Cloud Native and Kubernetes Finops Microsurvey

Published: December 14, 2023

Cloud spending has jumped dramatically as Kubernetes has driven the usage of cloud environments to record highs, and while most organizations lack a clear insight, they are taking firm steps towards establishing cost control.

Kubernetes has driven cloud spend up for nearly half (49%) of those surveyed in CNCF’s latest microsurvey report on Cloud Native and Kubernetes FinOps, whether that is from demanding more resources or enabling larger-scale deployments. Respondents told us their costs had increased slightly or significantly after implementing the popular orchestration platform. Just under a third (28%) said their costs were unchanged.