Many of the world’s leading fintech startups and traditional players are adopters of the technology. First developed by Google in 2014, and subsequently given to the community as an open-source initiative, the technology has quickly become the most popular orchestration tool available.
There has been a lot of discussion over the past few years about the need for businesses to go ‘cloud native’ as they try to meet customer demands and bring new services to market more quickly. Put simply, this approach to building and deploying applications helps create cost efficiencies, develop new ideas rapidly, and scale up your service quickly. Kubernetes provides the building blocks and underlying infrastructure to enable this.
There are several reasons that Kubernetes is becoming the go-to technology for both established financial institutions and cutting edge startups: