Gartner Research

Technology Insight for Multicloud Computing

Published: 16 August 2018

ID: G00357437

Analyst(s): Lydia Leong


Most organizations will use more than one public cloud provider. Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders must select the multicloud strategy that best fits their business needs.

Table Of Contents


  • Definition
  • Description
    • Multicloud Architectures
  • Benefits and Uses
    • Reasons to Adopt a Multicloud Strategy
    • Reasons to Adopt Multicloud Management
    • Reasons to Adopt a Multicloud Architecture
  • Risks
    • The Risks and Challenges of a Multicloud Strategy
    • The Risks and Challenges of Multicloud Management
    • The Risks and Challenges of a Multicloud Architecture
  • Recommendations
    • Multicloud Strategy Recommendations
    • Multicloud Management Recommendations
    • Multicloud Architecture Recommendations

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