The CNCF End User Technology Radar is a guide for evaluating cloud native technologies, on behalf of the CNCF End User Community. Read more...

DevSecOps, September 2021

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The Themes

1. Security is the main focus of DevSecOps, at the expense of developer experience

Available tools are serving security teams better than developers. The Radar team felt that the DevSecOps developer experience is cumbersome - there are too many tools that are hard to consume, creating a messy development environment.  Show More

2. The pace of change in the security space is rapid

More and more new tools are coming to the market to support DevSecOps, but practitioners are struggling to keep up with the ever-changing landscape and evaluate what tools are best for their needs. Show More

3. Microsegmentation capability is very important, but presents a significant challenge

Many organizations are unable to successfully operationalize segmentation within cloud native environments. While many organizations have introduced robust DevOps processes, traditional network security practices have not kept pace with the shift to cloud native.  Show More

The End User companies

Allianz DirectMeltwaterPostFinanceDiscover Financial ServicesUPchieveZalandoShopifyNetMatchBoxNIPRREWE International Dienstleistungsges.m.b.h.WestwingSpotifyGMXThermo Fisher ScientificEquityZenSnow SoftwareDB SystelZendeskIntuitSquarespace
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The Radar Team

Sergiu Petean

Sergiu Petean

Head of DevOps at Allianz Direct

Sergiu is an Entrepreneur, Senior Technology and Strategy leader, with more than 15 years spent working with digital technology.

Keith Nielsen

Keith Nielsen

Director Cloud Architecture at Discover Financial Services

Keith Nielsen got his start with IBM working on application runtimes and now works at Discover Financial Services where he is responsible for Discover’s Cloud Business Office. Keith’s current focus is on solving the challenges of Hybrid Cloud with a focus on Kubernetes ecosystem and all the capabilities needed to support it.

The data

The CNCF End User Community was asked to describe what their companies recommend for different solutions: Adopt, Trial, Assess or Hold. This table shows how the End User companies rated each technology.


The industries

Financial Services3
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