ContainerX strengthening Cisco's Cloud Platform with Container technology.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — On August 31, 2016 Cisco completed its acquisition of ContainerX, a privately held, eight person company based in San Jose, CA. This early stage start-up has been focused on developing enterprise-class container management technology that works across a range of platforms.
Container adoption is growing as more organizations choose containers to help build, manage, and easily move applications across different environments. Containers provide increased flexibility and efficiency and enable customers to migrate to cloud native environments. However, the container space is still new and evolving. Current container offerings may not meet the strict security, manageability, and interoperability requirements.
Cisco believes it is important to make it easy for customers to consume container-based cloud native architectures with seamless integration with infrastructure and networking and enable those architectures to support advanced features such as unified policy based orchestration, analytics, and security.
ContainerX brings a team with deep technical expertise in virtualization and cloud with a focus on containers. The ContainerX team will join Cisco's Cloud Platform and Services Technology Group led by Vice President and General Manager Kip Compton.
If you are an existing customer or partner of ContainerX and have questions about your product or service, please continue to contact your existing ContainerX sales representative.
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