This IDC study describes IDC's Enterprise Software Container MaturityScape. It looks at the exciting but still-emerging area of container technology.
"Interest in containers has outstripped the ability of user organizations to consume and deploy solutions built on these emerging technologies," says Gary Chen, research manager, Cloud and Virtualization System Software. "While we believe that most applications deployed in containers will be net new, this packaging and application deployment technology has the potential to change how next-generation applications are created."
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