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Evaluation Criteria for Cloud Management Platforms and Tools

Published: 25 April 2018

ID: G00342611

Analyst(s): Alan Waite , Marco Meinardi

Summary

This document provides technical professionals with 215 criteria to produce a comprehensive assessment of cloud management platforms and tools that manage private, hybrid and public cloud IaaS and PaaS.

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Evaluation Criteria

  • Baseline Criteria
  • Provisioning and Orchestration
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Service Request
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Monitoring and Analytics
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Inventory and Classification
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Cost Management and Resource Optimization
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Cloud Migration, Backup and DR
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Identity, Security and Compliance
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Packaging and Delivery
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional

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