Trends Report

Navigate The Cloud-Native Ecosystem In 2022

Kubernetes-Based Cloud-Native Ecosystems Are Driving Digital Innovation

October 25th, 2022
With contributors:
Stephanie Balaouras , Lauren Nelson , Tianchen Feng , Bill Nagel


Cloud-native is core to modern IT infrastructure, thanks to the power of the Kubernetes distributed compute backbone. Vibrant open source communities, effective product implementations by vendors, and savvy adoption by enterprises have created a dynamic, powerful cloud-native ecosystem that puts cloud scale in the hands of business and public sector users. These dynamics are enabling new domains of innovation by broadening access to big data, analytics, AI and machine learning, the edge, and blockchain. This report provides an overview of cloud-native open source projects and the vendors that support them to help tech leaders create a strategic approach to these transformative technologies.

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