Cloud Ecosystem for Cloud Service Providers

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  • cloud marketplace

    A cloud marketplace is an online storefront, operated by a cloud provider, through which customers may subscribe to Software as a Service (SaaS) applications that are built on, integrate with or complement the cloud provider's main infrastructure, pl... 

  • cloud broker

    A cloud broker is a third-party individual or business that acts as an intermediary between the purchaser of a cloud computing service and the sellers of that service.   

  • cloud ecosystem

    Cloud ecosystem is a term used to describe the complex system of interdependent components that work together to enable cloud services. 

  • cloud federation

    Cloud federation is the practice of interconnecting service providers' cloud environments to load balance traffic and accommodate spikes in demand. 

About Cloud Ecosystem for Cloud Service Providers

As cloud services evolve, there is a growing awareness that it takes cloud ecosystem partnerships to build a successful cloud computing market. Beyond the necessary cloud infrastructure to build out cloud services, learn how an ecosystem of third parties may be necessary to build a pyramid of cloud services that move up the scale from infrastructure to platforms to software and applications, which sometimes make providers both collaborators and competitors, depending on the market.