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One of the key observations about cloud computing is that for it to work correctly, it must be "open" and not a locked-in proprietary solution. Managing these disparate environments (public clouds, private clouds, and on-premises) requires not only the technical ability to start and stop resources, but also governance and costing management.


  • Ovum believes that visibility into how the different environments are performing and delivering value to the organization is a key attribute of any multicloud management solution.

Features and Benefits

  • Learn why Ovum rated Platform9 as a strong multicloud management solution, but has fewer feature when it comes to managing private clouds.
  • Understand why Ovum considers Platform9 provides both chargeback and showback for a wide variety of technologies, from VMs to containers.

Key questions answered

  • In which environments can Platform9 be deployed?
  • What is Platform9's approach to dealing with the complexities of managing a multicloud environment?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Key messages
  • Ovum view

Recommendations for enterprises

  • Why consider Platform9?

SWOT analysis

  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Opportunities
  • Threats

Data sheet

  • Key facts about the solution


  • Methodology
  • Author