New Technology Projection: The Total Economic Impact™ of Anthos

Enterprises need consistent ways to develop, secure, and manage apps at scale across their growing hybrid and multi-cloud environments. But managing these environments is incredibly challenging and complex. Anthos meets these challenges by introducing an application modernization platform that brings your enterprise apps into the 21st century, with the flexibility to run in any environment—whether cloud-native or based on virtual machines.

Google commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a New Technology Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential ROI enterprises may realize by deploying Anthos. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of Anthos on their organizations. Forrester interviewed five Anthos customers and one Istio service mesh user to evaluate the benefits, costs, and risks of an investment in Anthos. Download the 2019 study now to learn how Anthos can provide a range of up to 4.8x ROI.

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Key Financial Findings

The report details key financial findings, including savings from faster application development, consistent unified security policy creation and governance, streamlined and automated platform operations, and improved customer experience. It also details unquantified benefits, such as an enhanced employee experience, reduced risk of errors, strengthened security, and more.

The Anthos Customer Journey

A breakdown of the customer journey from before and after investing in Anthos. This includes call-outs of key challenges, why those interviewed chose Anthos, and the benefits of Anthos.


Analysis of Benefits and Costs

The report goes in-depth on each benefit and cost identified to show exact numbers and outcomes for those interviewed and ends with an overall financial summary.

“Anthos is eliminating the complexity of managing our environments. It’s reducing our operational costs, and we’re able to reallocate headcount to higher-value tasks. It allows us to move our application workloads seamlessly between our environments, which ultimately provides value to the customers and gives them confidence in the service availability they’re looking for. It allows our development teams to focus on providing the best set of applications that they can.”
Director of cloud platform, security industry