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Criteria for selecting container vendors

What is your primary criteria when choosing a container technology vendor?

Open source technology
46%
Single point of support across the container stack
40%
Breadth of portfolio (spanning container host, infrastructure, and application development)
32%
Market leadership and product innovation
31%
Other
14%

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Benefits for container frameworks and apps

Do you see any benefits of using a unified container orchestration framework for applications and storage?

Yes: 49%
No: 10%
Indifferent: 41%

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Favored container orchestration frameworks

What is your preferred container orchestration framework?

Kubernetes: 34%
Rocket: 10%
Marathon: 8%
Swarm: 14%
Other: 33%

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Container-native storage options

Would you be more willing to consider a container-native storage solution from a vendor if you use other container technologies from that vendor?

Yes: 47%
No: 9%
Indifferent: 45%

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Storage options for stateful apps

What persistent storage options have you considered for your stateful applications?

Existing NAS/SAN appliances
85%
Software-defined storage
33%
Embedded persistent storage in container platform
18%

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Container storage challenges

What are your biggest pain points with regard to container storage?

Complexity
56%
Cost
31%
Scale
27%

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Container application challenges

What are your key challenges in moving containerized applications to production?

We are not in production
43%
Container security
30%
Scalability
27%
Application portability
24%
Container orchestration
21%
Persistent storage
18%

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Container adoption rates

Where would you put yourself on the container adoption journey?

Pilot / PoC
10%
In production
12%
Some test / dev projects
25%
Interested
26%
Not looking at containers
28%



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