DIY Checklist

How to Compare and Select the Right Cloud Service Provider


In order to meet pandemic-related needs many organizations are still slow or reluctant to invest in cloud computing. Unable to decide on multiple implementation options, coupled with a wide variety of pricing schemes and discounting mechanisms, create challenges in cloud decision making.

With a myriad of providers offering an even larger number of services it becomes difficult to choose amongst players like Microsoft, Amazon, Google and many more. According to Gartner Oracle is also now a serious contender for mission critical Oracle and Non Oracle related applications.

So how do you select the right cloud provider from so many? The answer is a defined selection and procurement process appropriately weighted towards your unique set of needs.

Whether you are first time on cloud or have an established Cloud-First strategy, this DIY comparison matrix will evolve with your cloud journey.

We’ve distilled the key factors into a definitive list of 13 categories & 143 parameters in this DIY comparison matrix.

1. Security
2. Global Infrastructure
3. Compute
4. Storage
5. Content delivery
6. Database
7. Application Services
8. Deployment and Management
9. Development
10. Service Support
11. Integration with Existing Infrastructure
12. Big Data
13. Ecosystem 

Download now to ensure you make informed decisions while choosing the right cloud services provider for long term cloud success.