Cloud Computing is "Creatively Destroying" the Traditional ITO Market
An Alsbridge Whitepaper
The existing technology market is being destroyed to make way for the new cloud services world. Cloud providers, leveraging virtualization, automation and their investments in infrastructure can provide a dizzying array of IT services from 30-75 percent cheaper than traditional IT providers. And they can do this using a variety of delivery models.
That makes this brave new world of cloud computing attractive especially as companies emerge from the global recession. But an immature market provides both opportunities and pitfalls for today's CIO. Early mistakes can send cloud buyers a long way down the wrong path.
In this article, Ben Trowbridge, CEO of Alsbridge, and author of, "Cloud Sourcing the Corporation" talks to Outsourcing Center Senior Editor, Beth Ellyn Rosenthal, about the radically changing ITO landscape and the creative destruction of the IT services market. Ben also provides tips for buyers on how to proceed while the market is in a state of flux. Caveat emptor!
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