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Apcera Chief Strategy Officer to Present at Container World 2017

CNCF Representative, Mark Thiele, to Join Panel on ‘Becoming Cloud Native: Taking it One Container at a Time’


SAN FRANCISCO — February 14, 2016 — Apcera, the leader in enterprise container management, today announced that its Chief Strategy Officer, Mark Thiele, will present at Container World 2017, taking place February 21-23 in Santa Clara, Calif. Thiele will participate in a panel discussion on the topic “Becoming Cloud Native: Taking it One Container at a Time.” This panel will feature additional representatives of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation from companies including Red Hat, Mesosphere and CoreOS.

Panel Details At-a-Glance

What:Becoming Cloud Native: Taking it One Container at a Time
Moderator: Val Bercovici, chief technology officer, NetApp
Panelists: Mark Thiele, chief strategy officer, Apcera; Chris Wright, vice president and chief technologist, Red Hat; Benjamin Hindman, co-founder, Mesosphere and Mackenzie Burnett, product manager, CoreOS
When: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. PT
Where: Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, Calif.
Presentation Summary:
Representatives from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation will discuss the lessons learned with containers so far, including how Google and other companies have been developing and using containers to manage applications for over decade. The panel will address the old world of node first development vs. the new world of cloud native computing; properties of a cloud native computing architecture -- container packaged, dynamically managed and micro-services oriented – and the benefits it can provide developers, CIOs, and end users. The panel will also touch on what to do with the containers once they are standardized and different adoption paths a company can take to become cloud native.

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