DigitalOcean Wins the 2018 North American Infrastructure as a Service Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award
Cloud infrastructure provider recognized as an innovation leader in the IaaS market by Frost & Sullivan
NEW YORK, NY — December 6, 2018 — DigitalOcean, the cloud for developing modern apps, today announced that Frost & Sullivan has recognized the company with the 2018 North American Infrastructure as a Service Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award. The award recognizes DigitalOcean as an on-demand, public cloud service built for simplicity, scale, ease of use, and rapid provisioning with extensive community support. Furthermore, Frost & Sullivan notes DigitalOcean as a strong alternative to the more complex cloud infrastructure providers who permeate the industry.
“Today’s developers are creating the products and customer experiences that change the world. To speed innovation, they need simple-to-use solutions that lower the technical barrier of entry and scale as they grow,” said Mark Templeton, CEO of DigitalOcean. “We are proud to be recognized by Frost & Sullivan for our commitment to helping these innovators achieve their entrepreneurial aspirations, by maintaining our focus on the simplicity, community, and service that has made DigitalOcean so unique.”
The winner of the North American Infrastructure as a Service Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award is determined by Frost & Sullivan research and consulting teams following a customized scorecard. The scorecard evaluates companies in two key areas — Strategy Innovation and Customer Impact.
According to the report, “More than its competitors, DigitalOcean provides the optimal cloud to support innovation, in the form of rapid development, integration, and testing of new ideas. The DigitalOcean platform makes it simple for smaller teams within an organization to prototype new concepts…. High levels of support and ease of platform use allow businesses to use DigitalOcean to help fill the expertise gap within their own firms, bringing less experienced developers rapidly up to speed.”
The full report is available for download here.
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DigitalOcean is the cloud of choice for developers around the world to create modern applications. With a community of more than 3.5 million developers and a global network of data centers, we focus on open source and simplicity to allow developers and their teams to spend more time on innovation instead of managing complex infrastructure. For more information, visit https://www.digitalocean.com or follow @digitalocean on Twitter.