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Dec 2016 - Web Conference - Doc # US42185016

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2017 Predictions


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Authors: Robert P. Mahowald, Mary Johnston Turner


This IDC Web Conference presents a discussion by analysts from IDC's Cloud Research team on the key predictions that will impact cloud services and cloud infrastructure over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

IDC FutureScape documents are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC FutureScapes are made up of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.


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Asia/Pacific Cloud Services: Cloud Platforms , Asia/Pacific Communications Service Provider Business Transformation Strategies , Australia Cloud Services , BuyerPulse Deals Database: Worldwide Cloud Services (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) , Canadian Cloud Market Forecaster , Canadian Cloud Services: Overview , Canadian Infrastructure and Cloud Solutions , Canadian Strategic Sourcing and Cloud Services , Central and Eastern European Cloud Services , China Cloud Market , China Cloud Services , China Public Cloud Services , Cloud Services: Global Overview , CloudShare 2017 , Developer Demographics, Communities and Skills , Enabling Technologies: Cloud and Enterprise Infrastructure , Enterprise SaaS Professional Services , European Cloud Strategies , European IT and Cloud Infrastructure Services , European Public Cloud: SaaS, PaaS and IaaS , French Cloud Market , IT Cloud and Software-Defined Datacenter Decision Economics , Industry Clouds By Vertical , Infrastructure: Strategies for Cloud Builders , Japan Cloud Services (Japanese Version with Key English Language Reports) , Korea Cloud (Korean Version) , Latin America Private and Public Cloud Model by Workload and Industry 2017 , Managed Cloud Services , Managed and Cloud-Hosted Virtualized Network Services , PaaS: Cloud App Platforms and Developer Services , SaaS and Cloud Software , Security Solutions: Security in the Cloud , Small and Medium Business Markets: Cloud Adoption for Applications, Analytics and Digital Transformation , Software-Defined Compute , Telecommunications: Cloud Communications Providers , Worldwide Public Cloud Forecast by Vertical Market 2015

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Analytic applications, Application development software, Governance, risk and compliance infrastructure, Hybrid clouds, IT operations and implementation, Infrastructure as a service, Integration and process automation middleware, Platform as a service, Public cloud services, Software as a service

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