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Marco Meinardi
Research Director
1 years at Gartner
18 years IT Industry

Marco Meinardi is a Research Director within Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). Mr. Meinardi focuses on public cloud, cloud management, cloud adoption strategy and IaaS provider comparison and selection. Read Full Bio

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 coming once a year, but this time we decided to publish a quick incremental update, which is still based on last year’s 236-point Evaluation Criteria (EC) […]

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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 centers into API endpoints. We’re being asked the same question today, when a CMP is used to manage public clouds. At Gartner Catalyst 2017 – […]

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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 kind of trend or direction from the overall conference. However, it was simply succeeding in providing a single and narrow perspective. AWS have simply tried […]

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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 research illustrates a multicloud governance framework that organizations can use to successfully plan, track and optimize cloud spending on an ongoing basis. The note also […]

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