Gartner Research

Competitive Landscape: Container Management Software

Published: 30 May 2018

ID: G00353461

Analyst(s): Scot MacLellan , Wataru Katsurashima , Michael Warrilow

Summary

The container management software market is adapting as Kubernetes becomes the de facto standard for container orchestration. Technology strategic planners should build plans to grow technology and vendor ecosystems, and prepare for the shift to the integrated IaaS, CaaS and PaaS model.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Market Definition
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Approaching Three Key Buyer Personas — Development, DevOps Teams and I&O
    • Positioning as the Best Kubernetes-Based Solution
    • Legacy Application Containerization Programs and Alliance
    • Talent Acquisition
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
    • Vendor and Technology Ecosystem
    • Shift to Integrated IaaS, CaaS and PaaS Model
    • Windows Container Support for Legacy Application Containerization
    • Unified Management in Edge Computing
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Docker
    • Joyent
    • Mesosphere
    • Pivotal Software-VMware
    • Rancher Labs
    • Red Hat
  • References and Methodology

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