Cisco (CSCO), the well-known networking enterprise, officially entered the container market when they announced their intent to acquire the virtual container startup ContainerX. ContainerX is based in San Jose, California.
A representative from the company said their technology “provides the capability to control containers running under Linux or Windows. In addition, it is compatible with bare metal or virtual machines and can be deployed on a public or private cloud.”
The terms of the acquisition have yet to be disclosed.