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Cloud-Based Enterprise Asset Management Continues to Face Headwinds

Published: 02 May 2018

ID: G00353468

Analyst(s): Nicole Foust , Kristian Steenstrup


Cloud-based deployments of EAM systems will increase during the next five years as buyers accept cloud as an option and functional limitations are lessened. But takeup by asset-intensive industry CIOs is not universal, and it is not the dominant delivery model.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Increasing Acceptance of Cloud as a Deployment Option Has Led to Growth of EAM Deployments and Expanding Choices for Buyers
  • The Response by Large, Established EAM Vendors to the Growing Demand for Cloud-Based Options Has Been Slow
  • Complex Requirements and Customization of Existing Systems Are the Primary Impediments to Adoption of Cloud-Based EAM in the Near Term

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