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Critical Capabilities for Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services


Cloud infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service vendors are meeting and often exceeding enterprise requirements. Infrastructure and operations leaders should prioritize their organizations’ needs above all other considerations when making strategic provider selections.

Published: 02 August 2021

ID: G00736013

Analyst(s): Dennis Smith Bob Gill Raj Bala

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What You Need to Know


  • Alibaba
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Google
  • IBM Cloud
  • Microsoft
  • Oracle
  • Tencent
  • Architecture — Edge Computing
  • Architecture — Extended Cloud
  • Architecture — Public Cloud
  • Data Analysis
  • Developer Services
  • Enterprise Integration
  • Operations Management
  • Resilience
  • Security and Compliance
  • Analytics
  • Cloud-Native Applications
  • Edge Computing
  • Enterprise Transformation
  • Extended Cloud
  • Extended Enterprise

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