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Don't boil the ocean to create your cloud

by Lydia Leong  |  September 22, 2020

Many of my client inquiries deal with the seemingly overwhelming complexity of maturing cloud adoption -- especially with the current wave of pandemic-driven late adopters, who are frequently facing business...

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Tiering self-service by user competence

by Lydia Leong  |  August 10, 2020

A nontrivial chunk of my client conversations are centered on the topic of cloud IaaS/PaaS self-service, and how to deal with development teams (and other technical end-user teams, i.e. data...

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Building multicloud expertise

by Lydia Leong  |  July 16, 2020

Building cloud expertise is hard. Building multicloud expertise is even harder. By "multicloud" in this context, I mean "adopting, within your organization, multiple cloud providers that do something similar" (such...

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Refining the Cloud Center of Excellence

by Lydia Leong  |  July 13, 2020

What sort of org structures work well for helping to drive successful cloud adoption? Every day I talk to businesses and public-sector entities about this topic. Some have been successful....

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Finally, private cloud identical to public cloud

by Lydia Leong  |  July 9, 2020

Digging into my archive of past predictions... In a research note on the convergence of public and private cloud, published almost exactly eight years ago in July 2012, I predicted...

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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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Is Public Cloud Cheaper Than Running Your Own Data Center?

by Marco Meinardi  |  November 30, 2018

The question on whether public cloud infrastructure is cheaper than running on-premises data centers keeps coming in client inquiries. Clients realize that most of the answers produced by the industry so far...

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Evaluating Cloud Management Platforms and Tools With The Gartner Toolkit

by Marco Meinardi  |  May 1, 2018

After several months of work, hundreds of customer calls and tens of vendor briefings, it's finally out there: the Gartner's "Evaluation Criteria for Cloud Management Platforms and Tools" has just published...

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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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