Software containers provide operating system virtualization which helps the application to run on cloud and data centres. Software containers package the application’s code and configurations into separate building blocks which can be run on cloud. These software containers are lightweight and offer operational efficiency.
Software containers offer a number of advantages such as speeding up the configuration cycle, providing granular control over resources, which help to improve efficiency and applications can be scaled up and down as per requirement.
Software Containers Market: Drivers and Restraints
With cloud computing becoming more mainstream, companies are rapidly adopting software containers for improving the overall efficiency of the application. Software containers also facilitate cost savings by reducing the expenses on hardware. Software containers also offer environment consistency because all application files and necessary infrastructure are stored at one place and can be deployed consistently over any environment. Software containers also keep a track of different versions of application code which can help in inspecting the difference between several versions.
One of the major challenges in the software containers market is persistent storage which occurs when containers running databases are used in production setups. Another major challenge to the market is networking issues related to software containers.
Global Software Containers Market: Market Segmentation
Global Software Containers Market can be divided on the basis of application.
Segmentation on basis of Application for Software Containers Market:
The major segments of Software Containers market on basis of application include:
Monitoring and logging
Storage and continuous integration/continuous deployment
Management and orchestration
Networking and data management services
Global Software Containers Market Trends
A major trend prevailing in the market is merger and acquisition. In May 2016, Apprenda Inc., a platform as a service (PaaS) cloud software company acquired Kubernetes support company Kismatic, which offered commercial support to Kubernetes. In January 2017, Cisco acquired ContainerX, a privately held company focused on developing enterprise-class container management technology.
Global Software Containers Competitive Landscape
Some of the major software containers vendors include Docker Inc., CoreOS, Codenvy, Inc., Google Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Amazon Web Services, IBM Corporation, Red Hat, Inc., and VMware among others.
The report covers exhaustive analysis on:
Global Software Containers Market Segments
Global Software Containers Market Dynamics
Historical Actual Market Size, 2012 - 2016
Global Software Containers Market Size & Forecast 2017 to 2027
Supply & Demand Value Chain for Software Containers Market
Global Software Containers Market Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
Competition & Companies involved in Software Containers Market
Software Containers Technology
Value Chain of Software Containers
Global Software Containers Market Drivers and Restraints
Regional analysis for Global Software Containers Market includes
North America Software Containers Market
Latin America Software Containers Market
Rest of Latin America
Western Europe Software Containers Market
Rest of Western Europe
Eastern Europe Software Containers Market
Rest of Eastern Europe
Asia Pacific Software Containers Market
Australia and New Zealand (A&NZ)
Rest of Asia Pacific
Japan Software Containers Market
Middle East and Africa Software Containers Market
Rest of MEA
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