Wave Report

The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Public Cloud Platforms In China, Q3 2015

The 11 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

September 30th, 2015
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Frank Liu
With contributors:
Alex Cullen , Michael Barnes , John Rymer , Alice Ma , Bill Nagel


Public cloud application platforms unlock the agility and economic advantages of cloud computing for digital business globally, but the enterprise public cloud vendor landscape in China is very different from anywhere else in the world. In Forrester's 19-criteria evaluation of enterprise public cloud vendors, we identified the 11 most significant public cloud platform providers — Alibaba, Amazon Web Services (AWS), ChinaC, DaoCloud, JD.com, Microsoft, MoPaaS, QingCloud, Tencent, UCloud, and UnitedStack — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report details our findings about how well each vendor fulfills our criteria and where they stand in relation to each other to help CIOs select the right partner for their public cloud deployments.

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