Cloud vendors expand their go-to-market tool kits

Customers’ desire for choice and flexibility coupled with complex market dynamics are shifting the cloud landscape, forcing vendors to adopt technology-neutral approaches through partnerships and targeted acquisitions. Join Allan Krans, Nicole Catchpole, Jack McElwee and Catie Merrill Sept. 16 for a discussion on how vendor go-to-market strategies are evolving and becoming increasingly creative in the […]

Cloud professional services and hosted private cloud markets will grow over the next 5 years as COVID-19 drives cloud adoption

COVID-19 has undoubtedly created financial pain for businesses across all verticals. Business operations have been disrupted and revenue streams have declined in many industries across the globe. At the same time, the pandemic has required additional investment to support remote work and adjust business processes to align with public health guidance from the Centers for […]

Accelerated adoption of cloud due to COVID-19 will lift cloud professional services and hosted private cloud markets

COVID-19 impacts and assumptions COVID-19 has undoubtedly created financial pain for businesses across all verticals. Business operations have been disrupted and revenue streams have declined in many industries across the globe. At the same time, the pandemic has required additional investment to support remote work and adjust business processes to align with public health guidance […]

IBM Z’s relevance will persist in the digital world

Software abstraction converges ICT onto single platforms Software-defined networking essentially virtualizes the last leg of the three-cornered compute, storage and networking stool. Similarly, the software abstraction makes compute and networking mere workloads on the compute instance. Vodafone’s (Nasdaq: VOD) customer case study at Think 2020 addressed this integrated data and networking construct being delivered from […]

Emerging hybrid scenarios, coupled with changes in demand brought on by COVID-19, create opportunities for colocation vendors

While slowing to single-digit growth, down from 10.6% in 2Q19, the colocation market continues to expand as colocation vendors address the shifting needs of enterprise and hyperscale vendors. According to TBR estimates, benchmarked vendors’ average data center services and colocation revenue increased 8.1% year-to-year in 4Q19 to an aggregate of $3.4 billion. Moving forward, TBR […]

Total benchmarked revenue growth slowed in 4Q19, but TBR expects the colocation market to remain strong amid COVID-19

Market summary Colocation market While slowing to single-digit growth, down from 10.6% in 2Q19, the colocation market continues to expand as colocation vendors address the shifting needs of enterprise and hyperscale vendors. According to TBR estimates, benchmarked vendors’ average data center services and colocation revenue increased 8.1% year-to-year in 4Q19 to an aggregate of $3.4 […]

The need for short-term support, coupled with an anticipated surge in cloud adoption, will create security and advisory opportunities

Cloud professional services is on the cusp of a wave of growth that will outpace prior estimates. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, the increasing complexity of enterprise hybrid and multicloud environments had already established a growing need for managed services and system integration vendors. Traditional deployment schedules and delivery timelines have been accelerated as the […]

Wave of growth that will outpace prior estimates expected for cloud professional services market

Cloud professional services market overview Market overview Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, the increasing complexity of enterprise hybrid and multicloud environments had already established a growing need for managed services and system integration vendors. Traditional deployment schedules and delivery timelines have been accelerated as the pandemic has created a short-term need to fulfill the demands […]