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The Business Value of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing offers a host of business benefits that fuel top-line growth while also delivering bottom-line impact.

Riding the Cloud To Improve Your Top- and Bottom-Line Economics (PDF 1.57 MB)
The steps required for successful cloud adoption, including an interactive tool to help organizations assess IT and business benefits.

The Cloud Value Chain Exposed (PDF 2.16 MB)
Key Takeaways for Network Service Providers

The Business Value of Cloud Computing
Cloud computing offers a host of business benefits that fuel top-line growth while also delivering bottom-line impact.
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Cloud Value Proposition
Cloud transforms consumer experience and spurs value creation for Service Providers
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Stairway to Heaven: Five Steps to Cloud Readiness
Cloud computing is an economic shift, not a technology shift. Cloud is gaining momentum because of its compelling economic advantages.
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Customer Success

BT Group (PDF 285 KB)
Cloud-Based Virtual Data Center Helps BT Improve Performance, Scalability, Efficiency, and Customer Satisfaction

Cisco Consulting Services and Savvis: Accelerating the Cloud Market (PDF 583 KB)
Cisco Consulting Services performed original research and helped Savvis to develop a go-to-market strategy for managed cloud services.

New Operating Model Helps Vodafone Generate Incremental Revenue, Cut Costs, and Improve Time to Market (PDF 673 KB)
New operating model helps Vodafone generate incremental revenue, cut costs, and improve time to market.

An Innovative Business Model for Cloud Providers  (PDF - 1 MB)
OneCloud gives service providers a unique platform for quickly launching cloud services, reducing risks, and capturing recurring revenues in a market that’s showing no signs of cooling down.

Enterprise IT Service Provision for Oil and Gas Industry  (PDF - 989 KB)
Unearthing Value for the Oil and Gas Industry

Oil and Gas Megaprojects  (PDF - 1.20 MB)
Using Technology and Collaboration To Drive a Step Change in Value

Connected Services: New Manufacturing Models Increase Revenue Growth(PDF - 1.53 MB)
Connected services offer manufacturers the opportunity to develop new business models and create profitable new revenue streams.

Electronics-ization in Automotive (PDF - 751 KB)
Reinventing the Industry Model To Boost Profitable Innovation

Workstyle Innovation (PDF - 1.31 MB)
A Proven Methodology for Productivity Improvement and Organizational Effectiveness
Japanese (PDF - 1.46 MB)

Enterprise Journey to the Clouds  (PDF 2.42 MB)
Understanding decision makers' current and forward thinking, strategy, and implementation around cloud, including their answers to the overarching question: "How is the enterprise journey to the cloud progressing?"

Riding the Cloud To Improve Your Top- and Bottom-Line Economics (PDF 1.58 MB)
The steps required for successful cloud adoption, including an interactive tool to help organizations assess IT and business benefits.

Achieving Retail Agility: Is Cloud Computing the Answer? (PDF 972 KB)
Cloud computing encompasses a combination of well-tested IT best practices that are already speeding time to market, accelerating innovation, lowering costs, and improving management for leading retailers.

Cisco Consulting Services Predicts Emergence of Global Connected Marketplaces (PDF 135 KB)
How Companies Can Use the Cloud To Adapt and Thrive in a Rapidly Shifting Financial Marketplace

Network Service Providers as Cloud Providers
Survey results that show migration to Cloud Computing is happening fast. The survey points to a compelling economic proposition for enterprises and significant opportunities for service providers.
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What Do SMBs Want from Commercial-Services Providers? (PDF 1.77 MB)
Insights from Cisco's U.S. Research on SMB Services Delivery

Cloud Computing and the Digital Divide (PDF 405 KB)
Transforming SMBs in Emerging Markets

Consumer Cloud Demand (PDF 1.12 MB)
Based on Connected Life Market Watch research from Cisco's Internet Business Solutions Group, this presentation discusses how service providers can significantly increase adoption of Connected Life services by strategically including cloud enhancements with their offerings.
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SMB Public Cloud Adoption: Opening a Hidden Market (PDF 693 KB)
Public cloud service providers that offer SaaS capabilities to micro-SMBs will uncover a large incremental—and highly profitable—market.

New Cisco Consulting Services Research Reveals Dramatic Growth in Cloud Interest Among SMBs (PDF 758 KB)
Recent survey research focused on the interest of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in cloud and managed services.

Connected Life Market Watch: Service Delivery and Consumer Cloud (U.S.) (PDF 735 KB)
Consumers are more likely to adopt Connected Life services when they include cloud enhancements. In a recent survey, 75 percent of consumers said that it was "critical, differentiating, or mandatory" for SPs to offer at least one cloud enhancement.

Small Businesses Ride the Cloud: SMB Cloud Watch
Understand the specific role and opportunity for service providers, and how they might differentiate their cloud offers to SMBs.
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Cloud Computing in the Public Sector
Great opportunities and significant challenges posed by cloud computing for the public sector.
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Cloud Computing in the Public Sector (PDF 952 KB)
Public Manager's Guide to Evaluating and Adopting Cloud Computing