Gartner Research

Key Hardware Considerations for Designing a Private Cloud

Published: 04 August 2016

ID: G00310053

Analyst(s): Santhosh Rao


This research provides infrastructure and operations leaders and infrastructure architects with best practices on how to formulate a private cloud hardware strategy.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Explore APIs Provided by Hardware Vendors, Create Comprehensive Workflows and Use Management Packs to Enable Advanced Reporting and Analytics
  • Choose a CMP Vendor That Supports Multiple Hardware Infrastructure Vendor APIs, Management Software and Public Cloud Providers
  • Favor Private Cloud Designs That Can Incorporate Multiple Hardware Platform Types

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