Hosted Private Cloud Services – PEAK Matrix™ Assessment and Profiles Compendium

14 Dec 2015
by Ashwin Venkatesan, Chirajeet Sengupta, Yugal Joshi



Hosted private cloud deployment continues to witness increasing acceptance/traction as enterprises are looking to make their IT setups more streamlined, secure, and flexible, while offloading the cumbersome setup and management of the cloud infrastructure to service providers. Such a setup helps enterprises achieve the right set of access controls and restrictions, while benefiting from the inherent advantages offered by the cloud services model.

This Everest Group research provides a comprehensive assessment of hosted private cloud service delivery capabilities of IT service providers specifically covering scale of operations, adoption across enterprise segments & geographies, types of services provided, key solutions, partnerships, and domain investments.

In this report, we provide the assessment and detailed profiles of 15 IT service providers featured on Everest Group’s PEAK Matrix for hosted private cloud services. The Everest Group PEAK Matrix is a composite index of a range of distinct metrics related to a service provider’s capability and market success.

PEAK Matrix



This report provides an assessment of 15 IT service providers that are involved in delivering hosted private cloud services including hosting services, management services, and professional services. Service providers analyzed for this report are:

  • AT&T, Atos, British Telecom, CenturyLink, CSC, Datapipe, Dell, Fujitsu, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, NEC Corporation, Orange Business Services, Rackspace, Verizon, and T-Systems.


Each profile covers the following aspects for the featured service providers:

  • General overview of the provider’s hosted private cloud services business – scale, overall focus, and extent of adoption of the provider’s hosted private cloud services across different geographies
  • Assessment of the provider’s hosted private cloud services delivery capability, domain investments, key solutions, and key partnerships
  • Strategic focus areas and market success for the provider for hosted private cloud service areas
  • Snapshot of the provider’s hosted private cloud services-related domain investments and recent developments

Everest Group has a complimentary four-page PEAK Matrix preview document for this service provider landscape report.


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