Achieving your Best Possible Assessment in the Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide (IaaS) Magic Quadrant (MQ)

Getting your company recognized in the cloud IaaS Magic Quadrant can reap huge rewards for your business and help grow your sales pipeline. But it isn’t easy.

Have a look at the questions below, can you answer YES?

  • Are your competitors getting better results — even when their product is inferior?
  • Are you struggling to ‘move your dot’ in the MQ?
  • Do your references seem to say something different when they talk to you and the analysts?
  • Did you not manage to get included?

We can help you, this is what we specialize in

We are a team of former senior Gartner analysts who’ve written and reviewed hundreds of Magic Quadrants such as the Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide MQ. We have an in-depth understanding of the factors for Magic Quadrant success and are uniquely placed to give tangible advice that will add value when responding to the cloud IaaS Magic Quadrant.

Looking to get into this MQ
Looking to improve your position
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We often hear these challenges and understand that it can be really frustrating

How we help?

  • Use our extensive experience as former Gartner analysts to make sure your Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide Magic Quadrant responses are the best they can possibly be to ensure success. See: Move the dot in the right direction.
  • Deliver the best possible submission, by delivering a best-practice-driven survey response, a best ever briefing by delivering a differentiated essential story, backed up by evidence, and great references.


  • Make sure your references actually improve the result.
  • Get the analyst to see your company/product/service as it is today and not as it was in the past. More: How to improve analyst engagement.
  • Clarify and articulate your company’s vision in a way that aligns to the way in which vision is measured by Gartner.
  • Get your company into the Magic Quadrant for the first time.


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See what some other companies listed on the cloud IaaS Magic Quadrant are saying about it

Companies listed in the Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide Magic Quadrant include: CSC, Carpathia Hosting, Interoute, Orange Business Services, COLT, Cloudsigma, Skyscape, navisite, Peer 1 Hosting, Skytap, VMWare, TCS, savvis (acquired by CenturyLink), Rackspace, joyent, IBM SoftLayer, Verizon, Fujitsu, Dimension Data, Virtustream, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, CenturyLink-Tier 3, NTT Communications

Access the Magic Quadrant document

Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Worldwide