Entries Tagged as 'Evaluation'
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 [...]
Category: Cloud Evaluation Gartner IaaS Providers Tags: Cloud, Criteria, Evaluation, Iaas, Providers
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 [...]
Category: Cloud Evaluation Providers Tags: Audit, Cloud, Evaluation, SSAE 16
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 [...]
Category: Cloud CSA Evaluation Providers Tags: Cloud, CSA, Evaluation, 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.
Category: Cloud Evaluation Hosting IaaS Providers Tags: Assessment, Cloud, Evaluation, Providers, Transparency, Vendor Management