Gartner Names Four 2022 Cool Vendors in Cloud Computing
Gartner’s newest research highlights four 2022 Cool Vendors in Cloud Computing that offer innovative alternatives in the marketplace.
Analyst house Gartner, Inc. has released its newest research highlighting four emerging solution providers that cloud leaders should consider as compliments to their existing architectures. The 2022 Cool Vendors in Cloud Computing report features information on startups that offer some disruptive capability or opportunity not common to the marketplace. Gartner analysts Laurence Watson, Sid Nag, and Arun Chandrasekaran compiled materials for the report.
Solutions Review’s editors have read the complete report, which is available here, and want to take the opportunity to provide a brief, independent introduction to each of the cool vendors listed. Though Gartner’s process for selecting Cool Vendors is somewhat mysterious, we believe our unique view of the space can help you to better understand how these analytics solutions will fit into the marketplace as time goes on.
Prosimo delivers multi-cloud infrastructure for distributed enterprise cloud. This stack combines cloud networking, performance, security, observability, and cost management—all powered by data insights and machine learning models with autonomous cloud networking. Prosimo is venture-backed by marquee investors such as General Catalyst and WRVI Capital.
Stacklet offers a commercial cloud governance platform. Stacklet is built with an open core model around the popular open-source project Cloud Custodian. The Stacklet founders are the creative team behind Cloud Custodian. Stacklet provides best practice operations of Cloud Custodian, access to pre-built policies and, in the future, a fully hosted version of Cloud Custodian. Cloud Custodian is an open-source cloud security and governance project that came out of Capital One’s journey to the public cloud.
Stateless offers network automation for hybrid and mult-cloud. Stateless is the recipient of the Inno on Fire Award, Best Colorado Companies to Watch award, is a Best Company to Work For for the last two years, and was featured in CRN’s publication of the 10 Hottest Networking Startups of 2021.
Upbound is the company behind open-source Crossplane – the cloud-native alternative to Infrastructure as Code. Upbound’s product offerings are available via a subscription model that currently has two tiers. The first is a free tier catering to individuals getting started with control planes and who need tooling to debug and share their Crossplane providers and configurations. Upbound’s enterprise tier unlocks additional value across the product portfolio.
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