This presentation is focused on addressing the broad category of Cloud Service Providers. Gartner will provide a overview of how Cloud Service Providers are being defined and how they different from traditional providers of outsourcing or products. And more importantly, what are they offering that is different, new and seeks to solve business problems for the enterprise. This session will provide an overview of these areas and begin the discussion of how do clients develop the business case for certain cloud services offerings.
Gartner analysts discussed with participants the following topics:
What is a cloud service provider and how does it differ from traditional outsourcing providers?
How will the approaches to evaluate and select among these providers differ?
How does the business case analysis differ?