Gartner Research

Best Practices for Regional Expansion With Public Cloud IaaS

Published: 16 January 2018

ID: G00345369

Analyst(s): Kevin Ji , Ross Winser


I&O leaders expanding cloud IaaS usage into new regions must plan for differing costs and capabilities, and budget for investments needed to establish operational efficiency. Use this research to tackle new and unfamiliar challenges.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Ensure Infrastructure Design Activities Accommodate Impacts of the Location of Cloud Provider Data Centers
  • Minimize Unexpected Costs by Understanding Your IaaS Supplier's Service Delivery Differences Between Regions
  • Budget for the Costs of Resources and Governance Needed for Success in New Regions
    • Operational Efficiency
    • Supporting Resources

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