8 PART 5 Cloud provider evaluation The overall assessment process should also include a comprehensive evaluation of cloud providers prior to making a selection.In some cases,organizations will need multiple public cloud providers based on workload requirements.But the object of the evaluation is to find the best platform and provider for a given workload. Some of the criteria to consider include: Overall costs of the services The level of support offered by the vendor Provider experience in specific industries Regional or international coverage The economic status of the provider