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Google Cloud adds microservices management, serverless to its Anthos platform

September 16, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Google is building out its Anthos platform to connect microservices and offer fully managed serverless workloads.

Anthos is a platform designed to address platform as a service needs for developers as well as hybrid cloud deployments for enterprises. Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian outlined Anthos at Google Cloud Next in April and pitched it as a digital transformation platform for enterprises.

Jennifer Lin, Product Management Director for Google Cloud, said the platform is gaining momentum among early adopters and customers in banking see Anthos as a way to standardize their Kubernetes environments. “We are modernizing them in place,” said Lin, who noted that some sectors can’t move data to the cloud due to regulations. Anthos is a way to bring Google Cloud’s scale to their internal clouds.

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