#VMworld US 2017 PKS Announcement

VMware, in collaboration with Google Cloud and Pivotal, has announced the VMware Pivotal Container Service. This is an exciting collaboration that will help fill the current gaps in the container ecosystem.

In a nutshell:

  • Fully supported Kubernetes distribution integrated with vSphere
  • BOSH orchestrated easy deployment with integrated lifecycle management and operations
  • Deep integration with NSX for container networking and security
  • Constant compatibility with Google Container Engine (GKE) and integration with Google Compute Platform services through the integrated Open Service Broker (OSB)
  • Production-grade features such as high availability, security, identity and access management, monitoring and logging at both the infrastructure and application layer.
  • More information here: VMware, Pivotal and Google Cloud Collaborate to Unveil New Kubernetes-based Container Service ā€“ Pivotal Container Service (PKS)

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