Accenture and Docker Accelerate the Modernization of Business-Critical Applications

Docker and Accenture have partnered to deliver a repeatable Containers as a Service offering for customers looking to modernize their traditional applications the Docker platform. This partnership and allows organizations to achieve increased efficiencies and reduced infrastructure costs for their most critical applications while preserving application flexibility and portability. The Docker platform when combined with Accenture’s global expertise in building CaaS environments provides businesses a repeatable method for modernizing traditional application infrastructure that provides the flexibility, agility, cost savings and integration with modern Continuous Integration and Delivery practices they require to innovate. 

Read the March 15th, 2017 Press Release: Accenture and Docker Expand Relationship, Add Container Services to Accenture Cloud Factory to Accelerate the Migration of Business Applications to the Cloud

“We were looking for a way to modernize our existing applications while reducing dependency on legacy infrastructure and proprietary software platforms. Using Docker and the Accenture Cloud Factory, we are able to rapidly migrate our business application components into containers at a pace and economics we could not achieve internally. In the process, we established workload portability and a modern, secure software delivery pipeline for our business systems that has increased reuse and even improved our own employee productivity.” – Markus Niskanen, Finnish Railway.

Container Migration Factory

Accenture’s Container Migration Factory, provides the centralized process, tooling as well as container and DevOps consulting resources for ensuring that applications are containerized and deployed more rapidly and securely across the software supply chain using Docker Enterprise Edition. Businesses benefit from: 

  • Repeatability – Applications are migrated in a consistent and repeatable manner, with new findings fed back into the migration process
  • Reduced Risk – Consolidate all migration work into a single entity so that migration risks can be better predicted and managed
  • Cost-efficiency – Best practices and reusability are enforced throughout the factory, thereby reducing costs
  • Skills – Leverage container skills across the entire application landscape