May 27, 2018
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.

Intel, Portworx Collaborate on Platform Architectures for Containers

May 24, 2018 0 56

As more containers head into production environments, interest in reference architectures for creating the IT infrastructure on which those containers will be deployed is starting to build. Intel has been working with Portworx, a provider of software that ...

Red Hat Extends Operators Ecosystem for Kubernetes

May 22, 2018 0 111

The number of independent software vendors (ISVs) that have embraced the Kubernetes Operator Framework for managing applications deployed on top of Kubernetes clusters is growing dramatically. Red Hat, which assumed primary responsibility for the ongoing development of ...

MarkLogic Encapsulates Document Database on Docker Containers

May 21, 2018 0 118

MarkLogic has become the latest provider of a database that can be encapsulated into Docker containers. Version 9.0-5 of the company’s namesake document database can now be deployed via Docker containers running a production environment, says Jim ...

Rackspace Adds Managed Kubernetes Service

May 18, 2018 0 139

Rackspace this week unfurled an ambitious effort to manage instances of Kubernetes clusters wherever they are deployed through a managed Kubernetes service. Scott Crenshaw, executive vice president and general manager for private clouds at Rackspace, says the ...

Micro Focus Bets on Containers to Transform IT Management

May 17, 2018 0 163

Micro Focus has extended an effort to transform IT management using Docker containers and Kubernetes clusters to make IT management software available as microservices that can easily be deployed anywhere. Roy Ritthaler, vice president of product marketing ...

Tigera Extends Container Security Reach

May 15, 2018 0 161

Tigera has extended its ability to apply security policies across multiple clusters inside and out of the cloud as part of an ongoing effort to provide an alternative to firewalls for securing containerized applications. Company CEO Ratan ...

LogiGear Takes on Container Testing Challenge

May 14, 2018 0 179

LogiGear hopes to make it easier to test applications built using Docker containers by embedding the runtime for testing those applications in the same container. Company CTO Hans Buwalda says TestArchitect for Docker Image simplifies continuous testing ...

Red Hat and Microsoft Prep Managed OpenShift Service

May 10, 2018 0 200

Red Hat and Microsoft, at the Red Hat Summit 2018 conference this week, announced their intention to deliver an instance of the OpenShift platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environment on the Microsoft Azure cloud that will be jointly managed both ...

Red Hat Details Container Strategy

May 9, 2018 0 213

During its Red Hat Summit 2018 conference, Red Hat filled in some of the gaps in its container strategy in the wake of acquiring CoreOS at the beginning of this year. Over the next few months, the ...

IBM Extends Red Hat Alliance to Include Containers

May 8, 2018 0 294

IBM is extending its longtime alliance with Red Hat to include instances of IBM middleware such as DB2 databases and WebSphere application servers deployed using Docker containers that now can run on top of the OpenShift platform-as-a-service ...