Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Japan

Archived Published: 01 March 2017 ID: G00313759


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This new Magic Quadrant for cloud IaaS focuses on the Japanese market, because its players, market characteristics and situations are different from the global market. Gartner recommends I&O leaders use this research to assess cloud IaaS offerings by key players in Japan.

Table of Contents

  • Market Definition/Description
    • Notes on the Japan Version
      • The Difference Between the Global Version and the Japan Version
    • Key Evaluation Points in This Magic Quadrant
      • Publication of Appropriate Information
      • Clear Scenario for Cloudization
      • Training and Certification
      • The Relationship Between the User and System Integrator, and the Cannibalization Situation
      • Go-to-Market Scenario of Cloud IaaS, Based on the Digital Business Vision
    • Notes on Foreign Providers
    • "Better to Have" Attributes for the Japanese Market
  • Magic Quadrant
    • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
      • Amazon Web Services
      • Fujitsu
      • IBM
      • IIJ
      • KDDI
      • Microsoft
      • NEC
      • NTT Communications
      • SoftBank
      • Added
      • Dropped
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Criteria Included in the Global Magic Quadrant, but Not Included in the Japanese Version
    • Mandatory Criteria in the Global Magic Quadrant, but Not Essential in the Japanese Version
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
    • Quadrant Descriptions
      • Leaders
      • Challengers
      • Visionaries
      • Niche Players
  • Context
  • Market Overview
    • Expectations for Providers in Japan
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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