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Market Insight: Professional and Managed Services for Public Cloud in the Manufacturing Industry

Published: 24 April 2019

ID: G00387808

Analyst(s): Alexander Hoeppe, Petr Gorodetskiy, Gregor Petri


Manufacturing uses a broad mix of outdated and modern devices, business applications, and communication protocols. This can lead to serious security, safety and performance issues. Product managers at cloud managed service providers must carefully tailor their value propositions to address this.

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Background and Context

The Impact

  • Establish a Dedicated Practice
  • Address the Complexity of Legacy Environments
  • Understand Industry-Specific Certifications and Regulations
  • Accommodate Industry Cloud Acceptance
  • Support the Propensity to Adopt Agile Processes
  • Support Preferred Migration Priorities


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