Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Cloud Management Platforms

Published: 07 January 2019

ID: G00369275

Analyst(s): Matthew Cheung , Colin Fletcher , Padraig Byrne , Dennis Smith

Summary

Infrastructure and operations leaders who need to provide automation, governance, life cycle management and brokering across multicloud resources are discovering cloud management platform markets that will meet their needs. However, they need to be aware of the dynamic nature of the CMP space.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • CloudBolt
    • Embotics
    • Flexera (RightScale)
    • HyperGrid
    • Micro Focus
    • Morpheus Data
    • Scalr
    • ServiceNow
    • VMware (CloudHealth)
  • Vendors Added and Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Product-Related
  • Non-Product-Related
  • Honorable Mentions
    • BMC Software
    • Cisco Systems
    • Cloudability
    • CloudCheckr
    • IBM
    • Microsoft
    • RackWare
    • Red Hat
    • VMware

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players

Context

Market Overview

  • Background
  • Current and Future Requirements
  • Competitive Outlook
  • Market Outlook

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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