Canonical offers new support packages for Kubernetes deployments

MIKE WHEATLEY | August 23, 2017

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Open-source software provider Canonical Ltd. introduced a couple of new consulting packages today to support enterprise Kubernetes deployments in public and private clouds and on so-called bare-metal servers dedicated to a single customer. The company also said it’s expanding its partnerships with a number of container software specialists, including Galactic Fog Inc., a provider of serverless infrastructure, and Rancher Labs Inc., which builds container management workflow software.

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