This IDC Market Perspective summarizes the current state of container infrastructure software in the enterprise IT organization. This document includes data from IDC's 2019 Infrastructure Services Survey that includes customer adoption plans, drivers for container-based services, and specific professional services most in demand.
"Container are one of the fastest-growing technologies markets as recent industry standardizations of container infrastructure stacks are expected to accelerate adoption within enterprises. While technology presents significant benefits, the fact that container infrastructure software impacts all levels of infrastructure creates an opportunity for professional services." — Jed Scaramella, program director, Infrastructure Services