An announcement coming today from networking vendor Weaveworks is interesting in and of itself, but even more so when seen in the broader context.
Weaveworks is the vendor behind Weave, a networking and monitoring tool for the Docker containerization platform. The company is today announcing the availability of a plug-in for the Kubernetes cloud-native operating system. Weave Net 1.5 works with the Kubernetes Container Networking Interface and allows multicast networking integrated with Kubernetes-based applications.
Weaveworks is talking up the applicability of this offering to specific verticals, in particular, the financial services industry: