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Cloud Computing for Technical Professionals Primer for 2019

Published: 05 February 2019

ID: G00375934

Analyst(s): Elias Khnaser


Cloud has evolved from a market disruptor to an expected approach for traditional and next-generation IT. Our research offers actionable advice for technical professionals responsible for advancing cloud-first strategies, embracing multicloud, and focusing on management, integration and brokering.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How do I develop and implement a cloud strategy for my organization?
    • How do I compare and select cloud integrated IaaS+PaaS providers?
    • How do I assess, migrate and optimize workloads for IaaS and PaaS?
    • How do I embrace hybrid IT strategies in my organization?
    • How and when should I leverage emerging technologies?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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