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How to Bring the Public Cloud On-Premises With AWS Outposts, Azure Stack and Google Anthos

Published: 07 April 2020

ID: G00466935

Analyst(s): David Wright, Jeffrey Hewitt , Henrique Cecci, Tony Harvey


Hyperscale cloud providers now offer ways to install and run their services directly in customer data centers. Is this a good idea? Infrastructure and operations leaders should avoid pitfalls by embracing Gartner’s keys to success with an on-premises public cloud.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Set Proper Expectations
    • On-Premises Public Cloud Infrastructure
    • On-Premises, Multicloud PaaS
    • Selecting the Right Use Cases
  • Compare Value Correctly
    • AWS Outposts
    • Microsoft Azure Stack Hub
    • Google Anthos
  • Hold Your Cloud Provider Accountable for Performance

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