You have tinkered with containers, deployed containers or have just started looking at containers. Now, you are faced with the choice of how much to develop on your own the container related plumbing that doesn’t add value for you in the long term.
There are a lot of decisions to be made before you are ready for production/deployment of container apps. What orchestration tools to use, how to manage registry of images, can the registry images be trusted, how to securely collaborate in developing apps, how to surgically patch container images for vulnerabilities, how to scale, and so on.
You are not alone in the quest for figuring out the best way to deploy container applications and services.
One in 10 companies are using Containers for application deployment*. This number is expected to only go higher.
Also, the business case for containers is becoming more and more relevant.
“Just using two containers, instead of two virtual machines where the footprint is 50%, can create savings of 25% on resources.”**
However, there is a big question that comes in the way of deriving full value out of containerized apps.
How much time and resources to invest in creating the container infrastructure that is required for creating container apps but does not add value to your business?
This is precisely where a Container-as-a-Service (CaaS) platform comes in. The CaaS platform can provide you with the necessary infrastructure & container tools, so you can focus on building the container applications or hosting container services.
At SUSE, the engineering team is busy creating the next generation application development and hosting platform for container applications and services – SUSE Container as a Service Platform.
The SUSE CaaS Platform will enable you to provision, manage, and scale container-based applications and services.
You can learn more about container-as-a-service platform, how it works, why it’s important and what it means to organizations.
- Introduction to SUSE CaaS Platform – Webinar
- Technical insights into SUSE CaaS Platform (Demo of container host OS – SUSE Linux Enterprise MicroOS)
Stay tuned, as we develop the story further on SUSE Container as a Service Platform.
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* Forrester Research – Vendor Landscape: Container Solutions For Cloud-Native Applications.
**Containers: Economically, they appear to be a better option than hardware virtualization. 451 Research.