Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Storage Services, Worldwide

Published: 26 July 2016

ID: G00281297

Analyst(s): Arun Chandrasekaran , Raj Bala

Summary

Hyperscale providers are dominating the market for public cloud storage in terms of product innovation, scale and revenue. Customers should be wary of using providers that lack meaningful scale and global presence due to slow product innovation and the realistic possibility of service closure.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Alibaba
    • Amazon Web Services
    • AT&T
    • Google
    • IBM (SoftLayer)
    • Microsoft
    • Oracle
    • Rackspace
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Inclusion 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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