Many organizations have had success dabbling with with Linux Containers. Once you take a small project and have success, the epiphany happens - and you ask yourself: 1. What else can we containerize? 2. Can we put everything in containers? 3. How do we get traditional applications into containers? Virtual Machines aren't going anywhere and applications made up of Containers and Virtual Machines are becoming the norm.
How to build an application made of containers and virtual machines in a scaleable way