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Exploit Data Center Infrastructure Market Disruption Primer for 2018

Published: 01 February 2018

ID: G00343944

Analyst(s): Adrian O'Connell , Scot MacLellan


Cloud has eviscerated growth in the traditional data center market, drawing away scale-out opportunity and automating small businesses. Technology and service providers must mine profits from core business systems in established markets, and develop new services to maintain growth.

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  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can infrastructure providers transform for success amid shifting customer behavior, size and future demands?
    • What actions can infrastructure providers take to maximize their market opportunity and competitive performance?
    • What actions should infrastructure providers take to improve their partnering, marketing and sales strategies?

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