Trends Report

The Truth Behind Enterprise-Class Cloud

The Public Cloud Is Ready For The Enterprise; Determine If You Are Too

December 18th, 2015
DB
Dave Bartoletti
SV
Sophia Vargas
With contributors:
Glenn O'Donnell , Naveen Chhabra , Andras Cser , John Rymer , Michael Caputo , Kara Hartig

Summary

The hyperscale public cloud platform providers have steadily improved service reliability, performance, and security to the point where their service levels exceed those of most enterprise data centers. But cloud skeptics and some cloud providers still claim that hyperscale public clouds can't satisfy the complex requirements of enterprises and their critical business applications. This report helps infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals understand what makes a cloud "enterprise-class" and how the hyperscale cloud providers indeed merit the label.

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