The company provides DevOps automation tools focused on AWS and Azure public cloud environments but expects to announce some work with Google Cloud later this year.
Containers can help enterprises maximize their cloud infrastructure if deployed correctly or cause headaches if treated like more traditional VM infrastructure.
The latest update showed continued maturation, but enterprises, developers, and vendors are still struggling to adapt.
Chef and Puppet both trail Red Hat Ansible as DevOps tool of choice.
Challenge will be in garnering attention from developers.
The updates will integrate functions across various enterprise-focused platforms.
It lets app developers off the hook for infrastructure choices.
Chef looks up the stack.
Following the examples of Brocade and Cisco, Juniper has created virtual routers out of its MX line. The company is also applying Contrail to a prefab NFV cloud-in-a-rack.
Our Weekly Roundup for Friday, September 12 brings you news on many 'firsts:' virtualized content caching, OSS as a service, and a new OpenFlow-enabled SDN product for Microsoft Lync.
This week's roundup features VMworld warm-up news, a Cumulus milestone, Brocade's venture into Oceania, and a familiar Cisco name joining Riverbed.