Technology research and advisory firm Gartner, Inc. recently came out with its Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for 2015. The Magic Quadrant evaluates cloud IaaS providers within the context of the fastest-growing need among Gartner clients – their desire to have a “data center in the cloud,” the research firm says.

The criteria for analyzing technology vendors consists of their:

  • Ability to execute on their vision through the quality and efficacy of the processes, systems, methods or procedures that enable the IT providers’ performance to be competitive, efficient and effective; and
  • Completeness of vision, or the vendors’ ability to articulate logical statements convincingly ab