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Market Insight: Should You Build Cloud Management Platforms or Components?

Published: 05 September 2018

ID: G00322998

Analyst(s): Brandon Medford, Craig Lowery


The market opportunity for cloud management tools is increasing, but so are customers’ expectations of finding a single tool that does it all. To remain relevant, technology product managers for cloud management products and services must choose between two difficult strategic alternatives.

Table Of Contents


Background and Context

The Impact

  • Option 1: Deliver a CMP
  • Option 2: Become a Component (Content) Provider


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