Trends Report

Market Overview: The Broad Opportunities In Managed Services

Facing Uncertainty And Change, The Managed Services Market Is Poised For Growth

November 7th, 2008
With contributors:
Madiha Ashour , Ellen Daley

Summary

All firms are interested in managed services to help manage and mitigate their risks associated with technology decisions — particularly in a down economic environment. Forrester sees some macro-economic factors, including rapid technology evolutions, a coming investment wave in IT, and market constraints on capital, increasing the attractiveness of managed services over the next 24 to 30 months. Managed services providers will have to hone their execution and sales skills to gain share in this burgeoning market.

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