Both small and large providers will be affected, but the biggest impact will initially be felt with the largest vendors.
As cloud computing continues to gain a stronger foothold in the business market, IT outsourcing providers will feel an impact. Cloud computing puts lets business put their computing in the cloud, effectively moving it off-site, and turning IT infrastructure that must be maintained into IT services to be consumed. And while the business will be good for some, others will find it disruptive. Cloud computing will drive significant changes in the IT outsourcing market, according to Vikram Watave, vice president of solutions and infrastructure management services at Patni. Some of those changes have already begun to happen. Here's a look at what's ahead.
This article was originally published on 2010-09-24
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