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IDC's Worldwide Private Cloud Taxonomy, 2018

IDC's Worldwide Private Cloud Taxonomy, 2018

This IDC study provides a detailed description of IDC's worldwide private cloud market taxonomy. Enterprise private clouds remain critical parts of most IT organizations' datacenter modernization plans, especially for those that may be considering the movement of some existing workloads as well as components of new composite workloads off public cloud IaaS. A new generation of private cloud built on a standard hardware (e.g., hyperconverged) platform and a software-defined foundation are enabling delivery of new cloud-based services to local communities of users/things in local rather to centralized internal datacenters. These new private cloud solutions will be offered increasingly via consumption/subscription-based as-a-service models that enable rapid deployment and expansion, continuous enhancement, and a dramatic reduction in the time/effort required for patches, upgrades, or migrations."Greater consistency in packaging, cloud integration, and consumption models will make private clouds a critical component in organizations' efforts to extend digital transformation to the edge of the business." — Richard Villars, vice president, Datacenter and Cloud, IDC

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IDC's Worldwide Private Cloud Taxonomy
Private Cloud Taxonomy Changes for 2018
Taxonomy Overview
A Note on Why IDC Created a Private Cloud Taxonomy
Definitions
Private Cloud Infrastructure Components
Private Cloud Infrastructure Hardware
Converged and Hyperconverged Systems
Private Cloud System Infrastructure Software
Private Cloud Deployment Options
Enterprise Private Clouds
Dedicated Cloud-as-a-Service Solutions
Hosted Private Cloud Service
Local Cloud as a Service
Private Cloud Services
Cloud Professional Services
Managed Cloud Services
Managed Cloud Services Primary and Secondary Markets
Secondary Markets of Managed Cloud Services
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