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Elias Khnaser
Research Director
1 years at Gartner
18 years IT Industry

Elias Khnaser is a Research Director in the Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). He works in the Cloud and Virtualization Strategy group, covering public and hybrid cloud computing, end-user computing, and virtualization. Areas of focus include cloud computing technology, cloud service providers, IaaS, DaaS, virtual desktops and application delivery. Read Full Bio

Just Published: New Scorecards for AWS, Azure, GCP and OCI Cloud IaaS

by Elias Khnaser  |  August 1, 2018

Gartner has just published the updated cloud IaaS scores for Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and for the first time, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). These scores are based on the updated version of the Evaluation Criteria (EC) for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service which published in May 2018. What’s new […]

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Assessing the Strengths and Weaknesses of High-Value IaaS and PaaS Multicloud Use Cases – Vlog

by Elias Khnaser  |  January 21, 2018

In this vlog, i introduce you to my latest research “Assessing the Strengths and Weaknesses of High-Value IaaS and PaaS Multicloud Use Cases”. The research is geared towards technical professionals that are increasingly adopting multicloud strategies for risk mitigation, portability, reduced lock-in, M&As and future cloud provider innovation. This research outlines the strengths and weaknesses […]

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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 for Technical Professional (GTP) clients access to in-depth technical assessment of the three major cloud IaaS providers. The updated in-depth assessments research and scores are […]

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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 scenario. After asking the client for clarification, I discovered that they were concerned about AWS’ ability to guarantee capacity when/if a large number of organizations […]

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Meet the New Gartner Analyst

by Elias Khnaser  |  April 17, 2015

Are you “stuck” trying to figure out which public cloud service provider to choose? Are you looking at ways to use IaaS? Like relocating on-premises applications, deploying new applications, DR, DaaS etc….? Are you considering an end to end End-user Computing strategy? Here at Gartner, it’s my job to consider and help you answer such […]

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