DXC Technology unveils managed container service to improve and accelerate client DevSecOps processes

DXC Technology, provider of  end-to-end IT services company, announced on Monday a new service, DXC Managed Container Platform as a Service (PaaS) powered by Red Hat OpenShift, which improves and accelerates clients’ application development and deployment processes.

DXC Managed Container PaaS powered by Red Hat OpenShift enables developers to build, deploy and manage containerized applications on a single platform, across hybrid and cloud infrastructures. The platform runs on a fully managed DXC environment and can be combined with DXC’s cloud-native application development and managed security solutions to enable a true DevSecOps enterprise experience.

The service leverages DXC Bionix to offer clients a combination of technology and services that provides them with the increased security, speed and agility they require to speed legacy and cloud-native applications to market.

Supported by DXC’s automation and CloudOps, the service scales quickly to address changing business needs. The service transforms application deployment models by shifting processes to a secure, container-based approach that can be implemented across multiple clouds. High-value business outcomes Red Hat OpenShift unites application development and operations teams onto a single platform to build, deploy and manage applications.

Continuous integration, increased agility and shorter development life cycles accelerate application deployments and drives greater business value and lowers operating costs. According to an IDC study on the benefits of Red Hat OpenShift, businesses sped up the application delivery and major feature releases by an average of 66 percent.

The DXC Managed Container PaaS powered by Red Hat OpenShift enables continuous creation, delivery, collaboration and development of applications across IT operations and development teams; improves application development cycles by up to 66 percent on average, enabling faster time to market; and provides automation that enables the service to be quickly scaled to support changing business needs.

It also includes incident management, patching, monitoring, scale-out, performance reporting, and backup and recovery; and features a full development suite with a DevSecOps tool chain, enabling greater security capabilities and risk compliance. This service was developed as a high-availability container platform managed service with a 99.9 percent guaranteed service level from DXC.

The service was jointly developed by DXC and Red Hat engineers to take advantage of the latest advancement in applications development and to enable integration across legacy applications and modern, managed cloud environments.

“Digital transformation is not achieved solely through new technologies; being able to effectively integrate, deploy and maintain these technologies is a crucial step for enterprises to truly transform,” said Eugene O’Callaghan, senior vice president and general manager, Cloud and Platform Services, DXC Technology. “DXC is well positioned to address these needs by providing cloud-native application development services combined with a high level of SLA for enterprise-grade managed services for Red Hat’s OpenShift Container Platform.”

“Developers can now use DXC Managed Container PaaS powered by Red Hat OpenShift, based upon open standards and proven enterprise-grade open source technology, to develop cloud-native applications that can run across public, private and hybrid environments,” said Ashesh Badani, vice president and general manager, OpenShift, Red Hat. “This new solution from DXC offers customers a robust service, to help enterprises more efficiently modernize their enterprise applications built from industry standards, including Kubernetes.”

“Container technology has emerged as a popular way to optimize the software development processes and increase business agility and time to market with new applications,” said Gary Chen, research manager for IDC’s Software Defined Compute practice. “It can help application development teams increase the frequency of their deployments while at the same time improving code quality.”


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