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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service


Public cloud compute infrastructure as a service (on-demand virtual data center services on shared infrastructure) is a still-maturing, rapidly evolving market. Each vendor has a unique offering, and the sourcing of these services must be done with care.

Published: 08 December 2011

ID: G00226914

Analyst(s): Lydia Leong , Ted Chamberlin

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Magic Quadrant

  • Market Overview
    • Market Definition/Description
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Amazon Web Services
    • AT&T
    • Bluelock
    • Carpathia Hosting
    • CSC
    • Datapipe
    • GoGrid
    • IBM
    • iland
    • Joyent
    • NaviSite
    • OpSource
    • Rackspace
    • Savvis
    • SoftLayer
    • Tata Communications
    • Terremark
    • Tier 3
    • Virtacore Systems

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  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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