Trends Report

Vendor Landscape: Hosted Private Cloud, Q3 2016

This Cloud Model Brings Both Temporary And Persistent Customer Benefits

August 24th, 2016
With contributors:
Glenn O'Donnell , Michael Caputo , Diane Lynch

Summary

Infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals wisely continue to adopt cloud for their business technology agendas. Cloud purists concentrate primarily on public services, and cloud skeptics focus on internal private cloud models. Neither of these groups gives much consideration to the growing hosted private cloud market. But this model combines the advantages of flexibility and the power of cloud with the contractual benefits of traditional outsourcing, including cost savings, customization, and additional management capabilities. This report discusses the five major hosted private cloud use cases and the vendors comprising the landscape.

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