Disruption from below: The emergence of Amazon, eBay, Google, and Yahoo! as on-demand service providers

IDC – In a future where utility computing is the dominant IT provisioning model, traditional IT services companies could find themselves displaced by a new breed of provider, according to a new report from IDC. "The combination of newer players and the disruptive nature of utility computing could radically alter not only the landscape of current players known for provisioning IT, and even communications, services, but also the ecosystem of players and the fundamental process of provisioning such services" said David Tapper, director of IT Outsourcing, Utility, and Offshore Services. (Free registration is required to read the full report.)

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