For what feels like a long time now all we have heard about in the channel is the cloud, how it has disrupted our marketplace, that you must evolve your business with the arrival of cloud, or risk becoming obsolete and the opportunities it brings for vendors and partners alike. You know the next leap in the adoption curve is coming when you see articles like this one released by gartner, around the opportunities that the next phase of cloud brings to our market.
It is always a good idea to be a step ahead of the competition and this article provides some great insights into areas of growth for cloud based services. These centre around consultative services for cloud migration, selection and optimisation services (to name a few) as customers start to fine tune their cloud solutions, looking closely at which applications and workloads they have in the cloud and which cloud solutions are the best fit for their organisation. Be sure to read the article in full, it just might help you add to the list of cloud services you offer your customers.