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In 4Q16, Qlik expanded its cloud options for its customers, now positioning three cloud options along Qlik Sense Enterprise. This note reviews Qlik's three cloud options, arguing that analytics should be run where the data is.


  • Qlik's strategy reflects Ovum's view that analytics in the cloud is a logical move in the market. We believe hybrid and portable platforms will dominate the analytics market for the foreseeable future. Building new analytics capabilities in the cloud will be one of the key trends driving the analytics market for the next five years.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand Qlik's cloud strategy and identify the key trends driving the analytics market.
  • Explore how vendors and enterprises will analyze data across sources and locations.

Key questions answered

  • What are the key trends driving the cloud analytics market?
  • How can vendors and enterprises analyze data distributed between different clouds and on premises?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • Analytics in the cloud is logical
  • Hybrid and portability will dominate over the next five years
  • Build new capabilities in the cloud


  • Author

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