Google has released the production version of its Anthos platform for managing multicloud applications.

Formerly known as Google Cloud Services Platform, Anthos is a Kubernetes-powered technology to build and manage hybrid applications, for on-premises or cloud deployments. Anthos is available on Google Cloud Platform with Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), adding infrastructure around Kubernetes.

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Anthos also can manage workloads on third-party clouds, including Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. With Anthos, IT resources are put into a consistent framework for management, development, and control, with low-value and insecure tasks automated across on-premise sand Google Cloud infrastructure.

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