The application container market is set to grow from $762 million in 2016 to $2.7 billion by 2020. This according to 451 Research’s latest Cloud-Enabling Technologies Market Monitor report. Despite only being a small portion of the overall cloud technologies market, application containers will see the hottest growth, estimated at 40 percent through 2020.
Why? Well, it’s hype mixed with need, with a bit of success on top. Containers have a valid place in the cloud computing technology stack, beyond the hype. In other words, they solve a core problem facing those moving applications to the cloud or building net-new