Look Who Made Gartner's Cloud Magic Quadrant


Welcome To The Cloud's Magic Quadrant

Gartner has applied its well-known ranking graphic -- the Magic Quadrant -- to cloud IaaS providers.

In a recent report, the research firm said the ranking is focused on providers offering public cloud automation and self-service, rather than on more customized, sophisticated, managed hosting services. Gartner said it also factored in market share in ranking the top 15 IaaS providers.

The result is some surprising selections mixed with some household names. Continue on to see the whole list, ranked by Leaders, Visionaries, Challengers and Niche Players.