Gartner Information Technology Research

Market Insight: How CSPs Should Implement the Direct Cloud Connections Service

Published: 28 January 2020

ID: G00464510

Analyst(s): To Chee Eng , Gaspar Valdivia


Demand for enterprise-grade connectivity is rising with growing cloud adoption. Communications service provider product managers must accelerate the rollout of the direct cloud connections service to capture the early demand and secure future competitiveness.

Table Of Contents


  • How Major CSPs Introduce the Direct Cloud Connection Service
  • Phase 1: Start With the Cloud Market Leaders
    • IaaS/PaaS
    • SaaS
    • Cloud Exchanges
  • Phase 2: Extend to Secondary Cloud Providers
    • IaaS/PaaS
  • Phase 3: Build an Ecosystem for Global and Local Players

Background and Context

The Impact


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