New Nirmata Study: More than Half of Kubernetes Users Cite Lack of Expertise Prevents Wider Adoption Across the OrganizationJanuary 24, 2019
The study surveyed 152 IT professionals who are using Kubernetes and are at the forefront of managing their applications in today’s digital age. The survey highlights that more than 50 percent of users are using Kubernetes in production, and nearly 40 percent are also using it in development and testing environments.
In addition, in today’s always-on world, those responsible for managing customers digital experience want to increasingly take advantage of microservices and containers by using Kubernetes to stay innovative but cite other key adoption challenges:
- Half (50 percent) of the IT professionals indicated management and operational complexity as a hurdle
- Nearly half (41 percent) of the respondents reported that security risks are often a concern with innovative projects as they may increase their organization’s attack surface
Despite the challenges, the research shows that Kubernetes has become mainstream with 78 percent stating that they have started their journey using microservices.