August 20, 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.

CoreOS Deploys Latest Tectonic Kubernetes on Azure Cloud

Aug 18, 2017 0 105

As part of a previously announced hybrid cloud computing strategy based on Kubernetes, CoreOS announced this week it is adding support for deploying its curated Tectonic instance of Kubernetes on the Microsoft Azure cloud. In addition, CoreOS ...

Docker Extends CaaS Reach to Mainframes

Aug 17, 2017 0 219

A potential to fulfill how IT is managed across multiple computing platforms is now being realized via an update to Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) announced by Docker Inc. David Messina, chief marketing officer for Docker Inc., says ...

AWS Wants More Influence Over Container Standards

Aug 14, 2017 0 246

As the largest public cloud service in use, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is clearly home to more containers than just about anywhere else in IT. But AWS has always been a little skittish about containers. After all, ...

Red Hat Previews OpenShift Container Platform Additions

Aug 11, 2017 0 179

An update to the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform made available this week includes a technology preview of service broker and service catalog technology originally developed by the Cloud Foundry Foundation. Also included are previews support for ...

CNCF, Packet Partner to Host Microservices on Bare Metal

Aug 10, 2017 0 210

One of the reasons public clouds are so popular with developers is that they allows developers to experiment easily. Developers can work on an application without having to engage an internal IT organization to provision hardware. But ...

CloudPassage Promises to Secure Container Environments

Aug 8, 2017 0 188

The primary challenge with container security is that IT organizations need to address this issue at the image, container and host levels. CloudPassage has announced that it plans to do just that via a single integrated Project ...

Red Hat Bolsters RHEL Atomic Host Security

Aug 7, 2017 0 250

One of the issues that hampers adoption of containers is concerns about security. Red Hat recently moved to allay some of those fears by adding support for a Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) module, which originally was developed for ...

High Correlation Between Containers and Node.js Usage Seen

Aug 3, 2017 0 248

There is a very high correlation between developers that have embraced Node.js to develop applications and usage of containers. A new survey of 1,405 IT professionals published by The Node.js Foundation finds 49 percent are employing containers ...

Datrium Hosts Containers on Converged Infrastructure

Jul 31, 2017 0 236

Datrium, a provider of a converged infrastructure (CI) platform, has added support for stateful Linux containers and Docker persistent volumes to both a bare-metal instances of it platform as well as multiple types of virtual machines on ...