Cisco, Tuesday announced its intent to acquire San Jose-based startup, ContainerX, an early stage and a privately held company focused on building technology to help enterprises manage, orchestrate and integrate containers across data centers.
Container networking provide an easy, flexible way to build, test, deploy, and move applications across a variety of environments, including public clouds, private clouds and hybrid environments.
Cisco said that it will work together with ContainerX to continue to develop a comprehensive cloud-native stack for its customers. The ContainerX team, which consists of eight people will join Cisco’s Cloud Platform & Services Group led by Vice President Kip Compton.
Kiran Kamity, ContainerX CEO and co-founder wrote in a blogpost, “Cisco and ContainerX believe that successful container deployment should be simple for customers and include secure, interoperable solutions that can integrate across the data center stack and with existing infrastructure."