Microsoft to acquire Deis to help companies innovate with containers


Containers have been at the forefront of cloud transformation in recent years, and for good reason: Container technologies let organizations more easily build, deploy and move applications to and from the cloud. With this increase in agility and portability, containers are helping to make applications the new currency in the cloud. At Microsoft, we’ve seen explosive growth in both interest and deployment of containerized workloads on Azure, and we’re committed to ensuring Azure is the best place to run them.

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Very interesting announcement here is Deis own blog post as well - Deis to Join Microsoft.  The bit that stood out for me was this line -


"We look forward to making Azure the best place to run containerized workloads."