April 29, 2017
Mike Vizard

Mike Vizard is a seasoned IT journalist with over 25 years of experience. He also contributed to IT Business Edge, Channel Insider, Baseline and a variety of other IT titles. Previously, Vizard was the editorial director for Ziff-Davis Enterprise as well as Editor-in-Chief for CRN and InfoWorld.

Alibaba Bets on Containers Running on Bare-Metal Servers

Apr 24, 2017 0 270

Aiming to provide IT organizations with as much flexibility as possible, Alibaba Group has unfurled an instance of a private cloud service based on Docker containers running on bare-metal servers. Hong Tang, chief architect for Alibaba Cloud, ...

Mirantis Ties Kubernetes, OpenStack in Managed Service

Apr 21, 2017 0 319

At the Dockercon 2017 conference this week Mirantis moved to tie Kubernetes and OpenStack more tightly together via a managed cloud service that enables IT organizations to manage both platforms via a single console. Boris Renksi, chief ...

Dockercon 2017: Docker Sharpens Enterprise Focus

Apr 20, 2017 0 325

For much of the existence of Docker, the primary focus of Docker Inc. has been on developing new applications. At the Dockercon 2017 conference this week, Docker Inc. made it clear it’s now turning its attention to ...

Electric Cloud Marries Microservices to DevOps

Apr 19, 2017 0 383

With the rise of microservices enabled by containers, DevOps is about to become IT organizations’ dominant challenge. Even when an IT organization has achieved some level of DevOps maturity, the complexity associated with managing microservices at scale ...

Red Hat Makes Legacy App Case for Containers

Apr 17, 2017 0 568

Red Hat is extending its campaign to become a dominant provider of platforms for hosting contain applications with an update to the Red Hat Container Platform that adds the latest version of the Kubernetes orchestration engine and ...

Cloud Foundry Brings IT to Where the Developers Are

Apr 13, 2017 0 365

Popular wisdom holds that a shortage of developers hamstrings rollouts of new applications. But, as it turns out, organizations that have invested in platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environments and containers suffer much less in this regard than those that ...

HPE Rises to Container Management Challenge

Apr 12, 2017 0 310

As containers rise in popularity, IT vendors are racing to develop management frameworks that will enable IT organizations to manage containers wherever they reside. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced that it will be one of the ...

SUSE Preps CaaS Platform Atop Kubernetes

Apr 12, 2017 0 450

Now that IT organizations are getting more comfortable with containers, IT vendors are starting to position themselves to provide the frameworks through which all those containers will be managed. SUSE has become the latest to join the ...

IBM Working with Google, Lyft on Microservices Management

Apr 7, 2017 0 350

IBM is partnering with Google and Lyft on developing microservice management infrastructure for applications built on top of Kubernetes. At the same time, IBM is working on extending a framework for managing clusters in a way that ...