Kyle Hilgendorf

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Evaluation Criteria for Public Cloud IaaS Providers

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  April 16, 2012  |  Comments Off

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. “Evaluation Criteria for Public Cloud IaaS Providers” (Gartner for Technology Professionals subscription required) is the result of a year worth of customer interactions and personal [...]

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Auditors: A problem to CSP transparency

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  February 3, 2012  |  9 Comments

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 very regular basis, I take calls from Gartner clients about the challenges in evaluating CSPs and the frustration with the lack of published information that [...]

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Improving Cloud Provider Assessment

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  December 16, 2011  |  2 Comments

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 in fact, that I presented an “Evaluating Cloud Providers” session at our Gartner Catalyst 2011 conference as well as a free Gartner webinar (which is [...]

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Evaluating Cloud Providers

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  August 23, 2011  |  1 Comment

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 evaluating cloud providers.  Below are my thoughts from the sessions.

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