Cloud Platforms 2022 RadarView™

October, 2022


Report Summary

The report addresses the need for enterprises to leverage cloud platforms to accelerate their digital journeys, embrace the cloud, and identify the right cloud platform providers to partner with. It covers key trends leading to the continual rise in adoption of cloud across organizations and top bets made by cloud platform providers.

The report also features RadarView profiles for eight cloud platform providers, including their solutions, offerings, and experience assisting businesses in their digital transformation journeys through brief client case studies. Each profile concludes with analyst insights on the provider’s product maturity, enterprise adaptability, and innovation road map.

Why read this RadarView?

Enterprises are investing in their bread-and-butter core systems at a strong rate, focusing on two requirements: to ease the management of complex environments and move away from legacy systems. Hence, cloud and cloud-based applications are being heavily invested in. Companies are leveraging multiple cloud platforms and building upon their areas of strength to address these two needs.

The Cloud Platforms 2022 RadarView is designed to help enterprises define their approach to cloud adoption and identify the right platform to support them.

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Featured Providers

This RadarView analyzes the following cloud platform providers: Alibaba Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS), DigitalOcean, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and Tencent Cloud.


Avasant follows a multipronged approach to gathering the practitioner’s insights. This includes extensive and ongoing interviews and discussions with subject matter experts, Avasant distinguished fellows, and advisors involved in strategy development for the cloud. This is augmented with online questionnaires with leading cloud platform providers.

Avasant evaluated more than 15 cloud platform vendors across product maturity, enterprise adaptability, and innovation road map to recognize eight vendors that have brought the most value to the market over the last 12 months.

About the report (Page 3)

Executive summary (Pages 47)

    • Definition of a cloud computing platform
    • Key cloud platform trends shaping the market
    • Avasant recognizes eight top-tier cloud platform providers supporting the enterprise IT environment

The current state (Pages 816)

    • Cloud remains the top spending priority
    • Drivers for cloud adoption
    • Cloud extends its usage to different industries
    • Cost optimization remains the top reason for enterprises to adopt cloud
    • Enterprises are leveraging cloud platforms for cloud applications
    • Enterprises are using cloud platforms to manage risks related to climate change

RadarView overview (Pages 1722)

    • Methodology and coverage
    • Interpretation of classification
    • RadarView assessment

Platform provider profiles (Pages 2339)

    • Featured platform providers: Alibaba Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS), DigitalOcean, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and Tencent Cloud

Authors (Page 41)

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