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Gartner: AWS, Google, Microsoft Lead Cloud AI Developer Market

Mark Haranas

From AWS and Google to Baidu and, here are the 11 companies that made Gartner’s 2023 Cloud AI Developer Services Magic Quadrant, along with their strengths and weaknesses.

The boom in artificial intelligence innovation and use cases has exploded in 2023, led by some of the largest technology companies on the planet including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft and Google.

Gartner’s new 2023 Magic Quadrant for Cloud AI Developer Services report sheds light on the leading companies in this fast-growing market—from Microsoft and AWS to visionaries like and Clarifai.

The world’s top cloud AI developer service providers are giving customers and engineers support to accelerate the value gained from AI advancements in generative AI, language, vision and automated machine learning (ML).

[Related: 10 Innovating Generative AI Tools To Check Out In 2023]

Gartner’s 2023 Magic Quadrant For Cloud AI Developer Service

Gartner defines cloud AI developer services as cloud-hosted or containerized services that enable software developers who are not data science experts to use AI models via APIs, software development kits (SDKs) or applications. Core capabilities in this market include automated machine learning (ML), automated data preparation, feature engineering, automated model building and model management. Important complementary capabilities for vendors include language and vision services such as sentiment analysis and image generation.

Gartner’s view of the cloud developer services market focuses on each vendor’s ability to deliver on the future needs of end users. These vendors include Alibaba Cloud, AWS, Baidu, Clarifai, Google,, Huawei Cloud, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and Tencent.

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud AI Developer Services ranks vendors on their ability to execute and completeness of vision and places them in four categories: Niche Players (low on vision and execution), Visionaries (good vision but low execution), Challengers (good execution but low vision) and Leaders (excelling in both vision and execution).

Here are the strengths and weaknesses of the 11 companies that are the worldwide leaders in cloud AI developer services, according to Gartner’s 2023 Magic Quadrant.

Mark Haranas

Mark Haranas is an assistant news editor and longtime journalist now covering cloud, multicloud, software, SaaS and channel partners at CRN. He speaks with world-renown CEOs and IT experts as well as covering breaking news and live events while also managing several CRN reporters. He can be reached at

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