Wave Report

The Forrester Wave™: Global Public Cloud Platforms For Enterprise Developers, Q3 2016

The Eight Global Providers And How They Stack Up

August 29th, 2016
Dave Bartoletti, null
Dave Bartoletti
John Rymer, null
John Rymer
With contributors:
Christopher Mines , Claudia Tajima


In our 34-criteria evaluation of global public cloud platform providers for enterprise developers, we identified the eight most significant ones — Amazon Web Services (AWS), CenturyLink, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce, and SAP — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up to enterprise software development requirements to balance application platforms with infrastructure control in order to help application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals select the right public cloud platform partner.

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