Gartner Critical Capabilities for Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services

This report evaluates Alibaba Cloud’s IaaS capabilities.

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Introduction

According to Gartner’s recent report on the “Critical Capabilities for Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services,” Alibaba Cloud has achieved good results in various scores.

Public cloud IaaS and PaaS continue to expand beyond basic capabilities, with vendors meeting the challenge of new enterprise requirements. I&O leaders should make strategic provider selections based on their specific use cases.

This Critical Capabilities guide provides integrated cloud infrastructure and platform services (CIPS) buyers with vendor rankings for seven common use cases, based on relevant evaluation criteria. Buyers can view vendor rankings for each use case to help formulate lists of vendors that, based on Gartner assessments, are well-suited based on product capabilities to address a given use case.

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