We’ll see more big cloud deals next year. Here’s why: The big enterprise tech companies are losing market share to the cloud, so they are looking to buy back the market share they are losing.
Indeed, cloud computing is eroding big enterprise tech providers’ profitability by removing hardware and software from enterprise data centers. Although many promote cloud computing, it’s the traditional stuff where they make their big margins.
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So, understanding that you’ll see more of these acquisitions, how should you think about these huge deals in light of your enterprise cloud strategy?
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