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Gartner's cloud IaaS assessments, 2016 edition

by Lydia Leong  |  August 11, 2016

We're pleased to announce that the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure, Worldwide has been published. (Link requires a Gartner subscription. If you're not a Gartner client, there are free...

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Open invitation to MSP partners of hyperscale cloud providers

by Lydia Leong  |  June 29, 2016

Back in January, I announced the creation of a new Gartner Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers. This MQ will evaluate MSPs that deliver managed services on...

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Introducing the new Hyperscale Cloud MSP Magic Quadrant

by Lydia Leong  |  January 25, 2016

As has been noted in Doug Toombs's blog post ("Important Updates for Gartner’s Hosting Magic Quadrants in 2016>"), I will be leading the introduction of a new Gartner Magic Quadrant...

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Recommended reading for 2016 Cloud IaaS Magic Quadrant

by Lydia Leong  |  January 19, 2016

I am beginning the process of refreshing Gartner's global Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS. Research will be conducted during Q1 and is currently targeted for publication in May, continuing our...

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Recommended reading for 2015 Cloud IaaS Magic Quadrants

by Lydia Leong  |  January 7, 2015

We are beginning the process of refreshing Gartner's global Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS, along with the regional Magic Quadrants for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting. We are also introducing a new...

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The 2014 Cloud IaaS Magic Quadrant

by Lydia Leong  |  May 30, 2014

Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, 2014, has just been released (see the client-only interactive version, or the free reprint). If you're a Gartner client, you can...

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Reflections on the OpenStack Atlanta summit

by Lydia Leong  |  May 14, 2014

When I wrote a research note called Don't Let OpenStack Hype Distort Your Selection of a Cloud Management Platform in 2012, in September 2012, I took quite a bit of...

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The end of the beginning of cloud computing

by Lydia Leong  |  January 28, 2014

As my colleague Daryl Plummer has put it: We're at the end of the beginning phase of cloud computing. As 2014 dawns, we're moving into an era of truly mainstream...

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Recommended reading for 2014 Cloud IaaS and Managed Hosting Magic Quadrants

by Lydia Leong  |  January 14, 2014

If you're a service provider interested in participating in the research process for Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS (see the call for vendors), or the regional Magic Quadrants for...

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Foundational Gartner research notes for cloud IaaS and managed hosting, 2014

by Lydia Leong  |  January 14, 2014

With the refresh of the Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS, and the evolution of the regional Magic Quadrants for Managed Hosting into Magic Quadrants for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, I am...

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