A recent Rightscale enterprise survey found 48 percent of enterprises use Kubernetes to manage their container deployments.
The support will allow organizations to deploy Knative in a Kubernetes cluster using a one-click install via the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service user interface.
The project is now working on a six-week release cycle cadence that will allow for smaller and more frequent updates.
VMware CEO Patrick Gelsinger told attendees at a recent investor conference that the company was “seeing [a] good uptick” in adoption of PKS.
The Pivotal Function Service is the first multi-cloud packaging of the Kubernetes-based Knative project and operates alongside the Pivotal Application Service and Pivotal Container Service.
“When there is an economic recession that is when people pull in their horns," says Forrester VP John Rymer.
The competitive landscape for managed, on-premises Kubernetes services is becoming increasingly crowded with the likes of Cisco and even Google itself jumping in.
Some view the platform as the death knell for serverless platforms not based on Kubernetes, while others tout patience.
The rise of Kubernetes has made containers a “have to have” at least in terms of future cloud plans, and serverless has quickly taken on the role of promising up-start.
The collaborative platform received an update this week but analysts have noted that uptake of the service remains elusive.
The latest funding round pushes the company's total haul to nearly a quarter-billion dollars since its founding in 2013.
The company acquired the software when it scooped up SEIM vendor Viewtrust in 2014.
Michael Dell told Dell Technologies World attendees to use software, data, AI, and IoT to remain relevant.
It claims 50 of the Fortune 500 companies use Pivotal Cloud Foundry software.
The cloud-native software company said it will price 37 million Class A shares between $14 and $16 per share.