Insight

Has the cloud made managed services obsolete?

SaaS providers now deliver regular updates and five-nines uptime, so do we still need managed services?

David Brown

David Brown

Principal, Advisory, KPMG On Demand Services, KPMG US

Marcus Murph

Marcus Murph

Principal, CIO Advisory, KPMG US

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It’s tempting to think that the cloud has eliminated the need for managed services. Considering that many traditional IT outsourcing providers (ITOs) have yet to adapt to this new reality, that may indeed be the case. But the biggest mistake we see after a move to the cloud is that all-too-many IT leaders underestimate the amount of work required to capitalize on the advantages gained from their cloud transformation. Find out what our advisory leaders think.

Has the cloud made managed services obsolete?
How IT leaders can avoid the pitfalls that come from underestimating the amount of work required to capitalize on the advantages of cloud transformation