Enterprise digital transformation has been accelerating as line of business needs change to meet diverse consumer expectations, a trend that has been especially emphasized during the pandemic. Modern applications that are natively built for containers and the cloud can rapidly deliver new functionality by leveraging new infrastructure and development tools.
Several options are available to enterprises embarking on an application modernization journey or building new solutions as a step toward creating an agile business. The overall trend has been a shift toward containers to ship and deploy software to the public cloud, which has become a primary destination. The combination of containers and public cloud infrastructure and application/data services allows enterprises to develop applications faster than ever.