Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 83 - Page 75

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DRIVING INNOVATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST WITH KUBERNETES

Container use in enterprises is exploding across the globe . Kubernetes , the de facto platform for orchestrating containers today , is an open-source container orchestration platform that automates deploying , managing , and scaling containerised applications . Mohamad Rizk , Regional Director , Middle East and CIS , Veeam Software , explains how Middle East organisations can drive innovation with Kubernetes .

Container use in enterprises is exploding across the globe . Kubernetes , the de facto platform for orchestrating containers today , is an open-source container orchestration platform that automates deploying , managing , and scaling containerised applications . A recent Cloud-native Computing Foundation ( CNCF ) survey found that 92 % of responding companies run containers in production , and 83 % of those deployments use Kubernetes . The Middle East is not far behind ! According to findings of the Veeam Data Protection Trends Report 2022 , 69 % of UAE organisations and 76 % of Saudi Arabian organisations are already running containers in production , while 29 % and 22 % respectively plan to do so in the next 12 months .

The advantages of a virtualised infrastructure are well documented . Greater workload mobility , availability of resources , automated operations and increased performance .
Why containers and Kubernetes ?
The advantages of a virtualised infrastructure are well documented . Greater workload mobility , availability of resources , automated operations and increased performance are all benefits of virtualisation that
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