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BoxBoat Announces Acquisition of Advanced Cloud Services (ACS)

BoxBoat Announces Acquisition of Advanced Cloud Services (ACS)

by Tim Hohman | Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 | News

BoxBoat adds DevOps-as-a-Service Managed Services offering Washington, DC – October 11, 2018 – BoxBoat Technologies, LLC (BoxBoat), a leading DevOps and Cloud Transformation Consultancy, and Advanced Cloud Services (ACS), a Managed-Service Provider for Cloud Native Technologies supporting enterprise DevOps, announced today that BoxBoat has acquired ACS to further their combined efforts in leveraging modern methods of software delivery and hybrid cloud to deliver rapid digital transformation to commercial enterprises and governments.

What is Helm and why is it important for Kubernetes deployments?

What is Helm and why is it important for Kubernetes deployments?

by Peyton Vaughn | Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 | Kubernetes

The runaway success of Kubernetes has created an ecosystem of tools to simplify the complexity of application development and deployment. The majority of these tools exist as open-source projects maintained by a community of enthusiasts. However some, due to their popularity and the importance of the role they fulfill, gain additional recognition through adoption by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. In this post I discuss Helm, selected by the CNCF as a package manager providing an easy way to manage and publish software on Kubernetes.

Building Containers with Kubernetes and Knative

Building Containers with Kubernetes and Knative

by Cole Kennedy | Friday, Aug 10, 2018 | Kubernetes

Developing for Kubernetes can be a daunting task for any developer not familiar with the ecosystem. The developer needs to understand how to create spec files, author CI/CD scripts with a system such as Jenkins or CircleCI, and instrument logging and tracing. Knative aims to solve some of these issues, abstracting the details of building images away from the developer. Knative helps developers build, deploy, and manage modern serverless workloads on Kubernetes.

BoxBoat Joins CNCF as Silver Member

BoxBoat Joins CNCF as Silver Member

by Will Kinard | Monday, Jul 30, 2018 | Kubernetes News

BoxBoat is proud to announce our newest committment to delivering the best available container enablement services to our clients. We strive to hire and retain only the best of the best as BoxBoat team members; joining the Cloud Native Computing Foundation as a Silver Kubernetes Certified Service Provider recognizes this expertise. We are excited to continue our training, experience, and contribution to the Kubernetes community, as well as to our clients, with the support of the CNCF.

Docker EE Federation

Docker EE Federation

by Will Kinard | Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 | Docker News

While our minds have already shifted ahead to Dockercon Europe, there was one announcement in particular from Dockercon2018 that everyone should take notice. Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) will soon allow organizations to federate applications across not only other deployments of itself, but accompanying Kubernetes cloud-hosted solutions like AWS Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS), Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). This pivotal business decision for Docker Inc. demonstrates that they are listening to their customers and should allow them to continue to be the go-to container platform for enterprises across the globe.

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