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Gartner’s cloud IaaS assessments, 2019 edition

by Lydia Leong  |  July 30, 2019

We’ve just completed our 2019 evaluations of cloud IaaS providers, resulting in a new Magic Quadrant, Critical Capabilities, and six Solution Scorecards -- one for each of the providers included...

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Updating Gartner’s cloud IaaS evaluation criteria

by Lydia Leong  |  July 30, 2019

In February of this year, we revised the Evaluation Criteria for Cloud IaaS (Gartner paywall). The evaluation criteria (now rebranded Solution Criteria) are essentially the sort of criteria that prospective...

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The Future of Database Management Systems Is Cloud

by Merv Adrian  |  June 23, 2019

On Friday, 20-June-2019, Gartner published new research titled "The Future of the DBMS Market Is Cloud" by Donald Feinberg, Merv Adrian and Adam Ronthal. The thesis: cloud is now the default...

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Networking in the Public Cloud

by Andrew Lerner  |  May 14, 2019

We see quite a few network teams treating networking inside the public cloud (i.e., AWS, Azure, GCE) as “not my problem”. The scary thing is that IaaS networking capabilities are...

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Open Shares in the Trenches

by Jay Heiser  |  January 4, 2019

Today’s open sharing of sensitive files from the public cloud parallels an information warfare problem from 1916. It should remind us that security always takes a back seat when there’s...

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10 Years of Cloud Security

by Jay Heiser  |  June 1, 2018

10 years ago this week, Gartner released Assessing the Security Risks of Cloud Computing  Although we had written several research notes in 2007 discussing SaaS security, the 2008 note co-authored...

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Equating IT Modernization to Business Innovation

by Andrew White  |  April 23, 2018

A McKinsey report this week titled, "Cloud Adoption to Accelerate IT Modernization", tackles a topic I have been keen to explore with clients in the last couple of years: What...

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Salesforce Faces The Future And Acts On It

by Yefim Natis  |  March 29, 2018

It’s not a secret that for years Salesforce leadership did not see integration important to its success. Many have suggested that they reconsider and none succeeded. Until now. What has changed? Traditional integration end-points...

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How to Talk Cloud to Business Leaders, part 2

by Andrew White  |  February 13, 2018

As an old supply chain leader (professionally, pre-Gartner days) I was drawn to an article that appeared in my inbox, written to a supply chain user:  "Fundamentals of Cloud Computing...

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How to Talk Cloud to Business Leaders

by Andrew White  |  December 7, 2017

  As an old supply chain leader (professionally pre-Gartner days) I was drawn to an article that appeared in my inbox, written to a supply chain user:  "Fundamentals of Cloud...

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