In June 2017 report, Gartner has recognized Microsoft as a leader in their Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) MQ for the fourth consecutive year. It is really exciting that Gartner continues to recognize Microsoft for completeness of the vision and ability to execute in this key area.
Here’s the list of cloud-related Gartner MQs where Microsoft is placed in the leader’s quadrant:
According to the Register.co.uk "Oracle and IBM are rated visionaries may turn heads, as both strut like cloud leaders: Oracle regularly says its cloud is superior to Amazon's. Yet Gartner rates Oracle's cloud “a bare-bones 'minimum viable product'” that offers “only the most vitally necessary cloud IaaS compute, storage and networking capabilities.” The analyst firm also worries about the Oracle cloud's “limited operational track record” and warns that “Customers need to have a very high tolerance for risk, along with strong technical acumen.”
If you’d like to read the full report, “Gartner: Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service,” you can request it here.