The Anthos Ready designation identifies partner solutions and products that adhere to Google Cloud's interoperability requirements, and have been qualified to work with Anthos in order to meet the infrastructure and application development needs of enterprise customers. Partner solutions that complete and maintain the applicable validation suites are awarded the Works with Anthos badge.
Anthos Ready platform
Anthos Ready platform partners let Anthos on-prem users (on both VMware and bare metal) leverage existing hardware investments in their own data centers with partners who have tested and validated Anthos on their solution stack. Qualified partners also provide solution briefs and reference architectures, giving you a choice of hardware to meet your specific needs. Anthos Ready platform partners include Atos, Cisco, Dell EMC, HPE, Intel, Lenovo, NetApp, Nutanix, NVIDIA, and VMware.
You can find out more about this program, including qualification requirements and qualified solutions in Anthos Ready platform partners
Anthos Ready storage
Container Storage Interface (CSI) is an open industry standard for vendors to expose their block and file storage to container orchestration systems such as Kubernetes. This standard and the Anthos Ready storage initiative give Anthos on-prem users (on both VMware and bare metal) the flexibility to work with the storage provider of their choice and leverage existing technology investments. Anthos Ready storage partners include Dell, HPE, NetApp, Portworx, Pure Storage, and Robin.io.
You can find out more about this program, including qualification requirements and qualified solutions in Anthos Ready storage partners
Anthos Ready networking solutions
Anthos Ready networking helps bring load balancer support to Anthos clusters on VMware from partners including Citrix and F5. These partnerships provide you with the flexibility to enable the load balancer provider of your choice, or leverage existing investments in on-premises networking and security infrastructure.
Find out how to configure and deploy our partner solutions in our Load balancing installation guides.
Anthos Ready solutions in the Google Cloud Marketplace
Visit the Google Cloud Marketplace to discover, deploy, and use verified Anthos Ready Kubernetes applications for security and identity, data, analytics, developer tools, and IT ops. Kubernetes applications are enterprise-ready containerized solutions with pre-built deployment templates, featuring capabilities such as portability, simplified licensing, and consolidated billing.
Becoming an Anthos Ready partner
Eligible Google Cloud partners can participate in the Anthos Ready partner initiative to qualify and promote their solutions by meeting the requirements defined for applicable categories: platform, storage, networking, and software applications published to the Google Cloud Marketplace. Each category requires successful completion of specific integration and interoperability testing.
If you are already a Google Cloud partner and are interested in participating, contact your Partner Manager. If you are not already a partner, you can start the application process by filling in our enrollment form.