Best Cloud Computing Infrastructure Services

Cloud Computing Infrastructure vendors offer the ability to host computing capacity in an elastic, scalable environment. Business can host their cloud computing publicly on servers owned and managed by third-party vendors, privately on a single-tenant server, or using a combination of both. These cloud computing services range from hosting infrastructure and databases in the cloud to cloud-based application development and hosting platforms, among many other services.

Cloud computing infrastructure providers offer an “as a service” subscription model, where the third-party vendor manages and administers the necessary backend services to help businesses easily scale and grow as necessary. This ensures companies do not need to worry about the availability of their development environment or their infrastructure—regardless of fluctuations in demand—and can instead focus on more business-critical functions.

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To qualify for inclusion in the Grid® Report for Cloud Computing Infrastructure, a vendor must:

  • Provide managed cloud hosting services for infrastructure, platforms, and databases on its public cloud servers, private or single-tenant cloud servers, or a hybrid combination
  • Offer the ability to elastically scale computing power as needed for enhanced performance and growth
  • Charge businesses in a subscription services model
  • Utilize a single portal for administrators to purchase and maintain cloud computing services

View Winter 2019 Grid® Report for Cloud Computing Infrastructure

*The Winter 2019 Grid® Report for Cloud Computing Infrastructure is based off of scores calculated using the G2 Crowd Grid® algorithms from reviews collected through November 12, 2018.

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G2 Crowd Grid® for Cloud Computing Infrastructure

Satisfaction Scores for Core Categories

Database as a Service (DBaaS)
0255075100

Satisfaction Score

AWS
ibm
google
microsoft
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
0255075100

Satisfaction Score

Alibaba
ibm
google
AWS
microsoft
microsoft
Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS)
0255075100

Satisfaction Score

Oracle
ibm
google
AWS
microsoft

Satisfaction Scores for Secondary Categories

Cloud File Storage
0255075100

Satisfaction Score

AWS
microsoft
Container Management
0255075100

Satisfaction Score

AWS
google
microsoft
Container Orchestration
0255075100

Satisfaction Score

AWS
google
microsoft
Hybrid Cloud Storage
0255075100

Satisfaction Score

AWS
microsoft
Load Balancing
0255075100

Satisfaction Score

AWS
microsoft
Object Storage
0255075100

Satisfaction Score

AWS
google
microsoft
Virtual Private Cloud
0255075100

Satisfaction Score

Alibaba
AWS
ibm
google

Satisfaction Scores for Core Categories

Database as a Service (DBaaS)

Satisfaction Score

AWS

90

ibm

26

google

38

microsoft

63

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

Satisfaction Score

Alibaba

55

AWS

84

ibm

15

google

88

microsoft

55

oracle

34

Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS)

Satisfaction Score

Alibaba

9

AWS

71

ibm

65

google

73

microsoft

73

Satisfaction Scores for Secondary Categories

Cloud File Storage

Satisfaction Score

AWS

34

microsoft

78

Container Management

Satisfaction Score

AWS

65

google

81

microsoft

22

Container Orchestration

Satisfaction Score

AWS

46

google

86

microsoft

31

Hybrid Cloud Storage

Satisfaction Score

AWS

34

microsoft

78

Load Balancing

Satisfaction Score

AWS

34

microsoft

78

Object Storage

Satisfaction Score

AWS

63

google

82

microsoft

23

Virtual Private Cloud

Satisfaction Score

Alibaba

88

AWS

27

ibm

70

google

34