IBM, VMware, F5 lead GlobalData's hybrid cloud theme

IT Brief | August 06, 2019

IBM, VMware and F5 Networks are among the leading companies in the hybrid cloud theme, according to the latest Thematic Scorecard for the cloud services sector from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.The hybrid cloud theme refers to any combination of interconnected clouds, including public, private or community, within an organisation.All three companies gained the highest Thematic score (5 out of 5) for the hybrid cloud theme in GlobalData’s Thematic Scorecard for the cloud services sector. A Thematic score of 5 out of 5 indicates that the companies’ competitive position in this theme will significantly improve their future performance.On their tail, with scores of 4 out of 5, are Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Alibaba, Oracle, Box, Dropbox, Nutanix, NetApp, RingCentral, GoDaddy, Dell, Equinix, Akamai, HP Enterprise, SAP and Micro Focus.

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