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Survey Analysis: Container Adoption and Deployment, 2018

Published: 08 March 2018

ID: G00348437

Analyst(s): Michael Warrilow , Dennis Smith


Containers are a hot topic, yet most production usage remains low at this time. To gauge the extent of the potential opportunity with containers, technology product management leaders must avoid building business plans based on limited usage data.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Organizational Adoption
    • Adoption by Role
    • Adoption by Country
    • Other Key Observations About Adoption
  • Extent of Deployment
    • Most Container Deployments Are Small (With Only a Few Exceptions)
    • Variance in Deployment by Organization Size
    • Low Container Density Among Most Adopters
    • Larger Deployments
  • Deployment Location
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

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