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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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Oracle's next-gen cloud IaaS offering

by Lydia Leong  |  September 20, 2016

Oracle has made multiple previous attempts to enter the cloud IaaS market -- most recently (early this year), with the Oracle Compute Cloud. At Oracle OpenWorld this week, however, Oracle...

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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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