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Synergistically Link Cloud Management Platforms With Containers to Enhance I&O Agility

Published: 23 June 2015

ID: G00276524

Analyst(s): Dennis Smith


Cloud management platforms have been primarily focused on building and provisioning services based on virtual machines. As containers emerge and become key to application development agility, I&O leaders can benefit from using CMPs in combination with containers.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Apply CMP Policy and Governance Capabilities to Containers
  • Use CMPs to Automate the Management of Software Drift Within Containerized Environments
  • Extend Container Orchestration to Public Cloud Environments by Leveraging External Cloud Connectors Within CMPs


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