New Wave Report

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

The Eight Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

October 16th, 2018
Dave Bartoletti, null
Dave Bartoletti
With contributors:
Glenn O'Donnell , Frederic Giron , Amanda Lipson , Han Bao , Bill Nagel


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.

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