Gartner Research

In-Depth Assessment of Microsoft Azure IaaS, March 2018

Published: 09 March 2018

ID: G00347843

Analyst(s): Douglas Toombs , Adrian Wong

Summary

This assessment scores Microsoft's Azure IaaS against Gartner's 236-point evaluation criteria for cloud IaaS. Azure meets 93% of required, 68% of preferred and 58% of optional criteria, making it a leading option for technical professionals responsible for production deployment scenarios.

Table Of Contents

What's New in This March 2018 Update

Bottom-Line Assessment

  • Product Scorecard and Feature Snapshot
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Reasons to Deploy
  • Reasons to Not Deploy

Analysis

  • Required Features for Production
  • Preferred Features for Production
  • Optional Features for Production

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