Gartner Research

Three Types of Cloud Brokerages Will Enhance Cloud Services

Published: 11 May 2009

ID: G00164265

Analyst(s): Daryl Plummer , L. Frank Kenney


Cloud computing requires governance. We examine how cloud service brokerages will exist to fill the gap between the service consumer and the service provider.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • The Art of Governing the Ungovernable
  • Definitions
  • Three Types of Brokerage Businesses
    • 1. Cloud Service Intermediation
    • 2. Aggregation
    • 3. Cloud Service Arbitrage
  • Conclusion
  • Tactical Guidelines

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