(Oslo, 11 January 2017) EVRY and Rancher Labs today announced they have entered into a partnership to jointly develop and implement cross-cloud container services to accelerate DevOps adoption in the Nordics. Through this partnership EVRY will offer its “Distributed Container Service” where customers can manage containers as a single service regardless of the underlying public- or private cloud platform. Customers can benefit from the DevOps methodology while greatly increasing agility and flexibility.
In the unique partnership EVRY joins forces with Rancher Labs to develop its leading enterprise container management platform that allows organizations to automate and schedule deployments by providing a complete set of Docker container and infrastructure service management capabilities. Users have the option of using Rancher’s container management or choosing from integrated container orchestration platforms, including Kubernetes, Docker Swarm and Mesos. The Rancher platform is based on open-source code and plays a critical role in all aspects of software development , from deploying test, staging and production environments, and provides users with a single management view.
“We are on an exciting journey building up the leading public cloud advisor and service provider in the Nordics. One of the key challenges is the ability to transform the business applications to leverage the true benefits from modern cloud services. The DevOps methodology and containers are key enablers in this transformation,” said Tuomo Louhivuori, EVP, EVRY Cloud Services
“We look forward to working with EVRY to bring enterprise container services into the Nordic market and create unique managed services for customers. We want to be part of enabling Nordic customers to embrace DevOps and believe that EVRY’s strong market position will significantly speed this transformation,” says Shannon Williams, co-founder and VP, Rancher Labs.
There is a high demand in the Nordic market for true DevOps environments supporting the digital transformation. Both parties have high ambitions for this partnership for the coming years and EVRY is pleased to announce that it has already secured first orders for the launched services.
Tuomo Louhivuori, EVP EVRY Cloud Services, +47 23145000
Geir Remman, VP Communications EVRY, +47 97055017
Shannon Williams, co-founder and VP, Rancher Labs, +1-650-521-6902
EVRY is one of the leading IT companies in the Nordic region and has a strong local and regional presence in 50 Nordic towns and cities. Through its insight, solutions and technology, EVRY contributes to the development of the information society of the future and so creates value for the benefit of its customers and for society as a whole. EVRY combines in-depth industry knowledge and technical expertise with a local delivery model and international strength. EVRY has some 9,000 employees and reports annual turnover approaching NOK 13 billion.
About Rancher Labs
Rancher Labs builds innovative, open source container management software for enterprises leveraging containers to accelerate software development and improve IT operations. With commercially-supported distributions of Kubernetes, Mesos, and Docker Swarm, our flagship Rancher container management platform allows users to easily manage all aspects of running containers in development and production environments, on any infrastructure. For additional information, please visit www.rancher.com.
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