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This model allows organizations to quickly and easily classify workloads used within the enterprise.


  • The model is easy to use and enables users to capture a wide range of information for workload classification.

Features and Benefits

  • Reports the percentage of each type of workload according to four categories: on-premise, contract-based, as-a-service, and cloud.
  • Includes built-in categorization of workloads based on simple, easy-to-understand terms.

Key questions answered

  • How are workloads being delivered currently and how does that compare to the organization's stated strategy?
  • What are the areas of risk if all workloads are delivered using one approach?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Ovum's Workload Classification Model


  • Further reading
  • Author

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