Increasing Demand for Cloud Aggregators

As cloud technology continues to evolve at a pace most organizations cannot keep up with, the need for cloud aggregators is on the rise. According to leading IT research and advisory company Gartner, Inc., the market is expected to double its size over the next few years, reaching $160 billion by 2018.

But Just What is a Cloud Aggregator?

Simply put, cloud aggregators are high-level consultants or architects who bring together multiple cloud services and offer them as a combined package to customers. The alternative for a company is attempting this in house, which typically results in an unmanageable number of cloud deployments across an organization. But by working with a cloud aggregator, Gartner indicates, “A company or other entity adds value to one or more (public or private) cloud services on behalf of on