Anthos GKE

Turnkey enterprise-grade conformant Kubernetes with a highly available control plane.

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Containerize on-premises

Containerize applications anywhere and be cloud-ready

Anthos GKE, part of Anthos, lets you take advantage of Kubernetes and cloud technology anywhere. You get Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) experience with secured, managed, and simple installs as well as upgrades validated by Google. You can run a wide variety of containerized applications including stateful and stateless, AI and ML, Linux, and Windows. Leverage industry-first features like four-way auto-scaling and no-stress management. Use integrated developer tools and get multi-cluster support from Google’s Site Reliability Engineers. Additionally, Google Cloud Console gives you a single pane of glass view for managing your clusters across on-premises (bare metal or VM), hybrid, and multi-cloud environments.

Consistent Kubernetes experience

Consistent Kubernetes experience

Keep your environments in sync with the same Kubernetes version, OS, runtime, and add-ons between Anthos GKE deployed in your on-premises (on bare metal or VM), environment and in the cloud (hybrid or multi-cloud).

Secured Kubernetes clusters

Secured Kubernetes clusters

Always stay up to date with the latest Kubernetes versions and security patches tested and validated by Google. Upgrade with confidence with zero downtime.

Centralized multi-cluster management

Monitor, manage, and enforce policies across all your Google Kubernetes Engine clusters, whether in hybrid or multi-cloud or on-premises on bare metal or VM, from Google Cloud Console.


Identity and access management

Control access to your cluster using Cloud Identity or your on-premises identity provider.

Secure connection

Connect your on-premises cluster securely to Google Cloud without the need for complicated VPNs.

Security and compliance

Anthos GKE has a fully integrated stack of hardened components, including OS, container runtime, Kubernetes, and the cloud to which it connects. Learn more.

Integrated logging and monitoring

Debug locally with Prometheus in your cluster or enable Cloud Logging and Cloud Monitoring to view your metrics in the cloud with no instrumentation changes.

Stateful application support

Anthos GKE isn’t just for 12-factor apps. You can attach persistent storage to containers and even host complete databases.

Fast, consistent builds

Use Cloud Build to reliably deploy your containers to any Anthos GKE cluster, cloud, or on-premises.

Workload portability, on-premises and cloud

Anthos GKE runs conformant Kubernetes, enabling workload portability to other Kubernetes platforms across clouds and on-premises.

Multi-cluster dashboard

Google Cloud Console offers useful dashboards for your project's clusters and their resources. You can use these dashboards to view, inspect, manage, and delete resources in your clusters.



Anthos is available as a monthly, term-based subscription service. Anthos subscription is required to use Anthos GKE. For pricing please contact sales.

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