IDC cloud research helps identify new business models being adopted to implement cloud services including licensing and pricing models, delivery models, budget implications, etc...
Software cloud concerns addressed in IDC research include identifying the biggest cloud opportunities and the enablers for ISVs investigating becoming a cloud service provider.
Key concerns addressed in IDC research include how organizations can keep up with new architectural paradigms and offer more flexibility with less customization and more integration.
IDC's cloud infrastructure research covers spending on infrastructure hardware, software and services as well as spending by organization on cloud-based IT infrastructure services.
Services Around Cloud
Key services concerns addressed by IDC research include what professional services firms' consulting offerings, practice areas, and staffing around cloud are and how they winning deals.
ICT Offerings for Cloud Service Providers
Key concerns addressed by IDC research includes the impact of cloud computing on the datacenter networking architecture.