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Just Published: New Assessments of AWS, Azure and GCP Cloud IaaS

by Marco Meinardi  |  March 13, 2018

Gartner has just published the updated cloud IaaS scores for Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Gartner clients are normally used to see these updates...

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New Research: How To Manage Public Cloud Costs on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure

by Marco Meinardi  |  November 27, 2017

Today, I am proud to announce that I just published new research (available here) on how to manage public IaaS and PaaS cloud costs on AWS and Microsoft Azure. The...

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Microsoft Inspired to Go Vertical and Stop Selling Licenses

by Stephen White  |  July 12, 2017

During the past week news of a Microsoft restructure has surfaced, details of the changes being made had been kept under wraps until Microsoft’s FY was complete. Some twelve months...

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New IaaS scores for AWS, Azure and Google based on Gartner’s 234 Evaluation Criteria for Cloud IaaS

by Elias Khnaser  |  July 19, 2016

Gartner has published the updated cloud IaaS scores for AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform. These research documents are among the most anticipated research that we publish. It gives Gartner...

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Cloud First Licensing - Boosting Microsoft's Race to the Cloud

by Stephen White  |  February 4, 2016

We're less than 6 weeks into 2016 and Microsoft are bringing changes to their licensing thick and fast - let's look at three of those introduced in the February Product Terms update...

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What if there was a run on resources at AWS and Azure?

by Elias Khnaser  |  April 17, 2015

During a recent inquiry, a client asked me how they could purchase “guaranteed capacity” at AWS in the event of a disaster. Frankly, I had never even considered such a...

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Visualizing the Discipline of Cloud Architecture

by Richard Watson  |  February 9, 2015

Cloud architecture is a hot topic in my Gartner client discussions. Experienced architects understand that cloud represents a discontinuity in established patterns and we need new architecture models and practices...

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Further Q&A from AWS vs Azure Webinar

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  September 25, 2014

Last week I conducted a Gartner webinar comparing Amazon Web Services against Microsoft Azure.  You can watch the replay here. There were an incredible number of questions that came in...

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AWS 2Q14 and why the sky is not falling

by Lydia Leong  |  July 28, 2014

Amazon posted weaker 2Q 2014 results for Amazon Web Services, leading some to speculate about competitive pressures despite continued enormous growth in usage. Investors are asking, probably reasonably, what's going...

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Microsoft launches VS 2013 - but wait, there's more

by Tom Murphy  |  November 13, 2013

Microsoft launched its 2013 suite of development tools today and it made me think over the evolution of development environments, from tools focused on making individuals productive to tools that...

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