Docker Delivers Kubernetes On Its Enterprise Platform

October 17, 2017 Off By Hoofer
Grazed from CRN. Author: Joseph Tsidulko

Docker revealed a comprehensive integration of Kubernetes into its enterprise container platform on Tuesday, a telling move aiming to simplify the adoption of a technology commonly considered a rival to its own.

The new native functionality of Docker Enterprise Edition, Docker’s commercial Containers-as-a-Service product, tackles deployment and management of an orchestrator for Docker containers increasingly dominating the market at its layer of the container stack.

Docker founder and CTO Solomon Hykes announced his company’s embrace of Kubernetes in kicking off the DockerCon Europe conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Docker offers an alternative to Kubernetes in Docker Swarm and had previously done little to support Kubernetes. However, the San Francisco-based startup that reinvigorated application containers never saw the Swarm and Kubernetes orchestration technologies as competitive, Banjot Chanana, Docker’s director of product management, told CRN.  

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