June 24, 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.

Redis Labs Simplifies Data Microservices Platform Deployment

Jun 23, 2017 0 98

For some time now Redis Labs has been making a case for a data services framework that could be deployed anywhere. Whether in support of microservices based on a Docker container or in a platform-as-service (PaaS) environment, ...

Inside the Microservices War for Java Apps

Jun 22, 2017 0 137

Most of the monolithic applications that enterprise IT organizations are looking to deconstruct into more manageable microservices are written in Java. As that process gets underway in earnest, however, the two leading stalwarts of the Java world, ...

Red Hat Extends Kubernetes Support in Fedora Atomic Host

Jun 20, 2017 0 155

The Fedora project is an instance of Linux Red Hat employs to give IT organizations early access to new technologies the company might employ in future distributions of Linux. In the latest beta release of Fedora, Red ...

VMware Leans on Apcera to Manage Containers

Jun 15, 2017 0 418

IT organizations in large numbers have been deploying containers on top of VMware because that’s the dominant platform deployed inside most enterprise IT organizations. But many of those organizations also want to be able to deploy those ...

HPE, Mesosphere Tighten Integration

Jun 14, 2017 0 252

Mesosphere and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have tightened their relationship by integrating their respective management platforms. At the recent Discover 2017 conference hosted by HPE, the two companies announced that they have integrated Mesosphere’s Data Center Operating ...

IBM Intros Cloud Cost Analysis Tool to Drive Container Use

Jun 13, 2017 0 193

IBM has unfurled a Cloud Brokerage Services Cost and Asset Management software-as-a-service (SaaS) application in response to the rising popularity of container adoption within on-premises IT environments. While many IT organizations once automatically defaulted to public clouds ...

Qualys Extends Monitoring Reach to Docker Containers

Jun 12, 2017 0 235

At a Gartner Security and Risk Management conference today, Qualys announced it has extended its continuous monitoring service to support Docker containers. Qualys developed a container sensor that can be distributed as a Docker image to make ...

Oracle Preps Managed Kubernetes Service

Jun 6, 2017 0 322

At the CoreOS Fest 2017 conference last week, Oracle announced it will be making available instances of CoreOS Container Linux on its public cloud in addition to committing to providing access to a Kubernetes container orchestration platform ...

Microsoft Automates App Deployments on Kubernetes

Jun 2, 2017 0 313

At the CoreOS Fest 2017 conference this week Microsoft announced it is making available an open source Draft tool that makes it possible for developers to spin up a Kubernetes container cluster using two commands. Developed by ...