a hybrid of cloud and traditional infrastructure services for the indefinite future. Sourcing managers can use this research to select which infrastructure services to invest in and which to retire.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What You Need to Know
  • The IT Market Clock
    • Useful Market Life
    • Commoditization
    • Market Life and Commoditization Measures
  • IT Market Clock Recommendation Summary
  • Market Background
  • Supplier Landscape
  • Asset Class Profiles
    • Advantage
    • Choice
    • Cost
    • Replacement

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