Tag: containers

Starting gun has fired in MSP race to deliver Kubernetes services

Starting gun has fired in MSP race to deliver Kubernetes services

Managed services based on Docker containers running on top of Kubernetes clusters are starting to proliferate beyond the reach of any single public cloud. A new survey of 576 IT leaders published by Diamanti, a provider of bare-metal servers optimized...

/ August 7, 2018
Battle for control over network edge begins in earnest

Battle for control over network edge begins in earnest

A battle for control over the layer of abstraction that will enable services to be delivered to the network edge is now being waged between various types of hypervisors and container technologies. Various types of embedded systems that make up...

/ July 17, 2018
Serverless computing is coming to a cloud near you

Serverless computing is coming to a cloud near you

Over time, we have watched the levels of computing abstraction filter down to a mind-boggling degree. The virtual machine was the first step on the path, allowing us to take a single server and divide it into multiple machines, providing...

/ May 15, 2018
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IT service providers are falling behind the container curve

IT service providers are falling behind the container curve

IT vendors and many of their IT services provider partners are generally slow to recognize uncomfortable truths. IT vendors tend to develop and allocate the resources they make available to IT services partners based on the sales goals they create...

/ April 19, 2018
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How Docker containers accelerate cloud migrations

How Docker containers accelerate cloud migrations

By now most managed service providers are at least aware of Docker containers. But, far too many of them view Docker containers simply as a tool for building next-generation applications based on microservices. The most pressing use case for Docker...

/ March 27, 2018
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Shift to microservices architectures based on containers is on now

Shift to microservices architectures based on containers is on now

Emerging technologies tend to be double-edge swords for managed services providers. They typically create new opportunities for MSPs, but often at the expense of existing revenue streams. The rise of Docker containers along with the Kubernetes orchestration platform employed to...

/ December 7, 2017