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These third-party companies and consultants mediate between your company and a cloud service provider
By: AppNeta Blog
Mar. 24, 2017 02:45 PM
What Is a Cloud Broker, Anyway?
We've all had that feeling before: The feeling that you're missing something that everyone else is in on. For today's IT leaders, that feeling might come up when you hear talk about cloud brokers.
Meanwhile, you head back into your office and deal with your ever-growing shadow IT problem. But the cloud-broker whispers and your shadow IT issues are linked.
If you're wondering "what the heck is a cloud broker?" we've got you covered.
Cloud Brokers – Like Stockbrokers for SaaS Apps
The same is true of cloud brokers.
These third-party companies and consultants mediate between your company and a cloud service provider. Depending on your company's stage in the buyer's journey, a cloud broker could serve a number of different purposes:
The market for these cloud broker services is still young. But if you're an IT leader, brokers may not be necessary, no matter how mature their businesses are.
That's the key to this whole topic - why aren't business stakeholders coming to you and your IT team during these cloud purchase processes?
IT as a Cloud Broker-The Key to Success in Modern Business
Unfortunately, research shows that business leaders don't have that level of trust in IT when it comes to cloud purchases.
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