Company Hires VP of Distributed Storage to Work With Growing Partner Ecosystem That Includes EMC, VMware and NetApp
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 28, 2015) - ClusterHQ, The Container Data People, today announced significant momentum and several company milestones achieved in 2015. Highlighting the first half of 2015 was the release of Flocker 1.0, the industry's only open source container data management software, used by enterprises to provide portability of Docker containers and their data between servers. With the release of its production-ready software, the company has seen significant business growth, reinforcing the need for persistent container data management that enables Docker to be used in a greater variety of mainstream enterprise production use cases.
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"As the container industry continues to expand, ClusterHQ's passion and commitment to developing solutions that support microservice-based applications is unwavering," said Mark Davis, CEO of ClusterHQ. "We believe that providing persistence and portability of data for stateful applications is vital for enterprises that want to deploy containers in production environments and we are thrilled to be helping build technologies that will influence the IT landscape of the future."
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ClusterHQ builds container data management software that enables broader adoption of container technology in production environments. DevOps teams worldwide rely on ClusterHQ's open source Flocker software to meet the data portability requirements of distributed, microservices-based applications. Available for download at www.clusterhq.com/flocker, Flocker enables containers and their associated data volumes to be easily moved between servers as a single unit, a prerequisite for production operation of stateful application components in containers. Flocker facilitates widespread production deployment of containers for databases, queues and key value stores by making it simple and practical for entire distributed applications to be consolidated into an all-container development and operations environment. No matter where, or what, a container is running, Flocker gives DevOps teams operational freedom to quickly react to market conditions by relocating application containers in response to changing conditions, so that their business can innovate faster and be more responsive. Flocker increases the value of an organization's container investment and opens the door for a greater variety of mainstream enterprise use cases. Organizations can now embrace the portability and massive per-server density benefits of containers for stateful application services, enabling the creation of a new generation of microservices-based applications, and in some cases the replacement of virtual machines with containers. ClusterHQ provides the tools and services necessary for deploying and managing fully containerized stateful applications, simplifying IT processes and delivering on the advantages inherent in containers. We are the Container Data People™.
Bhava Communications for ClusterHQ