Cloud Keys An Era Of New IT Responsiveness And Efficiency
November 19, 2012
Why Read This Report
The cloud landscape is shifting to cover a broader range of enterprise needs. Why? Cloud is curing the lack of responsiveness and economic flexibility that ails on-premises IT. Look for the popular software-as-a-service (SaaS) and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) models to become much more flexible by allowing more customization and integration. Look for more pragmatic cloud development platforms that cross the traditional cloud service boundaries of SaaS, platform-as-a-service (PaaS), and IaaS. And look for good private and public cloud options — and simpler ways of integrating private-public hybrids. This report charts the shifts taking place in the market as indicated by the most advanced cloud developers and consumers.
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Table of Contents
- Future Clouds Will Accommodate Many Enterprise Needs
- Today's Cloud Categories Will Converge
- Cloud Will Become An Option For Most Enterprise Scenarios
- Hybrids And Service Diversity Will Become The Norm
- It's Time To Amp Up Your IT Transformation By Moving To The Clouds
WHAT IT MEANS
- Your Future Is Composite Workflows, Not Custom Apps
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