The Public Cloud Journey: Using Consulting and Managed Services, Part 3 - Five Key Components
This is the final installment in a series of research notes that explore the role played by consulting and managed service providers in public cloud environments. In the first two parts of this series, we discussed the value proposition of these third-party service providers in helping clients get started with understanding public cloud environments and moving through the journey of migrating applications and leveraging cloud native features. This Research Note explores scenarios where managed service providers (MSPs) are better equipped than in-house IT teams for monitoring the infrastructure and maximizing performance of workloads on the public cloud. In summary, organizations with or without in-house IT competencies can both benefit from managed service providers either from the perspective of bridging a resource/skill gap, or from having access to state-of-the art tools that facilitate application level SLAs and continuous optimization of workloads. Managed services are the final and ongoing stage of an...
 
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  • The Public Cloud Journey: Using Consulting and Managed Services, Part 3 - Five Key Components
    • Summary and Key Takeaway
    • Perspective
    • Impact & Guidance
    • Associated Insights