Looking to offer cloud to your clients without the large capital expenses associated with building and maintaining your own infrastructure? Alternatively, are you looking to resell your public cloud services? We’ve put together a library of resources that offer advice for cloud providers wanting to resell services. You’ll get tips on the ‘must haves’ needed to support a reseller channel, see questions you need to ask before partnering with a provider and learn how some companies are already doing it.
96 percent of resellers now offer some form of IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) to their customers to a greater or lesser degree, according to global research.
Recently I came across another service provider that is just now thinking beyond IaaS and how to position for the cloud. In 2016, I’m surprised this is still the case especially given the size of the market. By 2017 the public cloud services market is predicted to exceed $244B. There is a huge cloud service opportunity out there and one that you need to position your business to take. Check out our infographic which offers key statistics and advice for taking advantage of this market opportunity.
This week, we offer some of the best cloud insights we’ve learned this week from trusted sources. Read why public cloud is growing faster than private and hybrid clouds, why Google hasn’t taken off in the cloud and why many CIOs should be afraid of shadow IT.
Public Cloud Grew Faster Than Both Private And Hybrid Cloud In 2015
As we settle in to 2016, new research from Synergy Research Group has claimed that 2015 was a year where the growth rate for public Infrastructure and Platform as a Service (IaaS/PaaS) services hit 51 percent, outgrowing the private and hybrid cloud segment.
Everyone knows the saying, “Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.” In the cloud service market, the same holds true. Your competitors can be a great source of inspiration. The crowded cloud service provider market calls for some analysis to see who your competitors are, what they are doing and learn something from them.
And while it is sometimes easy to get sidetracked by rivalries or defensiveness when working against your competitors, you might be surprised by what they’ll inspire you to do. Here are 5 things you can expect to learn from a little healthy competition.
The majority of enterprises are looking into the deployment of multiple clouds for both the short and long-term according to survey results reported in Cloud Tech News. The research found that: