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Home > Docker > The Forrester New Wave™: Enterprise Container Platform Software Suites, Q4 2018

The Forrester New Wave™: Enterprise Container Platform Software Suites, Q4 2018

White Paper Published By: Docker
Published:  Feb 21, 2019
Type:  White Paper
Length:  18 pages

Why Read This Report
In Forrester’s evaluation of the emerging market for enterprise container platform (ECP) software suites, we identified the eight most significant providers in the category — Docker, IBM, Mesosphere, Pivotal, Platform9, Rancher Labs, Red Hat, and SUSE — and evaluated them. This report details our findings about how well each vendor scored against 10 criteria and where they stand in relation to each other. Enterprise architects can use this review to select the right partner for their enterprise container platform needs.

Key Takeaways 
Docker, Red Hat, And Rancher Labs Lead The Pack 
Forrester’s research uncovered a market in which Docker, Red Hat, and Rancher Labs are Leaders; Pivotal, Mesosphere, and IBM are Strong Performers; and SUSE and Platform9 are Contenders.

UX, App Life-Cycle Management, And APIs And Integration Are Key Differentiators
External integration and application life-cycle management are key features to help build, connect, scale, and operate container-based apps in multicloud environments. Rich and consistent developer and operations experiences simplify and accelerate enterprise adoption.

Tags : 
migrate applications, containerization, application development, digital transformation, microservices, modernization, cloud computing, hybrid cloud