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VMware Advances Container Ambitions

Sep 1, 2016 0 730

At the VMworld 2016 conference this week VMware continued its campaign to stay relevant in the new age of microservices. The vSphere Integrated Containers orchestration engine has been upgraded to include support for a Harbor container registry ...

Container Security: Why Bother?

Aug 31, 2016 0 1001

Are containers secure? Probably not. But knowing each approach’s strengths and risks—and available options—could help ease adoption. Such a decision requires two primary considerations: Containers do not provide the same level of isolation between apps running on ...

VMware Ties Kubernetes to Integrated OpenStack

Aug 26, 2016 1 1225

As part of a broader effort to make sure that VMware virtual machines are employed within an OpenStack environment, VMware this week at an OpenStack East conference demonstrated how an open source Kargo tool can be used ...

Where Do Docker Containers Go from Here?

Jul 13, 2016 0 1044

DockerCon 2016 has come and gone. What does Docker need to do between now and the next DockerCon to assure the success of Docker containers in the enterprise? Here’s a look at where Docker stands currently and ...

VMware Brings IT Automation to Containers

Jun 20, 2016 0 577

As part of an ongoing effort to treat Docker containers as a natural extension of VMware environments, VMware at the Dockercon 2016 conference has announced its Project Bellevue initiative to extend its vRealize Automation software to support ...

A closer look at VMware’s vSphere Integrated Containers

Oct 14, 2015 0 2335

At VMworld 2015, VMware announced vSphere Integrated Containers and the VMware Photon Platform to extend its presence for containers and microservices. The new technologies position VMware as a major player for containers and give existing VMware customers ...

Four ways containers threaten VMware’s 10 year dominance

Jul 1, 2015 1 904

Can containers threaten VMware’s beachhead? Yes. Combined with an exploding ecosystem, they address the top use-cases and add something additional. I started working with VMware during its first ESX beta (nearly 15 years ago!). My first start-up, ...