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Further Q&A from AWS vs Azure Webinar

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  September 25, 2014

Last week I conducted a Gartner webinar comparing Amazon Web Services against Microsoft Azure.  You can watch the replay here. There were an incredible number of questions that came in...

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Devising a Cloud Exit Strategy

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  March 29, 2013

I'm happy to share today that our newest Gartner for Technical Professionals research is out: Devising a Cloud Exit Strategy: Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance. There is very little published...

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Evaluation Criteria for Public Cloud IaaS Providers

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  April 16, 2012

Last week I wrote a short blog on some not-so-common differentiators among public cloud IaaS providers. This week, Gartner published a large corresponding research project that I wanted to highlight....

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Differentiation in IaaS

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  April 11, 2012

I recently took a customer phone dialog regarding key differentiators in a public cloud IaaS offering.  The customer wanted to discuss differentiators among services that are not commonly considered.  The...

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Auditors: A problem to CSP transparency

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  February 3, 2012

I’m pretty vocal when it comes to challenging Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) regarding increasing the amount of public transparency they share with not only customers but with prospects.  On a...

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Improving Cloud Provider Assessment

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  December 16, 2011

I've focused a significant amount of effort in 2011 in assisting our clients through assessments of various cloud providers, namely at the IaaS level.  The topic has been so popular...

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Evaluating Cloud Providers

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  August 23, 2011

I just finished two webinars last week on Evaluating Cloud Providers.  Attendance was really fantastic and I hope our research has helped a variety of companies in their journey of...

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