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 2020

The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q3 2020

In this report, Forrester assessed various API management vendors and named Google Cloud a Leader. In addition to being named a Leader, Google Cloud received the highest possible score possible in criteria such as market presence, product vision, and planned enhancements.

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Q1 2020

The Forrester Wave™: Data Management for Analytics, Q1 2020

Forrester names Google Cloud a Leader in the 2020 Data Management for Analytics Forrester Wave™. Google Cloud received the highest score possible in categories such as: roadmap, performance, high availability, scalability, data ingestion, data storage, data security, and customer use cases.

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Q1 2020

IDC Research: The Power of the Database for the Cloud: SaaS Developer Perspectives

Curious about how SaaS developers are evaluating database technology? This whitepaper examines SaaS developer perspectives, wants, and behaviors through IDC’s qualitative and quantitative research method.

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Q1 2020

Forrester Research names Google Cloud a Leader among Public Cloud Development and Infrastructure Platforms

In this Forrester Wave™: Public Cloud Development and Infrastructure Platforms report, Forrester evaluated the top six cloud vendors and identified Google as a Leader in this year’s report.

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Q1 2020

Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Cloud AI Developer Services

Gartner positions Google Cloud as a Leader in Cloud AI Developer Services.

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Q4 2019

Forrester New Wave™: Computer Vision (CV) Platforms Q4, 2019

Forrester positions Google Cloud a Leader in Computer Vision Platforms. Google Cloud received the highest score among the vendors evaluated and was also the only provider to receive the highest possible score of “differentiated” across all 10 evaluation criteria.

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Q4 2019

Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems

Gartner names Google a Leader in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems

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Q3 2019

The Forrester Wave™: Streaming Analytics, Q3 2019

Forrester names Google Cloud a Leader in its evaluation for stream analytics solutions. Forrester identified the most significant providers for evaluation, with Google receiving the highest score possible in 11 different categories.

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Q3 2019

The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Native Continuous Integration Tools, Q3 2019

Google comes out on top and named a Leader in the cloud native continuous integration tools market. Forrester identified the 10 most significant providers and evaluated them against 27 key criteria.

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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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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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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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