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Practical steps to build a successful cloud services business

Practical steps to build a successful cloud services business

One of the perks of my job – is talking to partners.  Through many recent conversations, I know that organizations of all sizes are moving to the cloud for speed and business agility; they realize there is more than one option besides public cloud to achieve the business outcomes they want.  Many are embracing a hybrid IT model with on-premises private cloud and off-premises managed or public cloud.

Service providers market is set to explode

The channel dynamic is also changing due a market shift toward hybrid IT and consumption-based service model.  Traditional channel players are facing a rapid decline in their resell business as customers are increasingly shifting to an off-premises, consumption-based model with SaaS or managed services. I hear this repeatedly.  At the same time, a number of new players have come into existence as ‘born-in-the-cloud’ service providers.

The market opportunity for service providers is huge – an exciting time!  Based on our research, the end user spending for consumption-based services will reach $144 Billion in 2017 with a 3-year growth rate of 30%.

Read the entire article here, Practical steps to build a successful cloud services business

via the fine folks at HP Enterprise.

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