The emerging role of the Cloud Services Marketplace
As the world of IT adopts the service-centric model exemplified by the public cloud, there is a growing need for service integration. Whether you are an independent provider delivering cloud and SaaS-type services to external customers, or an enterprise IT team delivering business-level services to internal users, service integration is a critical stage in the evolution of your IT service delivery.
The decision to adopt service-centric delivery is a strategic one, and it requires the right type of infrastructure. A key component of this is a platform capable of taking ‘raw’ services from multiple sources and publishing them in a robust, efficient and easy-to-consume self-service catalog. In this paper we consider just such a platform: the modern Cloud Services Marketplace.
Content Contributors: Dale Vile & Bryan Betts
Bryan Betts is sadly no longing with us. He worked as an analyst at Freeform Dynamics between July 2016 and February 2024, when he tragically passed away following an unexpected illness. We are proud to continue to host Bryan’s work as a tribute to his great contribution to the IT industry.