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Market Insight: Finding Cloud Opportunities in Government

Published: 27 June 2017

ID: G00327356

Analyst(s): Ed Anderson , Katell Thielemann , Neville Cannon


Cloud adoption in government is often nuanced as choices are made between public and private cloud. Balancing cloud benefits and risks determines cloud adoption. Technology strategic planners must understand the adoption nuances to find opportunities and capture cloud growth in government.

Table Of Contents


Background and Context

  • IT Modernization
  • Cost Savings
  • Innovation
  • Government Use of Cloud
  • Inhibitors and Objections to Cloud Adoption in Government
  • Sovereignty

The Impact

  • Local and Regional Government Perspective
  • National Government


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