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Cloud Services Brokerage (CSB) Delivers the Perfect Blend of Multiple Cloud Offerings
The cloud services brokerage and enablement market is broadly segmented by Cloud Brokerage Enablement and Cloud Brokerage, and Cloud services Brokerage are further segmented by type,geographies & type of service consumers.
The rapidly rising trend of business process migration to the cloud and the dire need to seamlessly integrate multiple processes on the cloud has led to the evolution of cloud services brokerage (CSB). The challenge of managing multiple cloud providers and their offerings, along with the diverse set of solutions such as customer relationship management (CRM), Enterprise application integration (EAI), and accounting has haunted organizations for years together, owing to various complexities.
With evolving IT needs and an exhaustive cloud-centric portfolio, end users are now demanding a choice of public, modular, near-cloud application, cloud services and in-house proprietary systems, thereby broadening the opportunities for cloud brokers. As Cloud Services Brokerage (CSB) Market have the potential to help cloud providers in delivering the perfect blend of multiple cloud offerings, they are very well positioned to distinguish themselves in the cloud ecosystem.
A cloud broker holds the ability to integrate the entire cloud ecosystem, connecting hardware players such as IBM, HP and Dell; software players such as Microsoft and Citrix; IaaS, PaaS, SaaS providers such as Google, Amazon and Rackspace, and many other prominent players in the cloud industry. This innovative concept provides end users with the flexibility to choose and customize multiple services from multiple providers, thereby ensuring a seamless integration between software, infrastructure platforms, and security and virtualization offerings, from an exhaustive list of options to choose from.
Furthermore, CSB facilitates the dynamic sourcing of services and capacity, acts as the integrator of services to a customer, and provides workload management, including traditional ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library-related services) compliance and governance functions. A cloud management broker provides organizations with a single point of entry into multiple clouds, thereby taking care of their data management and ensuring inter-operability with one-another.
The cloud services brokerage and enablement market is still at a nascent stage and is expected to mature rapidly with the growing need of companies for cloud based business solutions. MarketsandMarkets has estimated the global cloud brokerage market to reach $10.5 billion by 2018.
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