The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Global Warming
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Google It
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Cloud Holiday

Cloud IT to Impact the Outsourcing Market Through 2015

Cloud IT to Impact the Outsourcing Market Through 2015

Fifty percent of new outsourcing deals will be significantly Cloud enabled by 2015, according to a newly released report from Saugatuck Technology Inc., titled “The Cloud and Business Services: Key Trends and Directions Through 2015.”

Saugatuck Technology notes that the IT and BPO services market is undergoing a period of deep structural change and this is bringing change in the market positions and business models of traditional services providers.  Findings from the report show that Indian providers will be some of the most aggressive innovators in PaaS through 2013. By leveraging Cloud delivery models and client trust these providers will attempt to break their linear headcount-to-revenue business models. “The Cloud and Business Services: Key Trends and Directions Through 2015,” also indicate that through 2013, pure-play Cloud consulting companies will continue to enjoy superior market growth.

“Non-traditional” service providers with specific vertical and business IP will also aggressively enter the Cloud Business Services market during the same period.

Technology platforms (enabled by Cloud IT) are the latest value lever for services leadership and according to the report adoption will rapidly continue this year. Saugatuck Technology has also predicted that Business Process Utilities will emerge as the preferred means of consuming horizontal / commoditized BPO offerings by 2015. Also, the primary users of PaaS will be system integrators through 2015. The research firm attributes this to the aggregation of demand, greater resources and expertise, and openness to risk-taking absent in most enterprises.

Elaborating further on the current business environment Saugatuck Technology says that critical business change is occurring across supply chains, vendor / provider relationships, and customer relationships. This change is happening partly due to the adoption of Cloud IT and Cloud Business models, and also because of globalization and new sourcing innovations such as Business-Process-as-a-Service (BPaaS), Business Process Utilities (BPU) and Crowdsourcing.

Looking forward, the traditional systems integration services market will decline in terms of overall market opportunity, and this will give way to new services and channel opportunities due to the Cloud.

In the coming years, Cloud services providers will reap rich rewards as they adopt Cloud IT and Cloud Business, adds Saugatuck Technology.

By Anuradha Shukla

Sorry, comments are closed for this post.

Popular

Cloud Computing – A Requirement For Greater Innovation

Cloud Computing – A Requirement For Greater Innovation

Cloud computing – Greater Innovation! Sao Paulo, Brazil has had trouble with both energy and water supplies as of late. Despite it is the rainy period. Unfortunately Sao Paulo is very dependent on its rain as a majority of its power is generated from large dams. No water, no energy. Difficult situation for a city…

Five Signs The Internet of Things Is About To Explode

Five Signs The Internet of Things Is About To Explode

The Internet of Things Is About To Explode By 2020, Gartner estimates that the Internet of Things (IoT) will generate incremental revenue exceeding $300 billion worldwide. It’s an astoundingly large figure given that the sector barely existed three years ago. We are now rapidly evolving toward a world in which just about everything will become…

4 Different Types of Attacks – Understanding the “Insider Threat”

4 Different Types of Attacks – Understanding the “Insider Threat”

Understanding the “Insider Threat”  The revelations that last month’s Sony hack was likely caused by a disgruntled former employee have put a renewed spotlight on the insider threat. The insider threat first received attention after Edward Snowden began to release all sorts of confidential information regarding national security. While many called him a hero, what…

The Cloud In 2015: Eight Trends To Look For

The Cloud In 2015: Eight Trends To Look For

The Cloud In 2015 For organizations of all sizes, in 2014 the cloud emerged as a critical part of the default consideration set when implementing any new application – in large part due to the cloud’s proven ability to handle data storage and processing demands in an elastic manner, improved verifiable standards around data security and…

The History Of Back-Ups

The History Of Back-Ups

The History of Back-Ups There’s no doubt about it – we are spoilt. With external hard-drives, CDs, USB memory sticks, SD cards, online storage and multiple devices with vast memories we can save, access and back up our data more easily and more efficiently than ever before. (Image Source: Maxim Yurin, SoftLogica)  It’s not always been…

Recent

Thinking About Doing Business In China? Consider This…

Thinking About Doing Business In China? Consider This…

Doing Business in China? Consider This…  China’s economy continues to outperform both regional and global markets with double-digit growth for the last decade. IDC believes China’s GDP will maintain growth around 7.2% until 2020, allowing GDP to reach US$18 trillion or 17% of the world total. And with a population of over 1.35 billion people,…

Big Tech Trends For The 21st Century

Big Tech Trends For The 21st Century

Tech Trends For The 21st Century When the historians of the future look back on the 21st century, what will they say? Inevitably, the biggest stories in the coming century will be political and environmental – wars, revolutions, and natural disasters always dominate historical memory. But perhaps more than any previous epoch, the 21st century…

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Inferiority Complex

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Inferiority Complex

By Al Johnson Are you looking to supercharge your Newsletter, Powerpoint presentation, Social media campaign or Website? Our universally recognized tech related comics can help you. Contact us for information on our commercial licensing rates. About Latest Posts Anuradha Latest posts by Anuradha (see all) Dialogic Enables Cloud-Based Voice and Video Application Development – November…

Sponsored Posts

Moving From Email Into The Cloud

Moving From Email Into The Cloud

Mobile Collaboration In The Cloud Imagine that you, as a manager, are told by the powers that be that you have to find “efficiencies” within your department that will result in one million dollars of savings annually. You struggle with this. You send an email to everyone on your senior team. “Where can we save…

Contact Us

Contact Us
Sending
cisco_logo_100x100 vmware citrix100
Site 24x7 200px-KPMG


Contributor Spotlight

Established in 2009, CloudTweaks is recognized as one of the leading influencers in cloud computing, big data and internet of things (IoT) information. Our goal is to continue to build our growing information portal, by providing the best in-depth articles, interviews, event listings, whitepapers, infographics and much more.

Branded Content Programs

Advertising