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Navigating the Microsoft Cloud Marketplace | EP 52

June 04, 2024 Gardner Systems
Navigating the Microsoft Cloud Marketplace | EP 52
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Tech Takeaways
Navigating the Microsoft Cloud Marketplace | EP 52
Jun 04, 2024
Gardner Systems

Welcome back to another insightful episode of Tech Takeaways, where we break down the biggest challenges in technology into bite-sized, easy-to-digest chunks. In this episode, our hosts Jason Fitzgerald and Paul Stringfellow are joined by returning guests Anthony Taylor and Nathan Miller from Bytes.

🔍 Episode Highlights:

Topic: Exploring the shift in how companies procure cloud services using Microsoft's Azure Marketplace.

Discussion Points:

  • The rising trend of procuring SaaS solutions via online marketplaces.
  • Benefits and challenges of using Azure Marketplace for purchasing software.
  • Practical tips for managing procurement through cloud marketplaces.
  • The role of IT resellers and partners in the marketplace ecosystem.

🗣️ Key Insights:

Gartner's Prediction: By 2025, $50 billion worth of SaaS transactions will occur through online marketplaces.
Ease of Use: How marketplaces streamline the procurement process, saving time and reducing billing errors.
Operational Control: Leveraging identity and access management to control who can purchase what in your organization.
Cost Management: Tips for ensuring your marketplace purchases are cost-effective and align with your Azure commitments.

Show Notes

Welcome back to another insightful episode of Tech Takeaways, where we break down the biggest challenges in technology into bite-sized, easy-to-digest chunks. In this episode, our hosts Jason Fitzgerald and Paul Stringfellow are joined by returning guests Anthony Taylor and Nathan Miller from Bytes.

🔍 Episode Highlights:

Topic: Exploring the shift in how companies procure cloud services using Microsoft's Azure Marketplace.

Discussion Points:

  • The rising trend of procuring SaaS solutions via online marketplaces.
  • Benefits and challenges of using Azure Marketplace for purchasing software.
  • Practical tips for managing procurement through cloud marketplaces.
  • The role of IT resellers and partners in the marketplace ecosystem.

🗣️ Key Insights:

Gartner's Prediction: By 2025, $50 billion worth of SaaS transactions will occur through online marketplaces.
Ease of Use: How marketplaces streamline the procurement process, saving time and reducing billing errors.
Operational Control: Leveraging identity and access management to control who can purchase what in your organization.
Cost Management: Tips for ensuring your marketplace purchases are cost-effective and align with your Azure commitments.