Gartner Research

Competitive Landscape: Public Cloud Container Services

Published: 16 January 2019

ID: G00367637

Analyst(s): Wataru Katsurashima


The public cloud container service market is rapidly expanding due to growing demand for cloud-native workloads. Technology product marketers should enhance their partner ecosystem and positioning as a cloud-native application platform to better reach enterprise customers.

Table Of Contents


  • Market Definition
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • CSPs Focus on Increasing Usage Through Low Prices and Simplified Operations
    • MSPs Target Enterprises With a Hybrid Emphasis
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
    • Container Marketplace
    • Hybrid Cloud Solution With Cross-Vendor Federation
    • Cloud-Native Application Platform
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Alibaba Cloud
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Giant Swarm
    • Google
    • IBM
    • Microsoft
    • Oracle
    • Platform9
    • Red Hat
    • VMware
  • References and Methodology

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