Deis Acquisition Brings Container Management Tools and Expertise

Deis, a provider of container deployment software and services with offices in San Francisco, and Boulder, CO, will be acquired by Microsoft. Container technology allows an application and its dependencies to be packaged and run in processes isolated from the OS and each other, simplifying application deployment and updating. The acquisition could contribute to Microsoft's efforts to improve Azure's technologies that host containerized workloads, and it may bolster Microsoft's engagement with the open source community in that field.

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