This category is open to all private companies, privately funded or VC backed (Series C or earlier), under seven years old.
It is open to Containers startups offering innovative solutions to enterprises based anywhere around the world.
451 Group says container spending will reach $1.6B in 2018 with a 31% compound annual growth rate through 2022. Everyone has heard of Docker and Kubernetes – but who are the other hottest players in the fast-evolving container stack? This category will seek to recognize the early stage companies who are delivering next generation application infrastructure that help containers evolve from developer laptops to full scale enterprise production success stories.