Third-party management of private cloud systems, which accounts for 70 percent of the current market, is expected to increase over the next two years, according to “Private Cloud Customer Research,” a report from Technology Business Research. And, according to the report, managed private cloud will dominate as concerns about hybrid integration, complexity and security induce companies to use a systems integrator or private cloud vendor to save time and reduce costs.

“As private cloud matures, growth is entering a different phase that is driven more by the flexibility and ease of management than by just security or cost savings,” said Allan Krans, TBR cloud practice manager and principal analyst. “The skills gap in implementing, migrating and managing private cloud is driving customers to seek vendors that deliver clear end-to-end migration road maps.”

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