CloudBees, the DevOps tool vendor known for its Jenkins automation server, has made several announcements related to the Kubernetes container orchestration solution. It is adding Kubernetes support to CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise, hiring new Kubernetes talent and joining the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).
“As enterprises evolve applications and IT environments to the cloud, CloudBees will be there to embrace them with a cloud native continuous delivery platform, built on Kubernetes,” said Sacha Labourey, CEO and co-founder of CloudBees. “We are fully committed to Kubernetes on multiple levels: engineering, product, strategic partnerships. Kubernetes permeates our company DNA. Our flagship CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise will now allow enterprises to evolve their software development and delivery seamlessly across on-premise infrastructure, private and public clouds. As the industry embraces Kubernetes, CloudBees is the only continuous delivery solution that works across all computing environments.”
Kubernetes has recently experienced a surge in popularity, with some experts saying that it is becoming a "de facto standard" in the IT industry.