Trisha McCanna

Cisco Now Reselling Docker Enterprise Edition

Today we are excited to announce the expansion of our partnership with the availability of Docker Enterprise Edition (EE), our container management platform on the Cisco Global Price List (GPL) and the release of the latest Cisco Validated Design (CVD): Cisco UCS Infrastructure with Contiv and Docker Enterprise Edition for Container Management Now customers can purchase Docker EE directly from Cisco and their joint resellers to jumpstart their new year’s resolution for a more modern application architecture, reduce IT costs and redirect saving to innovation projects.  And with our latest CVD for Cisco UCS compute infrastructure with secure container networking fabric, Contiv,  we’ve provided a roadmap on how to get started so customers and partners can gain a faster, more reliable and predictable implementation of Docker EE. For enterprises looking to use Docker’s container management platform but not sure where to start, Continue reading…

Trisha McCanna

Your Agenda for HPE Discover London 2016

  Next week HPE will host more than 10,000 top IT executives, architects, engineers, partners and thought-leaders from across Europe at Discover 2016 London, November 29th – December 1st in London. Come visit Docker in Booth #208 to learn how Docker’s Containers-as-a-Service platform is transforming modern application infrastructures, allowing business to benefit from a more agile development environment. Docker experts will be on-hand to for in-booth demos, hands-on-labs, breakout sessions and Transformation Zone sessions to demonstrate how Docker’s infrastructure platform, provides businesses with a unifying framework to embrace hybrid infrastructures and optimize resource utilization across legacy and modern Linux and Windows applications. Not attending Discover London? Don’t miss a thing and “Save the Date” for the live streaming of keynotes and top sessions beginning November 29th at 11:00 GMT and through the duration of the event. Save the date – General Session Day Continue reading…

Trisha McCanna

Considerations for Running Docker for Windows Server 2016 with Hyper-V VMs

We often get asked at Docker, “Where should I run my application? On bare metal, virtual or cloud?” The beauty of Docker is that you can run a container anywhere, so we usually answer this question with “It depends.” Not what you were looking for, right? To answer this, you first need to consider which infrastructure makes the most sense for your application architecture and business goals. We get this question so often that our technical evangelist, Mike Coleman has written a few blogs to provide some guidance: To Use Physical Or To Use Virtual: That Is The Container Deployment Question So, When Do You Use A Container Or VM? During our recent webinar, titled “Docker for Windows Server 2016”, this question came up a lot, specifically what to consider when deploying a Windows Server 2016 application in a Hyper-V VM Continue reading…

Trisha McCanna

Webinar Recap: Docker for Windows Server 2016

Last week, we held our first webinar on “Docker for Windows Server 2016” to a record number of attendees, showcasing the most exciting new Windows Server 2016 feature – containers powered by Commercially Supported Docker Engine. Docker CS Engine and containers are now available natively on Windows and supported by Microsoft with Docker’s Commercially Supported (CS) Engine included in Windows Server 2016.Now developers and IT pros can begin the same transformation for Windows-based apps and infrastructure to reap the benefits they’ve seen with Docker for Linux: enhanced security, agility, and improved portability and freedom to run applications on bare metal, virtual or cloud environments. Watch the on-demand webinar to learn more about the technical innovations that went into making Docker containers run natively on Windows and how to get started. Webinar: Docker for Windows Server 2016 Here are just a few Continue reading…

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Trisha McCanna

Top 5 Docker Questions from Microsoft Ignite

Last week was busy for the Docker team at Microsoft Ignite in Atlanta. With the exciting announcement about the next evolution of the Docker and Microsoft relationship, the availability of Docker for Windows Server 2016 workloads, the show floor, general session, keynotes, and breakout sessions were all abuzz about Docker for Windows. Whether you were attended or not we want to make sure you didn’t miss a thing, here are the key announcements at this year’s Microsoft Ignite: Docker Doubles Container Market with Support for Windows Workloads Availability of Docker For Windows Server 2016 Docker Commercially Supported Docker Engine available in Windows Server 2016 Cool @VisualStudio and @docker integration being demoed by @shanselman at #MSIgnite auto creation of Dockerfiles & debug inside containers. pic.twitter.com/HVDHKmwRrL — Marcus Robinson (@techdiction) September 26, 2016 Wow @Docker engine included with all Server 2016 deployments. Continue reading…

Trisha McCanna

Visit Docker @ Microsoft Ignite – Booth #758

  Next week Microsoft will host over 20,000 IT executives, architects, engineers, partners and thought-leaders from around the world at Microsoft Ignite, September 25th-30th at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Visit the Docker booth #758 to learn how developers and IT pros can build, ship, and run any application, anywhere, across both Windows and Linux operating systems with Docker. By transforming modern application architectures for Linux and Windows applications, Docker allows business to benefit from a more agile development environment with a single journey for all their applications. Don’t miss out! Docker experts will be on-hand to for in-booth demos to help you:       Deploy your first Docker Windows container       Learn about Docker containers on Windows Server 2016       Manage your container environment with Docker Datacenter on Windows Calling all Microsoft MVPs! Attend our daily in booth theater session “Docker Continue reading…

Trisha McCanna

HPE Docker Ready Servers Now Available – Get Docker Preinstalled On Your Favorite Hardware

It’s here!  HPE Docker ready servers are now available. These servers are pre-configured, integrated and validated with commercially supported Docker Engine out of the box. Enterprises can ease the adoption of Docker through a trusted hardware platform.   Announced in June, the Docker and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) partnership, has been called “The 10 Most Important Tech Partnerships In 2016 (so far),” by CRN as a way to bring infrastructure optimized Docker technology to enable a modern application platform for the enterprise. Integrated, Validated and Supported Docker ready servers are available for the HPE ProLiant, Cloudline, and Hyper Converged Systems. These servers come pre-installed with the commercially supported Docker Engine (CS Engine) and enterprise class support direct from HPE, backed by Docker. Whether deploying new servers or facing a hardware refresh, enterprises looking to adopt containerization can benefit from a Continue reading…

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Introducing the Docker Authorized Partner Program

Today the Docker team is excited to announce a new tiered Docker Partner Program to address the growing demand by companies to adopt Containers as a Service environments with Docker Datacenter.  This enhanced program provides end-to end support for a community of Resellers, Regional Consulting partners, Global Systems Integrators and Federal Systems Integrators. Since the launch of Docker over three years ago, there has been tremendous adoption from the developer community of Docker container technology to accelerate their development and CI workflows. Companies of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 500 in healthcare, financial services, mobile apps and more are leaning on Docker to transform their application pipeline by containerizing legacy and new microservices applications.  As companies embark on their Docker journey, they are looking to their business partners to assist them in developing a business case, understand the functionality, Continue reading…