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Market Insight: Do Not Ignore Modernizing On-Premises Software During the Evolution to Cloud

Published: 28 June 2019

ID: G00389489

Analyst(s): Balaji Abbabatulla


Despite rapid growth of cloud software, existing customers in some markets, such as ERP and WMS, prefer on-premises software. Product managers should define market-specific product strategies underpinned by on-premises software modernization and phased migration to cloud to retain customers.

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Background and Context

The Impact

  • Adopt Market-Specific Product Evolution Strategies
  • Support On-Premises Software for a Specified Time Frame, and Replace With Cloud Versions and Hosted On-Premises


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