Enterprise Container Management

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What is Enterprise Container Management?

In the age of digital transformation, monolithic stacks from legacy vendors are expensive to maintain and can limit developer innovation. Technology leaders must look to proven enterprise container management (ECM) platforms like Rancher for the agility they need to build differentiating products and services faster than the competition without compromising on security and reliability.

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Why SUSE for ECM?

Top Features of Container Management Solutions

Rancher Prime addresses the operational and security challenges of managing multiple Kubernetes clusters across any infrastructure. It also provides DevOps teams with integrated tools for running containerized workloads.


Innovative for competitive advantage

New cloud-native DevOps tools are emerging to support the transformation of IT teams in the enterprise. Our cloud-native stack increases team agility and accelerates the delivery of differentiating services.


Maximize developer agility and flexibility

By allowing operation teams to focus on infrastructure and developers to deploy code the way they want too, SUSE helps technology leaders bring products to market faster and accelerate their organization’s digital transformation.


Full Lifecycle Container Security

Deliver end-to-end vulnerability management, automated CI/CD pipeline security, and complete run-time security including the industry’s only container firewall to protect your cloud-native infrastructure from zero-days and insider threats.

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Attract talent and retain valuable knowledge

Enterprises that leverage the latest cloud native technologies can attract the brightest talent and foster a culture of creativity. Upskill and retrain your team to transform your infrastructure with Kubernetes.

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Rancher Prime

Rancher Prime delivers everything organizations need to to securely deploy, run, and manage their containerized workloads anywhere. Streamlining cluster deployment, Rancher Prime offers centralized authentication, access control and observability across the entire infrastructure.

Open, Interoperable Enterprise Container Management

Rancher Prime is the industry’s only open, interoperable enterprise container management solution helping teams manage their Kubernetes from infrastructure to applications.

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Enterprise Lifecycle Management

Consistent release cycles of every four months aligned with upstream Kubernetes releases coupled with an 18 month support lifecycle. Security patches and maintenance updates will be proactively made available throughout the lifecycle.

Trusted delivery

Built in security critical to enterprises including on-demand Secure Level Software Artifacts (SLSA) certification, Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) available, and an OCI Prime Registry containing signed and trusted artifacts.

Curated Application Delivery

A trusted, enterprise-grade distribution platform, called Application Collection, provides minimal, hardened images of key cloud-native applications complete with signatures and SBOMs.

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Platform Extensibility with UI Extensions

Integration options with SUSE’s, open cloud native portfolio, including self-service PaaS tooling and a Neuvector UI Extension fortifying with best-in-class threat detection and security. Our AI Assistant offers intelligent support, streamlining operations and enhancing decision-making.

Toyota Material Handling prepares for Industry 4.0 with Rancher Prime & Longhorn

  • Significantly reduces system downtime.
  • Accelerates development cycles and improves productivity in prototyping.
  • Centralizes management for streamlined operations.
  • Enhances team efficiency with self-service capabilities.
  • Increases pace of troubleshooting by up to 87%.
  • Simplifies persistent data storage management in Kubernetes.

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