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The Role of Containers in a Modernization Effort - IBM/Red Hat

January 25, 2023 | 10:30 AM11:30 AM

Continuing Education/Training Opportunity

Produced and hosted by IBM/Red Hat. DIR is an educational sponsor under the Technology Today Series.


According to IDC, more than half of all applications worldwide are "legacy" applications, and a separate report from 2022 shows that 80% of legacy applications will be modernized within the next two years. Organizations are under pressure to modernize to reduce risk, stay competitive, and increase market agility. This session will explore some of the challenges and pathways to application modernization and explore how containers, a key technology, are used to modernize and improve application delivery.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand why customers want to modernize and the key challenges
  • Describe the different modalities associated with modernization
  • Understand why containers are a key technology for application modernization
  • Learn how GitOps and containers can streamline software delivery

Register here and join this session to find out how containers play an important role in your modernization efforts in the State of Texas.

For any questions or requests contact Ashley Liburdi at

IBM discovers, designs, and develops advanced information technology, and translates that into value for our clients. The essentials of government transformation are rooted in hybrid cloud, data and AI, automation, and cybersecurity. IBM embraces an open way of working by bringing a diverse set of voices and technologies together. With a dedicated focus toward accelerating outcomes, we collaborate closely, ideate freely and swiftly, and apply breakthrough innovations that can drive exponential impact on how the business of government gets done.