Why You’re Choosing a Multi-Platform Approach, According to Our Research


Developers and operators are using a combination of PaaS, containers, and serverless to build new cloud-native applications as well as refactor existing applications. They are also focused on integrating these new technologies with existing environments, while also looking for flexibility to adapt to new technologies. The Cloud Foundry community, in particular, continues to work hard to pull in new technologies — like Kubernetes, Istio, Envoy, and many others — to ensure the Cloud Foundry platform continues to evolve to meet the needs of our growing user base.

The crossover among these technologies is fascinating. While 77 percent of respondents report using a PaaS alone, a full 64 percent report using a combination of PaaS and containers while 43 percent report using a combination of PaaS and serverless. You can see how IT decision makers have adopted a “choose your own adventure” approach as they make use of a wide array of cloud-native technologies.

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