IT Outsourcing Firm or Cloud Provider? The line keeps blurring.

August 7, 2012

The Gartner Gang reports that cloud computing represents the fastest-growing segment of the IT outsourcing market.  While still a relatively small piece of this market, it points to a blurring between solutions. Are cloud providers — especially Infrastructure or Platform-as-a-Service vendors — IT outsourcers? Are IT outsourcers and systems integrators becoming cloud vendors? What’s the difference anymore?