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Market Trends: Lead the On-Premises Market by Focusing on Characteristics That Drive On-Premises Decisions

Published: 25 October 2017

ID: G00323887

Analyst(s): Scot MacLellan


As new workloads are born on public cloud and existing workloads migrate, traditional competition models for on-premises data center infrastructure can no longer drive growth. Technology product management leaders at infrastructure providers must build products that target cloud-skeptic buyers.

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Market Trend

  • Public Cloud Service Providers Are the Biggest Threat to Enterprise Data Center Infrastructure Providers
  • Buyer Trend
    • Cloud-Cautious Buyers Set Trends for What Is Desirable in Enterprise Data Center Infrastructure

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