We have data on 26 companies that use LXC. The companies using LXC are most often found in United States and in the Information Technology and Services industry. LXC is most often used by companies with >10000 employees and >1000M dollars in revenue. Our data for LXC usage goes back as far as 1 years and 3 months.
|Company||Cboe Global Markets Inc|
|Company||Riverbed Technology, Inc.|
|Company||Red Hat Inc|
We use the best indexing techniques combined with advanced data science to monitor the market share of over 15,000 technology products, including OS-level Virtualization (Containers). By scanning billions of public documents, we are able to collect deep insights on every company, with over 100 data fields per company at an average. In the OS-level Virtualization (Containers) category, LXC has a market share of about 0.1%. Other major and competing products in this category include:
LXC (Linux containers) is an userspace interface for the Linux kernel containment features. It offers an API (Application Programming Interface) and simple tools that allows Linux users to easily create and manage system or application containers. It uses features such as kernel namespaces (ipc, uts, mount, pid, network and user), apparmor and SELinux profiles, Seccomp policies, Chroots (using pivot_root), kernel capabilities, CGroups (control groups) to contain processes. Its goal is to create an environment as close as possible to a standard Linux installation but without the need for a separate kernel.
Looking at LXC customers by industry, we find that Information Technology and Services (19%), Computer Software (19%), Telecommunications (10%), Computer Networking (5%) and Higher Education (5%) are the largest segments.
41% of LXC customers are in United States and 14% are in France.
Of all the customers that are using LXC, a majority (57%) are large (>1000 employees), 11% are small (<50 employees) and 6% are medium-sized.
Of all the customers that are using LXC, 40% are small (<$50M), 0% are medium-sized and 42% are large (>$1000M).