October 21, 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.

Docker Inc. to Support Multiple Serverless Computing Frameworks

Oct 20, 2017 0 99

Docker Inc. plans to give customers the option to deploy one of several open-source serverless computing frameworks on top of the Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) container-as-a-service (CaaS) environment. Rather than attempting to lock customers into a specific ...

IBM Joins Docker to Shift Apps to the Cloud

Oct 18, 2017 0 167

Docker Inc. at the DockerCon Europe 2017 conference extended its alliance with IBM as part of an effort to entice more IT organizations to lift and shift existing legacy applications into the cloud using Docker containers. Meanwhile, ...

Kong Launches Enterprise Edition of API Platform

Oct 18, 2017 0 121

A newly rebranded Kong Inc., formerly known as Mashape, this week announced the availability of Kong Enterprise Edition, a version of the company’s open-source application programming interface (API) management platform that has been designed from the ground ...

Docker Inc. Embraces Kubernetes

Oct 17, 2017 0 253

At the DockerCon Europe 2017 conference, Docker Inc. announced it has made the Kubernetes container orchestration engine an equal citizen to Docker Swam within the context of Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) container-as-a-service (CaaS) platform. David Messina, senior ...

Sysdig Melds Container Monitoring and Security

Oct 16, 2017 0 159

The concept of employing separate platforms to monitor and secure containers soon may be obsolete if Sysdig has its way. The company has added a Sysdig Secure module to provide visibility into container runtimes and apply polices ...

Chef Delivers on Habitat Promise to Automate Container Apps

Oct 13, 2017 0 179

Chef has made good on a promise to deliver an instance of its Habitat IT automation framework delivered as cloud service that is optimized for container environments. Previewed earlier this year at a ChefConf 2017 event, the ...

SAP Deploys Vora 2.0 on Kubernetes

Oct 12, 2017 0 291

More evidence emerged today that Kubernetes is rapidly evolving into a platform on which some of the largest enterprise applications will be deployed. SAP announced that Vora 2.0, a big data analytics platform based on a distribution ...

Cloud Foundry Embraces Kubernetes Runtime Environment

Oct 11, 2017 0 231

The Cloud Foundry Foundation (CFF), at a Cloud Foundry Summit Europe conference, announced it will make the Cloud Foundry Container Runtime (CFCR) the default runtime for deploying applications on Kubernetes clusters, using the BOSH lifecycle management tools ...

Red Hat Aims to Scale Container Storage

Oct 9, 2017 0 189

Managing storage in a container environment presents some unique challenges: Not only is there more data being created faster, the number of microservices trying to call the same data increases exponentially. To enable IT organizations to rise ...

Rate of Container Adoption Sparks Debate

Oct 6, 2017 0 287

There’s general agreement that containers have become one of the fastest emerging technologies to be adopted in the enterprise in recent memory. The debate now concerns that rate at which containers adoption is continuing to grow. A ...