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Introduction

On the back of teams already advanced with DevOps and cloud-native practices, 2017 will see a trend toward container adoption in large enterprises across all products and services that already exploit VMs.

Highlights

  • Containers-as-a-service offers lifecycle management of containers.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand what containers-as-a-service offers and how it benefits enterprises.
  • Understand the cloud-native journey and why it matters.

Key questions answered

  • What is containers-as-a-service and how does it benefit enterprises?
  • What is the cloud-native journey and why does it matter?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages

Recommendations

  • Recommendations for enterprises
  • Recommendations for vendors

Business trends and technology enablers

  • Getting to cloud-native is the new differentiator

CaaS offers lifecycle management of containers

  • Container lifecycle management will be a hot trend in 2017
  • Large enterprises rely on legacy systems and containers provide a way to modernize legacy deployment

The high-performer success stories in DevOps are cloud-native successes

  • Testing in production is normal in cloud-native computing
  • DevOps is driving microservices architecture adoption
  • The biggest challenge in DevOps adoption is culture

Appendix

  • Further Reading
  • Author

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