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Toolkit: Sizing Your Private Cloud Opportunity

Published: 27 February 2020

ID: G00450932

Analyst(s): Michael Warrilow , Colleen Graham


Sizing your private cloud opportunity is challenging but critical for product planning and securing executive support for investment; however, it can be accomplished using a repeatable process that leverages up-to-date forecast data. Product managers can use this Toolkit to accomplish that goal.

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When to Use

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  • Directions
    • Step 1: Update Forecast Data (Optional)
    • Step 2: Select Target Segments, Subsegments, Regions and/or Countries
    • Step 3: Specify the Total Serviceable Market for Each Segment (i.e., Private Cloud Portion)
    • Step 4: Determine Estimated Portion of Selected Markets
    • Step 5: Allocate Private Cloud Portion of Results From Step 4
    • Step 6: View Results
    • Step 7: Repeat If/When Required

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