Worldwide Container Infrastructure Software Forecast, 2018–2022

Worldwide Container Infrastructure Software Forecast, 2018–2022

This IDC study provides a top-down sizing of the container infrastructure software market in 2017 and a 2018–2022 forecast for this market. Historical and forecast revenue data is shown for the total worldwide market. Container infrastructure software (CIS) is a competitive market within IDC's software taxonomy and a subset of the software-defined compute (SDC) software functional market.According to Gary Chen, research manager, IDC's Software-Defined Compute, "Containers have tremendous hype as the compute foundation for next-generation applications, but it's important to realize that the commercial market for this technology is in its extreme infancy. Only the very leading-edge customers today have any significant deployments."

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IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Increasing Adoption of Public Cloud
Shift to Next-Generation Cloud-Native Applications
Standardization of the Container Infrastructure Stack
Legacy Application Compatibility
Time and Effort Required for Enterprises to Transform
Significant Market Developments
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
Historical and Forecast Market Values and Exchange Rates
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