The Linux Foundation along with a number of enterprises, cloud service providers , telcos and vendors have banded together to form the Cloud Native Computing Foundation in a bid to standardise and advance Linux containerisation for cloud.
Pure-play OpenStack vendor Mirantis has teamed with CoreOS to integrate its distribution of the open source cloud software with Tectonic, CoreOS’ commercial Kubernetes distribution.
HP is to acquire ActiveState’s Stackato business for an undisclosed sum, which the company said would give a boost to its hybrid cloud strategy.
Rancher Labs, a startup developing Linux container-based infrastructure-as-a-service software, has secured $10m in a series A round of funding, which it said would be used to bolster its engineering and development efforts.
Linux containers have been around for some time but only now is the technology reaching a level of maturity enterprise cloud developers are comfortable with, explained John Engates, Rackspace’s chief technology officer.
VMware has open sourced two sets of tools the company said would accelerate cloud adoption in the enterprise and improve their security posture.
Microsoft has announced Azure Service Fabric, a framework for ISVs and startups developing highly scalable cloud applications which combines a range of microservices, orchestration, automation and monitoring tools. The move comes as the software company looks to deepen its use of – and ties to – open source tech. Azure Service Fabric, which is based […]
Microsoft has announced a number of updates to its cloud and virtualisation platforms that improve support for Docker deployments on Azure and Hyper-V.
Google and OpenStack vendor Mirantis announced the two companies are teaming up to integrate Kubernetes with OpenStack in a bid to improve hybrid cloud support for Linux containers.
Deutsche Telekom is experimenting with running virtualised network functions in Linux containers, a senior researcher engineer at the German incumbent telco told BCN.