CSP Business Models
Service Provider Competencies
Every SP is unique, there is no one standard definition. SPs may have different competencies but many have overlapping services.
Service Providers are Evolving
*As the industry converges on the cloud opportunity from all directions, Service Providers, Hosters, Telcos and Outsourcers are all seeking ways to differentiate beyond basic IaaS offerings, which are effectively table stakes now. Cloud Service Providers, like Colos, will increasingly attempt to differentiate on services and relationships, leaving the 'hyperscale' operators with a price advantage - 451 Research