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China Context: 'Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Worldwide'

Published: 15 June 2017

ID: G00325286

Analyst(s): Evan Zeng , Kevin Ji , Lydia Leong


Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders who intend to deploy applications into China must carefully consider its unique regulatory conditions and market landscape.

Table Of Contents

Market Differentiators

  • Regulatory Environment
  • Foreign vs. Local Competition

Considerations for Technology and Service Selection

  • Internet Latency Challenges
  • Security and Data Privacy Challenges
  • MSP Availability
  • Support for Enterprise Requirements

Notable Vendors

  • Alibaba Cloud
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Microsoft Azure

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