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

Published: 03 May 2019

ID: G00386609

Analyst(s): Hanna Karki , Gregor Petri , Petr Gorodetskiy


Retailers are increasingly embracing public cloud to drive innovation, adopt digital initiatives, and engage with clients and markets. Product managers at cloud managed service providers must address retailers’ critical needs to successfully support retailers’ cloud adoption.

Table Of Contents


Background and Context

The Impact

  • Build a Dedicated Practice
  • Understand Regulatory Requirements and Certifications
  • Build a Partner Ecosystem
  • Cater to the Real-Time Performance Needs of Retailers
  • Anticipate Agility Needs
  • Discover the Complexity of the Legacy Environment
  • Accommodate Deployment Preferences


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