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It's Cloud Go Time For Retailers

Cloud Apps And Platforms Offer More Rewards Than Risks For Retail

July 20, 2017

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More than one-fifth of retailers have now moved core business applications to the cloud — a significant jump over the past three years. Often led to cloud initially by the desire to modernize commerce apps, retailers now expect a broader set of cloud benefits: infrastructure cost savings, fast and simple scaling for peak shopping periods, access to advanced analytics platforms to derive new customer insights, and tools to improve both customer and employee in-store experiences. Is the public cloud a wise long-term strategy for retailers? Read this report to understand how innovative retail digital business professionals approach the cloud today and the key risks and rewards they face when they trust the public cloud to power digital transformation.

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Table of Contents

  • Unprecedented Digital Disruption Drives Retailers To Cloud
  • The Five Most Common Routes To Cloud For Retail Companies
  • Cloud's Rewards Outnumber Its Risks For Retailers Today
  • Recommendations

  • Select Trusted Partners To Develop A Winning Cloud Strategy
  • Supplemental Material
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