Case studies

CNCF end users are telling their stories to help elevate the technical conversations to business objectives and challenges. These are real-world use cases about the impact cloud native projects are having on their business. Click through to read how our end users have used cloud native technologies and CNCF projects to help their business.

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10 Prometheus instances

August 23, 2018

Adform: Providing monitoring as a service with Prometheus

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3x Greater efficiency

September 6, 2018

Adform: Improving performance and morale with cloud native

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50% Reduction in load time

September 17, 2019

Staying true to its culture, adidas got 40% of its most impactful systems running on Kubernetes in a year

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99.9% SLA achieved

November 1, 2019

AlphaSense: A hot AI startup relies on Kubernetes to support its exponential growth

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1000+ Transactions per second

March 6, 2018

Amadeus: Another technical evolution for a 30-year-old company

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20 billion Number of historical records

July 15, 2017

Ancestry: Digging into the past with new technology

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Ant Financial

256k Transactions per second

July 31, 2019

Ant Financial’s hypergrowth strategy using Kubernetes

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2x Reduction in MTTR

August 15, 2019

Linkerd is Apester’s ‘safety net’ against cascading failure from forgotten timeouts

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1600 Deployments weekly

March 26, 2019

How AppDirect supported the 10x growth of its engineering staff with Kubernetes

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1600 CPU, 3.2 TB RAM Compute needed for AI experiments

April 8, 2020

How cloud native is enabling Babylon’s medical AI innovations

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99% Reduction in time to create new service

September 9, 2017

BlaBlaCar: Turning to containerization to support millions of rideshares

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August 8, 2017

BlackRock: Rolling out Kubernetes in production in 100 days

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90% Hardware utilization

September 12, 2019

Bloomberg: An early adopter’s success with Kubernetes at scale

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500 Services built in 8 months

February 13, 2020

After learning the ropes with a Kubernetes distribution, built a platform of its own

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Booz Allen Hamilton

50% Cost savings

October 11, 2019

How Booz Allen Hamilton is helping modernize the federal government with Kubernetes

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2.5 weeks Concept to customer value

May 7, 2019

Bose: Supporting rapid development for millions of IoT products with Kubernetes

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97% Reduction in deployment time

June 28, 2017

Box: An early adopter envisions a new cloud platform

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August 4, 2017

Buffer: Making deployments easy for a small, distributed team

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Capital One

75% Reduction in costs

July 5, 2018

Capital One: Supporting fast decisioning applications with Kubernetes

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75% Virtualization overhead reduction

July 2, 2019

CERN: Processing petabytes of data more efficiently with Kubernetes

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China Minsheng Bank

2x Resource utilization

January 23, 2020

With Kubernetes, China Minsheng Bank transformed its legacy applications—and moved into AI, blockchain, and big data

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