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CloudHealth Technologies Enables Businesses to Unleash the Full Potential of Containers with First-of-its-Kind Container Governance Module
[November 14, 2017]

CloudHealth Technologies Enables Businesses to Unleash the Full Potential of Containers with First-of-its-Kind Container Governance Module

CloudHealth Technologies today announced the CloudHealth Container Governance Module, the industry's first ever container governance offering, enabling customers to unleash the full business potential of containers without sacrificing governance or visibility.

Container adoption is skyrocketing. Gartner (News - Alert) predicts more than 50 percent of enterprises will be running containers in production by the year 2020.1 Hand in hand with containerized deployments is the move toward serverless and functions-as-a-service, with adoption of offerings like AWS Lambda climbing rapidly. Yet a containerized, serverless world, for all its speed and flexibility, also presents significant challenges -- such as loss of visibility. In the shifting sands of this "black box" environment, enterprises struggle to determine which services and apps are consuming resources and driving cost, and to understand consumption and utilization.

"Running a containerized environment helps us maintain our incredibly high standard of agility of feature velocity," said Ben Chess, Director of Engineering, Yelp (News - Alert). "At the same time, transparency is a must, so we can measure resource consumption and allocate costs appropriately across our hybrid environment. CloudHealth lets us maximize the value of our container deployment by telling us how well utilized it is and whether our clusters have the right mix of supporting resources. That insight is pivotal: It enables us to make informed, strategic business decisions without additional overhead."

Today, customers using Kubernetes- and Mesos-based orchestrators to manage their containerized environments can take advantage of the CloudHealth Container Governance Module, which provides a variety of business benefits, including:

  • Unparalleled Visibility: Reveals what services are consuming the most resources;
  • Resource Optimization: Pinpoints opportunities for ongoing optimization, so businesses can ensure they have the right infrastructure resoures to support their cluster; and
  • Cost Control: Delivers insights on resource utilization waste to better control spend.

CloudHealth Technologies is also planning support for AWS ECS and Lambda for Usage and Cost allocation, with visibility, cost allocation, and management for ECS clusters and Lambda Functions. AWS ECS has seen significant adoption among many leading companies, including Nextdoor, Prezi and Expedia (News - Alert).

"CloudHealth customers are rapidly adopting containers as a catalyst for new application architectures and deployments in always available environments," said Joe Kinsella, CTO and Founder, CloudHealth Technologies. "This improves scaling, delivers better efficiency, reduces operations, provides greater agility and improves platform independence. Adopting containers changes how customers deploy and operate their workloads. In this new environment, it's critical that they know how to optimize and deliver ROI. The CloudHealth Container Governance Module seamlessly integrates with our cloud console, providing a single pane of glass for managing all your applications and infrastructure, regardless of technology."

CloudHealth supports containers in all cloud and data center environments running on Kubernetes- and Mesos-based orchestrators including RedHat OpenShift, Mesosphere DC/OS, CoreOS Tectonic, Azure Kubernetes Service, Google (News - Alert) Kubernetes Service, and more. For more information, visit

About CloudHealth Technologies

CloudHealth, the recognized worldwide leader in the growing Cloud Service Management industry, provides integrated reporting, recommendations and active policy management to help companies control the problems associated with "cloud chaos." Our comprehensive platform gives enterprise companies and MSPs the ability to visualize, optimize and govern their cloud and hybrid environments. By providing analysis and deep insight into historical trends, capacity planning, resource optimization and resource automation, CloudHealth enables stakeholders ranging from C-level executives to engineers, cloud specialists, architects, IT directors and LOB managers to improve performance and drive value through their cloud ecosystems. Well-known organizations that rely on CloudHealth's capabilities and expertise include Amtrak, Dow Jones, Acquia, and Sumo Logic, among others. Based in Boston, the company is backed by Kleiner Perkins, Meritech, Sapphire Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, .406 Ventures and Sigma Prime Ventures. For continuous product updates, industry news and engagement, visit us at or follow us @cloudhealthtech.

1 Gartner. Market Guide for Container Management Software. August 2017.

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