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For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

Transform Your Infrastructure Ecosystem For Speed And Flexibility

October 27, 2017

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Why Read This Report

More-flexible sourcing models are now disrupting traditional infrastructure vendor management strategies, so the nature of vendors and vendor relationships is changing. Meanwhile, vendor ecosystems built on the shoulders of a few "strategic" suppliers are collapsing. To optimize customers' experiences, I&O pros must adapt sourcing and vendor management structures to a different landscape, with self-service and continuous, not sporadic, sourcing as the norm. This report helps you manage this new ecosystem landscape, mixing traditional and cloud offerings. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

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Table of Contents

  • Vendor Partnerships Are Feeling A Disturbance In The Force
  • A New Vendor Management Paradigm Is Emerging For Cloud Services
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  • Adjust Your Vendor Management Model To The Age Of Cloud
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