In a recent report, Gartner identified four (4) of the top challenges that arise when deploying Kubernetes and a step-by-step plan to help you choose the right deployment model for your business.
Challenge: Evaluation criteria
Due to a lack of experience in container management, there aren’t, commonly found, criteria for evaluating container platforms within enterprise IT
Team up with application leaders and identify your organization’s deployment priorities based on seven criteria
Challenge: Deployment models
While there may be a lack of evaluation criteria, there is no lack of of deployment models to choose from.
Before you choose a deployment model, try to get a understand the trade-offs of each by using Gartner’s assessment results.
Challenge: Response time
Despite a being a relatively young and evolving market, leaders are expected to respond to a development team’s needs for Kubernetes quickly.
Solution: Cloud capability
Take advantage of a cloud-like container service to gain the speed needed to meet your team’s needs
Challenge: Management capabilities
Security, monitoring and storage/networking integration are not “built in” to Kubernetes
Solution: Container management software
Choose a production-proven container management platform that supports hybrid cloud and multicloud use cases
To learn more about these challenges and how to solve them; download the report.