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This CEO's master plan to lead Docker to victory
Steve Singh on the success of Docker and how it has led to the adoption of its container platform by global enterprises.
Fact vs. fiction: 6 myths about container security
Containerization presents a unique opportunity to bolster security across the application lifecycle while enabling a strong governance model.
Docker aims to federate container management across clouds
New Federated App Management capability helps organizations federate applications on-premises and across cloud-hosted Kubernetes.
Docker in the news
October 17 2018
These are the most successful companies to emerge from Y Combinator
See why Docker has been named as one of the Top 20 Y Combinator companies.Read Article
October 23 2018
GlaxoSmithKline R&D CDO on combining Hadoop and Docker to boost drug discovery efforts
Mark Ramsey, chief digital officer of research and development at GSK, describes how banking on big data, containers [with Docker Enterprise] and on-premise technologies is speeding up the company’s efforts to uncover new drugs and improve the hit rate of its clinical trials.Read Article
September 12 2018
5 reasons for containerizing your legacy Windows Server applications
Why leading enterprises across the globe are turning to a container management platform to breathe new life into legacy Windows Server applications.Read Article
August 13 2018
How well do you know your Docker trivia?
The JAXenter programming quiz series continues with Docker. What do you know about Docker, the platform that lets developers build, manage, and secure apps anywhere?Read Article
Independent Research Firm Names Docker a Leader in Enterprise Container Platform Software Suites Evaluation Docker Enterprise receives a differentiated rating, the highest possible score, in eight criteria including image management, runtime and orchestration, operations management, security features, user experience, vision and more SAN FRANCISCO – October 16, 2018 – Docker today announced that is has been named a Leader in The Forrester New Wave™: Enterprise Container Platform Softw...
Docker Announces Federated Application Management Across Multi-Cloud Environments with Docker Enterprise Edition
Docker Announces Federated Application Management Across Multi-Cloud Environments with Docker Enterprise Edition Company unveils new capabilities across the application lifecycle from the developer's desktop through production at DockerCon 2018 DockerCon 2018- San Francisco - June 13, 2018 – Docker today announced new capabilities for Docker Enterprise Edition (EE), the leading enterprise-ready container platform, and Docker Desktop, an easy-to-install desktop environment for bui...
Docker Advances Container Management and Security for Applications on Kubernetes with Docker Enterprise Edition 2.0
Introducing the only enterprise-ready container platform to support multi-Linux and Windows, multi-cloud and orchestration choice San Francisco - April 17, 2018 – Docker today announced Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) 2.0, the only enterprise-ready container platform to manage and secure applications on Kubernetes in multi-Linux, multi-OS and multi-cloud customer environments. Docker EE provides organizations with unparalleled choice – from orchestration (Kubernetes and Swarm) to applicati...
Docker Announces the Appointment of Betsy Atkins, CEO of Baja Corporation, to its Board of Directors
San Francisco –February 8, 2018 – Docker today announced that Betsy Atkins, CEO and founder of Baja Corporation, has been appointed to Docker’s Board of Directors. Atkins brings to Docker significant entrepreneurial and operational experience in building and managing global enterprise businesses across the energy and software industries through digital transformations. As a member of Docker’s Board, Atkins will provide strategic guidance on scaling Docker’s container platform business to supp...
San Francisco –November 13, 2017 – Docker today announced that Jeff Clarke, CEO of Kodak, has been appointed to Docker’s Board of Directors. Clarke’s extensive professional experience in building and running global organizations combined with his comprehensive knowledge of technology, finance and operations will significantly contribute to the expertise and depth of the board. In this role, Clarke will provide strategic guidance on scaling Docker’s container platform business to support ente...
Docker Expands Partnership with IBM to Address Growing Demand for the Modernize Traditional Applications (MTA) Program
Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) customers report a 50 percent total cost of ownership (TCO) savings in driving apps to the public cloud Copenhagen, Denmark –October 18, 2017 – Docker today announced it has expanded its partnership with IBM to address the growing demand for its Modernize Traditional Applications (MTA) program. The Docker MTA program enables IT organizations to modernize legacy applications using Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) for application management and a provider such ...
Docker Announces Enhancements to the Docker Platform to Simplify and Advance the Management of Kubernetes for Enterprise IT
Seamless integration offers orchestration choice with the added value of the Docker platform including security, Linux and Windows production support and hybrid cloud manageability Copenhagen, Denmark –October 17, 2017 – Docker today announced that it is seamlessly integrating Kubernetes into the Docker platform, offering users the choice to use Kubernetes and/or Docker Swarm for orchestration while maintaining the consistent developer to operator workflow users have come to expect from D...
Docker Announces the Appointment of Robert Enslin to its Board of Directors San Francisco –September 7, 2017 – Docker today announced that Rob Enslin, president of SAP’s Cloud Business Group and Member of the SAP Executive Board, has been appointed to Docker’s Board of Directors. Enslin brings over 25 years of experience in building, scaling and running a global enterprise software company. As a member of Docker’s board, Enslin will help guide and accelerate Docker’s business growth as i...
