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.
Latest figures from IDC show that revenue from public cloud infrastructure sales grew by almost 26 percent to $4.6 billion in the third quarter of 2015, beating private cloud infrastructure sales, which grew 18.8 percent.
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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.
By now almost all enterprises are using the cloud in some form; they either have a private cloud for a very specific reason, have a hybrid approach, or are entirely in the public cloud. Indeed, they may or may not know what clouds are in use across the entire organization.
A recent survey found that for managing public cloud workloads, 65% of companies plan to partially outsource management to a third-party, and 70% want a single vendor to manage all IT infrastructure. The survey of 100 IT decision makers and influencers in large and midsize US companies showed the strong connection between the use of public cloud infrastructure and managed cloud services.