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Wanted - Cloud IaaS Expert

by Lydia Leong  |  March 22, 2012

Back in December, I blogged about five reasons you should work at Gartner with me, and I've pleased to announce that Doug Toombs (formerly of Tier 1 Research / 451...

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Introducing the new Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud IaaS

by Lydia Leong  |  December 13, 2011

I'm happy to announce that the new Gartner Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service has been published. (Client-only link. Non-clients can read a reprint.) This is a...

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Cloud IaaS is a lot more than just self-service VMs

by Lydia Leong  |  November 16, 2011

One year ago, when we did our 2010 hosting/cloud Magic Quadrant, you were doing pretty well as a service provider if you had a bare-minimum cloud IaaS offering -- a...

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Managed Hosting and Cloud IaaS Magic Quadrant

by Lydia Leong  |  November 14, 2011

We're wrapping up our Public Cloud IaaS Magic Quadrant (the drafts will be going out for review today or tomorrow), and we've just formally initiated the Managed Hosting and Cloud...

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In cloud IaaS, developers are face of business buyers

by Lydia Leong  |  November 10, 2011

I originally started writing this blog post before Forrester's James Staten made a post called "Public Clouds Prove I&O Pros Are From Venus And Developers Are From Mars", and reading...

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Common service provider myths about cloud infrastructure

by Lydia Leong  |  November 9, 2011

We're currently in the midst of agenda planning for 2012, which is a fancy way to say that we're trying to figure out what we're going to write next year....

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Improving the Internet bottleneck for Hybrid Cloud connections

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  August 12, 2011

In my recently published Gartner IT1 guidance document, “Moving Applications to the Cloud: Finding Your Right Path”, I highlighted a major contributing factor to the failure of VM to cloud...

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What CenturyLink is Getting with Savvis

by Lydia Leong  |  April 27, 2011

I scribbled off a quick blog post on the CenturyLink acquisition of Savvis but didn't have time to delve into it in detail at the time. This is a bit...

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CenturyLink buys Savvis

by Lydia Leong  |  April 27, 2011

Ever since Verizon bought Terremark, and Time Warner Cable bought NaviSite earlier this year, people have speculated about the fate of Savvis. Well, today we know: CenturyLink is buying Savvis....

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AWS now has a checkmark, but misses the point

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  March 29, 2011

Amazon recently announced a new feature in their Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).  Customers that have a VPC can now choose to deploy “dedicated instances” into their VPC that run on...

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