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Considerations for cloud vendor selection

CIOs have been tasked to plan and select Cloud Service Providers (CSP) in order to sort through the challenges and complexity of cloud adoption.

Rapid advancement in consumer-focused services from emerging “born in the cloud” start-ups and leading technology organizations have successfully demonstrated how a cloud-enabled business can be disruptive in the market place. 

Cloud offers the opportunity to reduce time to value while increasing business agility to react to ever-increasing consumer demands for instant gratification. CIOs have been tasked to plan and select Cloud Service Providers (CSP) in order to sort through the challenges and complexity of cloud adoption. 

To provide guidance with this, KPMG International has developed a CSP evaluation framework organized into three categories:

  • innovation and value
  • operational capabilities
  • security and compliance.

To learn more about the decision criteria around Cloud Service Providers and the key findings read the PDF Clouds on the Horizon on the kpmg.com/global website.