Look for MSFT on the left (2012).. can’t find them? They didn’t have an offering last year (Azure was PaaS only). What a difference a year makes.. fully expect the 2014 Quadrant to have MSFT still trailing AWS but in the leader quadrant, with vCHS (VMware’s me-too) looking jealously up at both.

![2012 Gartner Quadrant for Public Cloud IaaS](http://wordpress.falkenmire.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/2012GartnerIaasQuadrant.jpg)
2012 Gartner Quadrant for Public Cloud IaaS
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2013 Gartner Public Cloud IaaS Quadrant