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Critical Capabilities for Public Cloud Storage Services, Worldwide

Published: 29 August 2017

ID: G00325734

Analyst(s): Arun Chandrasekaran , Raj Bala , John McArthur


Analytics workloads have grown in public cloud infrastructure as a service, forcing providers to develop more-meaningful analytics capabilities at the storage layer. This research provides infrastructure and operations leaders a view of the vendors' capability differences across dominant use cases.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Alibaba Cloud
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Google
    • IBM (Bluemix)
    • Microsoft
    • Oracle
    • Rackspace
    • Tencent Cloud
    • Virtustream
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Storage Resilience
    • Performance
    • Price Flexibility
    • Security and Compliance
    • Enterprise Integration
    • Scaling
    • Data Management
    • Ease of Management
  • Use Cases
    • Application Development
    • Batch Computing
    • Cloud-Native Applications
    • Hybrid Cloud
  • Vendors Added and Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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