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Is Your Enterprise Prepared for a Container-Driven Future? Check These Five Things To Find Out
Containers have captured the attention of enterprises worldwide. To pursue cloud-native excellence and transform IT infrastructure, embracing them is crucial. But how seamlessly can these next-gen tools be adopted? Is your infrastructure equipped to support a sustainable container strategy in the long run? In other words, don’t just dive head-first into containerization. Conducting a readiness assessment of your organization’s foundational infrastructure is a necessary first step.
Why Enterprises Are Embracing Containers
Containers are revolutionizing traditional, monolithic app development by introducing a modern development ecosystem. Their appeal lies in efficiency and agility. Unlike monolithic structures, containers are lightweight, sitting atop operating systems rather than having standalone environments. This feature makes them easily deployable across multiple platforms, with a smaller footprint than virtual machines. They are shareable, portable, and can be deployed and deleted swiftly.
Still, although the Kubernetes community and software are advancing rapidly, enterprise IT often moves at a different pace, posing both technical and cultural challenges to the adoption of cloud-native technology. In order to be sure your organization is fully prepared for the transition to containers, here are some key internal topics you need to address:
Once you have thoroughly considered and answered these five items, you will have a sense of your organizational readiness for a containerization strategy. Then what?
Portworx Enterprise by Pure Storage is a brilliant next step. Portworx Enterprise offers a comprehensive solution that helps you align with the evolving IT landscape, address any organizational weaknesses, and build a solid foundation for deploying containers. Portworx Data Services provides an automated solution for deploying and operating a managed, production-grade data service on Kubernetes. Their enterprise-grade security ensures high availability, point-and-click backup and restore, and up to zero RPO disaster recovery, including subscription options like PX-Backup for complete application protection. Plus, as a 100% software solution, Portworx runs seamlessly on any infrastructure and comes with both 24x7x365 enterprise support and access to comprehensive documentation, forums, and tutorials. If you’re looking for a foundation to build your containerization strategy, there’s no better option.
A well-thought-out container strategy, paired with the right tools and solutions and implemented by a trusted Pure Partner like TeraSky, can position your enterprise for success. Contact TeraSky today to get started!