Google is turning over its container management program, Kubernetes, to this new open-source foundation. Installing cloud-native applications can be tricky. The technology is still new enough that finding a cloud-native savvy developer or system administrator can be harder than finding hen's teeth, So, it was that Docker and Microsoft decided to make it easier for everyone with the Cloud Native Application Bundle (CNAB). What does that mean for you? Brendan Burns, Microsoft software engineer and Kubernetes co-founder tweeted: "Imagine installing a complete distributed application from a USB stick."
Microsoft will continue its drive to modernize the way it does business…with business. Eduardo Kassner, Microsoft's Worldwide Director of Cloud Solution Architecture and Barry Briggs, former CTO of Microsoft IT, will lead a webinar designed to encourage businesses to make the leap to the cloud next week. In a post by James Staten, Chief Strategist of Microsoft's Cloud Enterprise sector, the company boasts of strong interest from IT leaders. Microsoft offers a free e-book, titled'Enterprise Cloud Strategy' to help guide business leaders. Staten points out more than 50,000 people have downloaded the guide since it was made available a few months ago.
Over the past few years, cloud computing has been evolving at a rapid rate. It is becoming the norm in today's software solutions. Forrester believes that that cloud computing will be a 191 billion market by 2020. According to the 2016 State of Cloud Survey conducted by RightScale, 96% of its respondents are using the cloud, with more enterprise workloads shifting towards public and private clouds. Adoption in both hybrid cloud and DevOps have gone up as well.