Container management automates the creation, deployment and scaling of containers at scale. The great thing about containers is they are easy to rip and replace. The challenge of containers is that a cloud-native application environment can be made up of thousands of them. Keeping track of which ones are running where and when is beyond the ability of any IT team to accomplish without the aid of a management platform. As cloud-native applications are more widely deployed in 2023, container management issues are moving to the fore.