Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Storage Services, Worldwide

Published: 25 June 2015

ID: G00268914

Analyst(s): Raj Bala , Arun Chandrasekaran

Summary

The public cloud storage services market continues to rapidly evolve, with market domination by the hyperscale vendors. With the price wars subsiding, CIOs and infrastructure managers should prioritize vendors' product strength, breadth of ecosystem and TCO as key purchase criteria.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Amazon Web Services
    • AT&T
    • Google
    • IBM
    • Microsoft
    • Rackspace
    • Verizon
  • 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

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  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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