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CSPs Need to Think Differently to Exploit the Disruptive Potential of Blockchain

Published: 26 March 2018

ID: G00352750

Analyst(s): Andrew Stevens , Monica Zlotogorski


CSPs are ideally positioned to benefit from blockchain, but only if they look beyond using it as another technology enabler. Technology business unit leaders can use this research to exploit CSP dynamics in blockchain to lay the foundation for an innovative ecosystem and enable new partnerships.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • CSPs Must Embrace Blockchain Thinking to Tackle Four Transformational Areas
    • CSPs Require a New Concept of Ecosystems
  • CSPs Must Exploit Their Assets Like Amazon
  • CSPs Must Assume Ecosystem Hub Thinking to Expedite Disruption

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