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Leveraging the Cloud: Addressing the Geographic Expansion Challenges Inherent to Your Client’s Digital Ambitions

Published: 26 March 2019

ID: G00376610

Analyst(s): Tao Wu , Rene Buest


SMB infrastructure service providers are successful in serving clients in the home market, yet few are positioned to support digital initiatives globally. Tech CEOs must leverage public cloud infrastructure to address the geographic expansion challenges inherent to their client’s digital ambitions.

Table Of Contents


  • Flexible Geographic Expansion Is Imperative to Support Digital Touchpoint Solutions
  • Select Cloud Infrastructure Partners Whose Global Footprint Aligns With Your Expansion Strategy
  • Extend Your Global Footprint Through Connections That Are Provided by the Cloud Infrastructure Partner or a Third-Party Provider

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