Cisco expands Docker partnership, rolls Contiv open source container networking software

Cisco and Docker today announced an expanded partnership that will see further integration of container management software from Docker with infrastructure equipment.

Cisco also released a 1.0 version of an open source container networking project named Contiv.

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The integration of Cisco hardware with Docker software is codified through new Cisco Validated Designs (CVD). One CVD includes a Cisco UCS deployment pre-integrated to support Docker Datacenter, a container management platform that includes the Docker runtime Engine, a Trusted Registry and a Universal Control Plane. Cisco announced another CVD that includes its FlexPod hyperconverged infrastructure with NetApp storage and support for Docker software.

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