Docker, Inc., the company behind the popular Docker containerization platform, today announced its new business plan, which involves changing the way it licenses its software and emphasizes services. This new approach isn’t likely to win over all of Docker’s customers—especially those who use their own version of Docker or other container platforms like OpenStack, Kubernetes, or Mesos—but it could lead to more lucrative deals for the company in the long run. The first part of this new plan involves a radical change to the way Docker distributes its software.
Today, Docker announced a new business plan that includes changes to the Docker Desktop license. The biggest change is that the desktop app will now be free for non-commercial use. This is a big win for developers who want to use Docker for personal projects or learning. There are some catches though. If you are not an individual and your company generates more than $100,000 in annual revenue then you need to purchase a commercial subscription from Docker Inc.
The other catch is that if you build and distribute applications with containers created on the desktop version of Docker, those apps can only be used by those people who have purchased the commercial subscription.
User Interface Updates
Docker today announced a new business plan that includes changes to the Docker Desktop license. The update brings a new user interface that makes it easier to find and use containers. The company also plans to add support for Kubernetes and other orchestration tools. In addition, Docker will make it easier for developers to work with containerized applications.
We’re committed to making Docker the best way to build, ship, and run any application, said David Messina, senior vice president of marketing at Docker.
Container Networking Improvements
Docker has announced a major new business plan that includes some changes to the Docker Desktop license. The plan is designed to improve the company’s container networking capabilities and make it easier for customers to use Docker in the cloud. The changes to the Docker Desktop license will allow customers to use the software on any number of machines, regardless of whether they are running Windows or Linux. This should make it much easier for customers to deploy Docker in the cloud.
Docker today announced a new business plan that includes changes to the Docker Desktop license. The company will now offer support for LinuxKit and Snapcraft, two popular container technologies. It also plans to take its enterprise-grade product into the education market by partnering with both Red Hat and Microsoft. We have been approached by customers from every industry in every geography asking us to enable them to use our containers as part of their infrastructure. said Ben Golub, CEO of Docker Inc. The question we asked ourselves was not if but how we bring these capabilities in the form of a complete solution.
Open Source Project Contributions
Docker today announced a new business plan that will see the company significantly increase its investment in open source projects. The move comes as the company looks to position itself as a leader in the containerization space. As part of this initiative, Docker has pledged to spend $1 billion over the next five years on contributions to various open-source projects, such as OpenStack and Rancher. A key focus of these contributions will be on improving scalability and performance for containers at scale with updates to the Kubernetes project, enhancements to Linux Containers (LXC) across distributions, and continued investments in cri-o for storage orchestration and container workloads.
Docker today announced a new business plan that will see the company focus more on enterprise support and services. The plan includes changes to the Docker Desktop license, which will now be free for non-commercial use. Commercial users will be able to purchase an annual subscription for access to enterprise features and support.
As part of its new business plan, Docker is launching a series of training programs to help developers and operations teams learn how to use its platform. The programs will include both online and in-person courses, taught by experts from Docker and its partner companies. They are aimed at individuals as well as enterprises that want to adopt the open container standard. Courses start this month and range from $25-$2,000 depending on what they are meant for.