Gartner Research

Cloud Computing Primer for 2017

Published: 13 January 2017

ID: G00318236

Analyst(s): David Smith

Summary

Cloud has evolved from a disruption to an expected approach to traditional as well as next-generation IT. Our research helps IT leaders, CIOs and IT professionals develop strategies to take advantage of cloud as it becomes a required vehicle for the disruptions of today and tomorrow.

Table Of Contents

Scope

Analysis

  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How should enterprises exploit cloud computing?
    • How will architectures and techniques evolve to support the many flavors of cloud computing?
    • How will cloud computing evolve?
    • What vendors, markets and industries will be transformed by cloud computing?
    • How can organizations best leverage the disruptive effects of cloud computing?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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