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Gartner MQ for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Europe, 2017
BT named a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Europe, 2017
Based on completeness of vision and ability to execute
BT has been named by Gartner Inc. as a Leader in the June 2017 Magic Quadrant for ‘Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting’, Europe. For this Magic Quadrant, Gartner evaluated 13 companies against seven criteria related to their ability to execute, and across eight criteria for their completeness of vision. Gartner has put special emphasis on vendors abilities in digital business enablement throughout the criteria.
BT’s Global Services division has been positioned the highest for its ability to execute in the Magic Quadrant for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Europe.
According to the report, “Leaders have proved they have staying power in this market, can frequently innovate on their existing products and can be relied on for enterprise-class needs. They have proved their technical competence and ability to deliver services to a wide range of customers. They address multiple use cases with stand-alone or integrated solutions.”
We’re pleased this report recognises that BT’s cloud propositions are resonating with customers looking to transform their business and achieve leadership in the digital economy. Our front-runner position reflects the investments we’ve made in our Cloud of Clouds portfolio strategy. These investments are bringing to market a portfolio of innovative cloud services that remove complexity and improve control for our global customers at every stage of their digital transformation journeys.
"We can help customers create hybrid environments combining the public and private cloud services their business demands. We can help them manage their cloud
environments, giving them control of what their business consumes to ensure IT spend is affordable. Our global network gives customers access to their hybrid cloud wherever they need it and our recognised track record in enablement reassures the boardroom that their digital transformation plans can be delivered.”
- Bas Burger, CEO Global Services, BT
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