Docker Announces New Release of Docker Enterprise Edition to Modernize Windows, Linux and Mainframe Applications in Hybrid IT Environments
Docker Announces New Release of Docker Enterprise Edition to Modernize Windows, Linux and Mainframe Applications in Hybrid IT Environments First Container as a Service (CaaS) Platform to manage and secure diverse applications across disparate infrastructure, while optimizing existing IT investments San Francisco –August 16, 2017 – Docker today announced the latest release of Docker Enterprise Edition (EE), the only Container as a Service (CaaS) platform for managing and securing Wind...
Docker Brings a Docker Public Registry to China to Expand Developer Adoption and Fuel Enterprise Growth
Company increases investment in China to provide enterprises with a complete Docker solution for modernizing the software supply chain SHANGHAI, China –June 9, 2017 – Docker today a launched in China a Docker Public Registry, a cloud-based repository that provides Chinese users free access to the most popular community-generated content including Docker official images. The Chinese community, already the third largest in the world despite the lack of local Docker services, will now hav...
Docker's validated Container as a Service platform brings application modernization and operational efficiencies to UK public sector through G-Cloud 9 Digital Marketplace LONDON –June 6, 2017 – Docker today announced that Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) has been accepted to G-Cloud 9, the UK government’s latest framework designed to simplify and accelerate adoption of cloud-based services within the public sector. Docker’s robust Container as a Service (CaaS) platform for modernizing the ...
Former SAP executive joins Docker to scale the company’s growth in the enterprise and drive the next wave of innovation SAN FRANCISCO –May 2, 2017 – Docker today announced that former Concur Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and SAP executive Steve Singh has joined the company as CEO. Steve brings over 20 years of experience in building and scaling world-class software companies including some of the most successful brands in technology. In his new role at Docker, Steve will be at the forefro...
Docker open sources the Moby Project and LinuxKit to provide the building blocks for scaling the container ecosystem to the next level DockerCon, AUSTIN, TX, – April 18, 2017–Docker today announced the Moby Project and LinuxKit - two collaborative projects that provide a new model for cross-ecosystem collaboration and the advancement of containerized software. Containers today are driving change in all major technology platforms from the datacenter to the cloud to the Internet of Things ...
New Docker-Led Application Modernization Program Improves Deployment Velocity for Northern Trust Applications
Docker Partners with Avanade, Cisco, HPE and Microsoft to Make Legacy Apps Ready for Hybrid Clouds in Five Days DockerCon - SAN FRANCISCO –April 19, 2017 – Docker today announced a new Modernize Traditional Applications (MTA) Program that enables enterprise IT organizations to modernize legacy applications, transforming them in hybrid cloud deployments while simultaneously realizing substantial savings in their total cost of ownership (TCO). In partnership with Avanade, Cisco, HPE and Mic...
Accenture and Docker Expand Relationship, Add Container Services to Accenture Cloud Factory to Accelerate the Migration of Business Applications to the Cloud
Accenture and Docker Expand Relationship, Add Container Services to Accenture Cloud Factory to Accelerate the Migration of Business Applications to the Cloud Finnish Railways (VR) sees decreased costs, improved delivery speed and quality NEW YORK & SAN FRANCISCO –March 15, 2017 – Accenture (ACN) and Docker today announced an expanded global alliance and the availability of container services within the Accenture Cloud Factory, providing industrialized solutions for enterprises to a...
Docker Launches New Enterprise Edition to Accelerate Business-Critical Application Deployments Across Hybrid Clouds
Docker Launches New Enterprise Edition to Accelerate Business-Critical Application Deployments Across Hybrid Clouds New platform streamlines the Docker experience for developers and sysadmins backed by guarantees through Docker Certification SAN FRANCISCO –March 2, 2017 – Docker today announced Docker Enterprise Edition (EE), a new commercial platform for enterprise development and IT ops teams that build, run, and operate business-critical applications in production at scale across th...
Docker Datacenter provides integrated secrets management and granular access control to secure the software supply chain SAN FRANCISCO –February 9, 2017 – Docker today announced that the latest release of Docker Datacenter includes container-native secrets management, a critical element for ensuring the security of production-grade applications across the entire software supply chain. Secrets such as API keys, encryption keys and passwords are required for applications to securely interact...
Docker Extracts and Donates containerd, its Core Container Runtime, to Accelerate Innovation Across the Container Ecosystem
Alibaba Cloud, AWS, Google, IBM and Microsoft align with Docker to commit resources and contributors to container runtime open source project SAN FRANCISCO –December 14, 2016 – Docker today announced that it is spinning out containerd (Con-tay-ner-D), a core component of Docker Engine, its industry-leading container platform, and donating it to a new community project. While Docker Engine is a complete container platform for end-users and includes the Docker API, Docker commands and servi...
New commercial agreement provides integrated enterprise support and SLAs for CS Docker Engine SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON - November 30, 2016 – Docker and Canonical today announced an integrated Commercially Supported (CS) Docker Engine offering on Ubuntu, providing Canonical customers with a single path for support of the Ubuntu operating system and CS Docker Engine in enterprise Docker operations. This commercial agreement provides for a streamlined operations and support experience for ...
New Commercial agreement to bring Docker Hub and Docker Datacenter to China to enhance the user experience from development to production HANGZHOU - October 13, 2016 – Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, and Docker today announced a commercial agreement that advances the user experience for developers throughout China by providing a Docker image store and distribution for Docker Hub on Alibaba Cloud. In addition, Alibaba Cloud will resell Commercially Supported (CS) D...