Docker, a private company, is an enterprise technology vendor that provides container platform solutions to build, ship, and manage distributed applications. Enterprise-leading technologists largely use Docker to manage their enterprise's strategy, procurement & implementation of containerization, open source software, virtualization, system administration, system scaling, orchestration, developer management, and IT operations.

Notable enterprise vendors competing for wallet share alongside Docker include: AWS ECS, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Kubernetes (maintained by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation), HashiCorp Nomad, Microsoft Azure Service Fabric, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Apprenda, Mesosphere, and CoreOS Tectonic (Red Hat).

IT leaders need insight into the solutions, reliability, implementation cost, support structure, and compatibility offered by Docker - and its position, stability, and trajectory predominantly within the container platforms and orchestration markets.

Since 2015, ETR has surveyed Docker's target consumer base and end users about their awareness/evaluation levels and forward-looking spending intentions with the company. Our survey methodology, frequency of polling and round table discussions with CIOs, allow us to capture and report, in real-time, changes in customer demand and the impact these changes have on Docker's calendar year spend. Specifically, the data provides actionable insight into whether the company's products and services within Container Orchestration, Container Platforms, Infrastructure Software, Server and Storage are gaining traction and seeing an acceleration, flattening or deceleration in spending intentions within the enterprise.

The most recent spending intentions data for Docker was collected through ETR's proprietary TSIS (Technology Spending Intentions Survey) from 9/12/2018 - 9/27/2018 and was sourced from 284 CIOs and IT end users, which represent approximately $174B in annual IT spend. Further, of the 284 customers, 80 represent Fortune 500 organizations and 111 represent Global 2000 organizations.The report is available for purchase below.

The most recent awareness and evaluations data for Docker was collected through ETR's proprietary PCAS (Private Company Awareness Study) from 05/03/2018 - Present and was sourced from 62 CIOs and CIO-types, which represent approximately $20B in annual IT spend. Further, of the 62 technology end users, 15 represent Fortune 500 organizations and 18 represent Global 2000 organizations. The PCAS report is available by request below.

VENN, ETR's events platform, hosted the COO, Scott Johnston, of Docker on 03/22/2017. VENN also hosted the Director Northeast & FSI, James Frey, of Docker on 02/22/2017. The conversations were recorded, transcribed and analyzed. The transcripts and analysis are available for purchase below.

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