Docker has had a meteoric rise. Formed on the back of a failed platform initiative, Docker has grown to have incredible interest and buy-in from the industry – vendors and customers alike. It has also raised a huge amount of capital and gained a valuation which is in the stratosphere.

This valuation, and a need to justify it through revenue sees Docker today announce the Docker Datacenter “Container as a Service” (CaaS), service. Essentially, CaaS is an integrated platform that covers the entire lifecycle of container-based application development and management.

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Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.