Customers Warn Gartner Of AWS’s High-Pressure Sales Tactics In Latest Verdict On Public Cloud …

Gartner has printed its newest Magic Quadrant report on public cloud suppliers, reporting that prospects are going through "surprising strain from AWS Gross sales" and that Microsoft nonetheless has reliability challenges.

The Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Companies covers IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) in addition to PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) – however not SaaS (Software program-as-a-Service), so it excludes Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace. It's primarily based not solely on analyst views, but in addition on buyer panels, and these look like the supply of some sharp observations throughout the report.

The MQ rated AWS as forward of the pack, beating quantity two Microsoft just a little in "completeness of imaginative and prescient" and considerably in "means to execute." Google got here in at quantity three, and these had been the one occupants of the highest proper quadrant, the one place a vendor likes to be located.



Gartner Magic Quadrant for public cloud (Supply: Gartner July 2021)

Simply 4 different distributors certified for inclusion – Alibaba Cloud, which simply crept into the underside proper "Visionary" quadrant, in addition to Oracle, Tencent, and IBM all within the "area of interest participant" section. Alibaba was praised for its "management place in China" however, in line with Gartner, lacks transparency in each discounting and technical particulars of its service.

Tencent, Gartner mentioned, can also be "primarily centered on China" and is the one hyperscale supplier with a area in Russia, however has a "slim ecosystem". IBM was singled out for power in regulated industries and edge computing,

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