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China Summary Translation: Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service

Published: 21 January 2015

ID: G00273497

Analyst(s): Jie Zhang , Lydia Leong

Summary

The market for cloud compute infrastructure as a service (a virtual data center of compute, storage and network resources delivered as a service) is still maturing and rapidly evolving. Strategic providers must therefore be chosen carefully.

Table Of Contents

报告摘录

  • 厂商入围及排除标准
  • 市场纵览

Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service

Market Definition/Description

  • Understanding the Vendor Profiles, Strengths and Cautions
    • Format of the Vendor Descriptions
    • Recommended Uses

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Amazon Web Services
    • CenturyLink
    • CSC
    • Dimension Data
    • Fujitsu
    • GoGrid
    • Google
    • HP
    • IBM (SoftLayer)
    • Joyent
    • Microsoft
    • Rackspace
    • Verizon Terremark
    • Virtustream
    • VMware
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Vendors Considered, but Not Included

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players

Context

Market Overview

  • What Types of Workload Are Being Placed on Cloud IaaS?
  • What Key Market Aspects Should Buyers Be Aware Of?

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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