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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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Stop Agonizing Over GDPR Opt-In Emails and Start Thinking about How Your Use of Cloud Impacts GDPR Compliance

by Richard Watson  |  May 25, 2018

Are you thinking About Your cloud providers and the GDPR? You should be. Using IaaS cloud service providers to process personal data introduces new risks. If you use Cloud providers,...

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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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Upcoming Research: Cloud Management Platforms

by Marco Meinardi  |  January 22, 2018

At Gartner, we’re often asked how to select cloud management platforms (CMP). We’ve been asked that question in the past, when a CMP was the software to transform virtualized data...

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Serverless, Servers and Cloud Management at AWS re:Invent 2017

by Marco Meinardi  |  December 7, 2017

In the last few days, the press has been dominated by countless interpretations of the myriad of AWS re:Invent announcements. Every article I read was trying (hard) to extract some...

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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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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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