Analyst Reports

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Read what industry analysts are saying about Google Cloud. The reports listed here are written by third-party industry analysts that cover Google Cloud’s strategy, product portfolio, and differentiation. You can also learn more by reading whitepapers written by Google and the Google community.

Q3 2019

The Forrester New Wave™: Public Cloud Enterprise Container Platforms, Q3 2019

Forrester names Google Cloud a Leader in the public cloud enterprise container platform market. Forrester identified the seven most significant providers and evaluated them against 10 key criteria.

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Q2 2019

Gartner names Google Cloud a Leader in the 2019 Cloud Infrastructure as a Service market

Six vendors were evaluated based on both their vision and their ability to execute in the Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service market.

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Q2 2019

The Forrester Wave™: Data Security Portfolio Vendors, Q2 2019

Forrester Research positions Google as a Leader in Data Security. The report evaluates 13 vendors against 25 criteria and details how each provider measures up and helps security and risk professionals understand the respective strengths of each data security provider.

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Q2 2019

The Forrester Wave™: Database-as-a-Service, 2019

Forrester Research positions Google as a Leader in Database-as-a-Service.

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Q2 2019

Gartner Critical Capabilities for Data Management Solutions for Analytics report

Gartner’s latest report identifies four major data warehouse use cases and ties them to 12 of the most critical capabilities that data and analytics leaders should consider when evaluating a data management solution for analytics. Check out the report to see how Google BigQuery stacks up against other cloud vendors.

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Q1 2019

The Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019

Forrester Research positions Google as a Leader in NoSQL. The report evaluates 15 vendors against 26 criteria.

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Q1 2019

Gartner names Google a leader in the 2019 Data Management Solutions for Analytics (DMSA) market

Google has been named as a Leader in the Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant for Data Management Solutions for Analytics. Companies were evaluated based on their vision and their ability to execute.

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Q4 2018

The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Data Warehouse, Q4 2018

Forrester Research positions Google as a Leader in Cloud Data Warehouses. The report evaluates 14 vendors against 25 criteria.

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Q3 2018

Gartner names Google a Leader in the 2018 Public Cloud Storage market

For this Magic Quadrant, Gartner evaluated the cloud providers with storage offerings in the cloud.

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Q2 2018

The Forrester Wave™: Public Cloud Platform Native Security, Q2 2018

Forrester Research positions Google as a Leader in public cloud platform native security (PCPNS). The report evaluates seven vendors against 37 criteria of PCPNS.

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Q3 2017

The Forrester Wave™: Insight Platforms-as-a-Service, Q3 2017

Forrester Research positions Google as a Leader in Insight platforms-as-a-service (PaaS). The report evaluates eight vendors against 36 criteria of Insight PaaS providers.

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July 2015

Price Comparison: Google Cloud Platform vs. Amazon Web Services

Google Cloud Platform price advantages have been validated by ESG Labs.

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