Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Japan

Published: 01 May 2019

ID: G00375539

Analyst(s): Tadaaki Mataga

Summary

This cloud IaaS Magic Quadrant focuses on the Japanese market, because its players, market characteristics and situations are different from those of the global market. Gartner recommends that infrastructure and operations leaders use it to assess cloud IaaS offerings by key players in Japan.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • Notes on the Japan Version
    • The Difference Between the Global Version and the Japan Version
    • Key Evaluation Points in This Magic Quadrant
    • Go-to-Market Strategy of Cloud IaaS, Based on the Digital Business Vision
    • Drive Cloud as a New Style of Computing
    • The Relationship Between the User and the SI, and the Cannibalization Situation
  • Notes on Foreign Providers
  • “Better to Have” Attributes for the Japanese Market
  • Important Note

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Amazon Web Services
    • CTC
    • Fujitsu
    • Google
    • IBM
    • IIJ
    • KDDI
    • Microsoft
    • NEC
    • NTT Communications
    • SoftBank
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Criteria Included in the Global Magic Quadrant, but Not Included in the Japanese Version
  • Mandatory Criteria in the Global Magic Quadrant, but Not Essential in the Japanese Version

Evaluation Criteria

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

Context

Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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