VMware vSphere Vs. AWS Outposts Vs. Azure Stack: Private Cloud Face-Off
Here’s where SMBs and enterprises are placing their workloads on private cloud platforms from leaders AWS, Microsoft and VMware.
Private Cloud Tech Used For All Organizations
Microsoft Azure Stack: 41%
AWS Outposts: 31%
VMware vSphere/vCenter: 28%
Microsoft Azure Stack was the most-used private cloud technology, with 41 precent of all respondents currently running workloads on the Azure Stack, up from 37 percent year over year.
AWS Outposts came in second with 31 percent of respondents currently running workloads on it, followed by VMware vSphere/vCenter at 28 percent. Compared with 2022, AWS Outposts switches places with VMware vSphere/vCenter for second place this year.
Other top private cloud technologies currently being used by organizations include Microsoft System Center with 27 percent of respondents currently running workloads on it, followed by VMware vCloud Director at 18 percent, then Google Anthos at 17 percent.
In terms of how many organizations are experimenting with these top private cloud solutions, approximately 24 percent of respondents are experimenting with AWS Outposts, followed by 21 percent experimenting on both Google Anthos and Microsoft System Center, then 19 percent using Microsoft Azure Stack.