Gartner Research

Market Guide for Integrated Infrastructure Systems Cloud Management Platforms

Published: 17 April 2014

ID: G00262840

Analyst(s): Milind Govekar , Donna Scott


After five-plus years, the market for cloud management platforms is still immature. We provide assistance for IT I&O leaders to gain insight into vendor strategies, and how to evaluate and select CMPs optimized for integrated infrastructure systems.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

Representative Vendors

  • Cisco UCS Director v.4.1 and Cisco IAC 4.0
  • Dell Active System Manager v.7.5 and Dell Cloud Manager v.9.4
  • HP CloudSystem Foundation and Enterprise
  • IBM SmartCloud Entry v.3.2
  • VCE

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