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Press Release: Rancher Labs Named a ‘Cool Vendor’ in Cloud Infrastructure by Gartner


Leading container management company recognized for innovation within cloud infrastructure industry

Cupertino, Calif. – May 17, 2017 – Rancher
, a provider of container management
software, today announced they were recognized as one of four “Cool
Vendors” in the May report by Gartner, Inc., Cool Vendors in Cloud
Infrastructure, 2017. “As container adoption continues to grow within
the enterprise, the need for simplified container management persists,”
said Sheng Liang, CEO and co-founder of Rancher Labs. “With Rancher,
we’re providing a turnkey solution that enables organizations to deploy
and manage containers in production, and on any choice of
infrastructure. We’re thrilled to be named a “Cool Vendor” by Gartner
and to be acknowledged for our innovation and execution in the cloud
infrastructure space.” Rancher Labs builds innovative, open source
software that makes it easy to deploy and manage containers in
production, on any infrastructure. The company’s flagship container
management platform, Rancher, enables
organizations to accelerate all aspects of their software development
pipeline, from writing and testing code to running complex
microservices-based applications. It includes a fully-supported
Kubernetes distribution, making it easy to configure, deploy and manage
Kubernetes clusters.  Since launching in 2014, Rancher has received
40 million total downloads and has quickly become the tools of choice
for teams serious about running containers in production, including
organizations such as EVRY,, USDA, Interoute, and more.
Rancher Labs is also the creator of
RancherOS, a simplified Linux
distribution built from containers, for containers. RancherOS eliminates
any unnecessary libraries and services, resulting in a footprint
three times smaller than that of other container operating systems. The
simplified container environment reduces container boot time, increases
efficiency, and improves security by reducing the number of components
that can be exploited. For additional information on Rancher and
RancherOS, and to learn more about Rancher Labs and the company’s suite
of open source products, please visit   Supporting Resources

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merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.   About Rancher
Rancher Labs builds innovative, open
source software for enterprises leveraging containers to accelerate
software development and improve IT operations. With infrastructure
services management and robust container orchestration, as well as
commercially-supported distributions of Kubernetes, Mesos and Docker
Enterprise Edition, the flagship
Rancher container management platform
allows users to easily manage all aspects of running containers in
production, on any infrastructure.
RancherOS is a simplified Linux
distribution built from containers for running containers. For
additional information, please visit   Contact: Eleni Laughlin
Mindshare PR (510) 406-0798

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