Docker Enterprise Edition is the only enterprise-ready container platform that enables organizations to accelerate digital and multi-cloud initiatives by automating the delivery of legacy and modern applications using an agile operating model with integrated security.
Get the flexibility to evolve your application portfolio in the way that makes sense for your organization. Start big or start small - Docker works to extend the life of your legacy applications with a platform that is also for new development.
Standardize and automate the way you build, manage, and secure applications across departments. Because Docker puts developers and IT operations on the same platform, they can work smarter and faster together.
Get an integrated security framework for delivering safer applications and improving policy automation that maintains performance and doesn’t get in your way.
Partner with Docker Solution Architecture engagements designed to address your needs at every step of the Docker journey.
Get access to SLA-backed, enterprise-grade support directly from Docker. Operate securely with Certified Plug-ins and Infrastructure and get access to Certified Applications from Docker Store.
For the Do-it-Yourself operators and developers, Docker Community Edition (CE) is the world’s leading container runtime and a great way to begin exploration of containers. And it’s available for free.
Easily package apps written in any programming language or service into containers without the risk of incompatibilities or version conflicts. Isolated containers are then portable to any machine running Docker.
Everything you need to build, test and run multi-container apps from an interactive CLI with support for any programming language. Start from scratch or browse and download from thousands of ready to use containers in Docker Store.
Open APIs, plugins and drivers make it easy to integrate with 3rd party systems and to change storage and networking backends with little to no code changes.
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Docker CE is available for free and is ideal for developers and small teams looking to get started with Docker to build container apps. Docker CE offers a monthly or quarterly release cadence for both the adventurous and practical developer.
Free to use
Docker EE is an enterprise-ready container platform delivered as a subscription of software, support and certification. As a complete platform solution, Docker EE includes a secure container runtime, choice of Swarm and Kubernetes orchestration, and a set of security, governance, and automation solutions for the end-to-end lifecycle management of containerized applications.
Annual subscriptions include software, support, and certification.
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