Dallas, Texas (PressExposure) August 24, 2011 -- The Index is part of the classification system included in, "Cloud Sourcing the Corporation" by Ben Trowbridge, founder and CEO of Alsbridge, Inc., which helps cloud sourcing buyers make knowledgeable decisions through reviews of the cloud solution type, provider type, degree of customer control and unique features and characteristics of 100 different cloud provider delivery models.
"Industry research indicates that 50-60 percent of organizations will embrace cloud computing over the next five years," says Trowbridge. "The research available in 'Cloud Sourcing the Corporation' provides unbiased advice for IT executives on their journey to the cloud."
The book, which is available in eBook and paperback at leading online retailers, has received positive reviews from both IT executives and leading industry analysts. "The Cloud Sourcing 100 Index is an amazing leap forward. My hat's off to Alsbridge for giving us all a resource to make informed decisions," stated Andrew Peel, CIO of ACE Overseas Group.
"Trowbridge delivers a no-nonsense guide to enterprise IT executives seeking to understand how to approach Cloud Computing as part of their broader IT sourcing strategies. From describing the beginnings of the Cloud revolution through to advice on developing a Cloud roadmap and executing contractual terms, this is a comprehensive guide for IT executives. This book helps sift through much of the noise that is confusing the IT industry as it arrives at a powerful inflection point," stated Phil Fersht, founder and CEO of HfS Research.
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About Alsbridge Inc.
Alsbridge provides world class sourcing advisory and benchmarking services for IT, finance and sourcing executives. With over 150 consultants located globally, we've helped hundreds of companies reduce costs and get more value from their vendors. Our experienced consultants leverage proprietary tools and information databases to identify and engage the optimal vendors for your situation, negotiate best practice terms at fair market prices, and improve the way you work with your vendors. Alsbridge clients utilize the most cost effective and value added sources globally for IT infrastructure services, hardware and maintenance, network services, software and maintenance, application support and development, business processes and cloud services. Our commitment to delivering value to our clients has made Alsbridge a distinguished member of the 2010 Inc. 500 fastest growing privately held companies in America.