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Develop an As-A-Service Business Model with These Guides

The global cloud computing market will reach $947 billion in 2026. It’s time to get in on it. 

February 8, 2022 · 2 min read
Meredith Wheeler, Sesh Coworking

You may not know this, but cloud computing is expected to grow exponentially in the coming years. Analysts expect the global cloud computing market size to reach $1,251 billion — yes, a whopping 1.25 trillion — by 2028.1 Given that growth, there’s an exciting opportunity for an As-A-Service business model to flourish in the near future.

As-a-service business models include:

  • SaaS
  • IaaS
  • PaaS

Ready to find out more?  

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We invite you to access the free WIC Cloud Solution Building suite of how-to guides. Available now in the USB Project Entrepreneur Community, each of these five step-by-step guides is ready to walk you through expert tips and insights. Between these and offer helpful tools, you will be able to bring your cloud-based idea to life — and to market! 

Let’s go over what you’ll take away from each guide.

Guide 1: Cloud Solution Fundamentals

Firstly, start by learning the fundamentals of:

  • cloud computing
  • cloud solution building
  • how to find your potential customers and pitch to them

Guide 2: Building a Cloud Ready Solution

Equally important, our next guide will navigate you through the stages of product development and getting your cloud-based solution enterprise-ready. 

Guide 3: Enterprise Cloud Business Modeling

Following that, learn how to set up the pricing structure of your cloud business effectively. This guide includes a walk-through of pricing models and handy estimator tools.

Guide 4: Planning Your Cloud Deal

Next, get ready to win over corporate customers and build strategic partnerships. We’ll teach you to nail your pitch and identify any missed opportunities to improve your position in the market.

Guide 5: Building Your Successful GTM Plan

Finally, get ready to launch your product to the right audience, with the right messaging, at the right time, and pick up some handy tips for hosting a winning B2B Webinar along the way!

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1Source: Cloud Computing Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Service (SaaS, IaaS), By Enterprise Size (Large Enterprises, SMEs), By End Use (BFSI, Manufacturing), By Deployment, And Segment Forecasts, 2021 – 2028 conducted by Grand View Research, Inc.