Gartner Research

Competitive Landscape: Public Cloud Container Services Market

Published: 28 February 2019

ID: G00383996

Analyst(s): Wataru Katsurashima


The public cloud container service market is rapidly expanding due to growing demand for cloud-native workloads. Technology and service providers in the public cloud container services market should differentiate their product portfolio as a hybrid cloud and a cloud-native application platform.

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
    • Hybrid Cloud Solution Offerings Competition
    • Cloud-Native Application Platform
    • Container Marketplace
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Alibaba Cloud
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Giant Swarm
    • Google
    • IBM
    • Microsoft
    • Oracle
    • Platform9
    • Red Hat
    • VMware
  • References and Methodology

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2022 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.