IDC's European Datacenter Life-Cycle and Private Cloud Services research provides users with a comprehensive view of end-user strategies and priorities of investment in services related to the datacenter, covering the full life cycle of datacenter services, from consulting and integration to operations/outsourcing and support, including full coverage of datacenter-related outsourcing contracts. Key focus areas include private cloud, hosting, and outsourcing. This research will provide service companies with data and qualitative analysis about end users, the market, and the competitive landscape.
- Datacenter consulting, implementation/integration, and managed services
- Datacenter outsourcing, deal signings, and renewals
- On-premises/hosted private cloud strategies and investments
- Professional cloud services
- Competitive positioning of vendors in datacenter services, with a particular focus on cloud
- European Datacenter Services Forecast, 2015–2019
- European Service Vendors' Approach to Cloud — Competitive Analysis and Profiles
- Professional Cloud Services Forecast, 2015–2019 (including hosted private cloud and management of on-premises cloud)
- Outsourcing and Managed Services in Europe, 2015 User Strategies
- European Datacenter Hosting Services Forecast, 2015–2019
- Top 10 vendor market shares for datacenter services, IS outsourcing, and cloud professional services, 2014
In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.
- What are the top priorities for European enterprises investing in datacenters?
- What are the major infrastructure challenges facing enterprise IT management?
- How fast will datacenters migrate to cloud and what professional services are needed?
- What are the key strengths and weakness of the main competitors for cloud and virtualization services?
- How will the hosting and outsourcing markets develop, and how will cloud impact hosting and outsourcing?
IDC's European Datacenter Life-Cycle and Private Cloud Services reviews strategies, market positioning, and future direction of several providers in the European datacenter services market, including:
Accenture, Atos, BT Global Services, Capgemini, Colt, CSC, Dell, EVRY, Fujitsu, HCL, HP, IBM, Indra, KPN, Orange Business Services, Rackspace, Steria, Savvis, TCS, Tieto, T-Systems, and Unisys.
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