Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Infrastructure Strategies, 2021 

Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Infrastructure Strategies, 2021, examines the 30 most-hyped innovations in infrastructure strategy and notes that Bare Metal as a Service (BMaaS), is a new, high-value innovation.

As Gartner explains, “BMaaS can run workloads without restrictions based on hypervisor or OS compatibility, or performance concerns owing to other client workloads. This results in faster and more agile 'physical' infrastructure deployment, efficiency in meeting elasticity and scalability demands, and broad geographic presence.”

Gartner Hype Cycle for Infrastructure Strategies report includes:

  • Details around the infrastructure strategies Hype Cycle shift to net-zero data centers and consumption, intelligence/automation, architectures, cloud, network, resilience, and infrastructure delivery.
  • An explanation of the business impact of Bare metal as a service (BMaaS) and why it's important.
  • User recommendations for BMaaS, including implementation and how to build BMaaS into cloud assessment models.

At Cyxtera, we’ve known the value that bare metal provides for quite some time. Cyxtera Enterprise Bare Metal offers:

  • Security, control and performance of dedicated colocation infrastructure
  • On-demand model
  • Ability to seamlessly extend an existing colo environment 
  • Ability for rapid expansion into new markets without the burden of capital expenditures, lengthy implementation cycles, depreciating assets, or adding to local staff

Interested in learning more about how Cyxtera Enterprise Bare Metal can help your business? Contact us today.



Gartner, Hype Cycle for Infrastructure Strategies, By Philip Dawson, Nathan Hill, 21 July 2021.

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