February 28, 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.

HPE Commits to Mesosphere

Feb 23, 2017 0 279

When it comes to container technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has been considerably more aggressive than any other major vendor in terms of bundling third-party platforms with its IT infrastructure offering. After striking an alliance with Docker ...

Weaveworks Enables Container Networks for IoT

Feb 21, 2017 0 140

Given the lightweight nature of containers and the limited amount of memory and storage available on embedded systems, there should be a natural affinity for building and deploying containerized applications in internet of things (IoT) environments. To ...

SAP Looks to Microservices to Advance Hybrid Cloud Strategy

Feb 17, 2017 0 244

At its recent Capital Markets Day SAP executives told industry analysts that microservices will soon emerge as a core technology that will enable the company to leapfrog competitors in implementing a multi-cloud strategy. Bernd Leukert, a member ...

MapR Extends Big Data Reach to Docker Containers

Feb 15, 2017 0 436

For the better part of a year now, MapR Technologies has been making a case for deploying a converged data platform based on Hadoop that has been optimized for microservices. Now the company is extending that platform ...

Anchore Adds Scanning to Container Navigation Service

Feb 13, 2017 0 261

One major advantage to containers is they make it possible for developers to package applications so they’re more productive. One major disadvantage is ensuring those containers comply with security policies. To help solve that issue, Anchore has ...

Docker Takes on Secrets Management

Feb 9, 2017 0 315

The current general perception is that containers are less secure than legacy approaches to developing and deploying applications. Docker Inc. revealed it plans to make it obvious to all that containers are a better way to secure ...

Aqua Security Nanosegments Container Security

Feb 7, 2017 0 273

Most of the attention paid thus far to container security has been focused on scanning images for potential vulnerabilities. But there’s a world of difference between identifying vulnerabilities and being able to enforce security policies across a ...

Minio Launches Docker-Based Distributed Object Storage Server

Jan 31, 2017 0 401

For some time now, Minio has been making available an open-source distributed object server in a beta format that sits on top of Docker containers. Starting today, that distributed object server is now generally available, complete with ...

IBM: Rate of Cloud Adoption Bodes Well for Microservices

Jan 30, 2017 0 375

Just about every IT organization realizes by now that making the transition to the cloud is a journey. It begins with a few small steps involving a few software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications and firing up a few virtual ...

Red Hat Updates OpenShift Container Platform

Jan 23, 2017 0 519

As part of a concerted effort to become a major driver in the shift toward containers, Red Hat has added support for the latest instance of Kubernetes container orchestration engine and the ability to provision container storage ...