Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Public Cloud Storage Services, Worldwide

Published: 27 August 2018

ID: G00341911

Analyst(s): Raj Bala, Julia Palmer


Hybrid cloud storage is experiencing a renaissance, with new storage offerings bridging the gap between on-premises and public cloud providers. But not all cloud storage providers have equal capabilities, and I&O leaders should be skeptical of multicloud storage promises.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Alibaba Cloud
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Google Cloud Platform
    • IBM Cloud
    • Microsoft Azure
    • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
    • Rackspace
    • Virtustream Storage Cloud
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Storage Resilience
    • Performance
    • Security and Compliance
    • Hybrid Integration
    • Scaling
    • Data Management
  • Use Cases
    • Mission-Critical Applications
    • Cloud-Native Applications
    • Analytics
    • Hybrid Cloud
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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