Pega has announced support for Kubernetes to provide its clients a new option for cloud containerization orchestration on AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Pivotal, and Red Hat.
In a first-of-its-kind program, Pega Cloud Choice Guarantee has helped clients stay agile by avoiding cloud vendor lock-in. It gives clients the flexibility to run their Pega applications on Pega’s fully-managed Pega Cloud Services or on their Pega-certified cloud infrastructure provider of choice.
At the same time, containerization has changed the way organizations manage their cloud applications. Kubernetes has quickly become the leader in cloud orchestration by enabling increased scalability, flexibility, and data security.
With this announcement, the company now expands its Cloud Choice Guarantee by supporting the following flavors of Kubernetes offered from leading cloud providers: AWS Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), Microsoft Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Pivotal Container Service (PKS), and Red Hat OpenShift.
This means Pega clients can host their applications on these top cloud providers while also leveraging Kubernetes to orchestrate their containerization strategies. This demonstrates Pega’s ongoing commitment to continually certify in-demand cloud choice options requested by clients.
“As organizations continue to turn to the cloud, they want a modern cloud architecture that gives them the flexibility and cost control needed to succeed in today’s fast-changing markets,” said Don Schuerman, CTO and vice president, product marketing, Pegasystems. “Pega understands our clients have different needs, so we provide them powerful ways to manage their cloud deployments without taking any of their options away. By supporting containerization with Kubernetes, we continue to provide the flexibility our clients need to run their applications while also future proofing their technology as they scale their business.”
Customers today want flexibility and scalability when it comes to their cloud deployments. Pega Cloud Services gives customers peace of mind so they can focus on other issues while it manages the platform. Clients also have the option to self-manage their software on their preferred Pega-certified cloud infrastructure provider.
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