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SUSE signs definitive agreement to acquire Rancher Labs

Announcement from Rancher CEO Sheng Liang

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What is Rancher?

One Platform for Kubernetes Management

Rancher is a complete software stack for teams adopting containers. It addresses the operational and security challenges of managing multiple Kubernetes clusters, while providing DevOps teams with integrated tools for running containerized workloads.

From datacenter to cloud to edge, Rancher's open source software lets you run Kubernetes everywhere

A Buyer’s Guide to Enterprise Kubernetes Management Platforms

Compare Rancher 2.4 with other leading Kubernetes management platforms in how they deliver:

  • Simplified cluster operations
  • Security policy & user management
  • Consistent access to shared tools & services

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We started out with Rancher for Kubernetes early on since we were after a soup-to-nuts API driven Kubernetes solution. While it was easy to use, the emphasis was on the GUI in early releases. With the addition of the Terraform driver, we now have a first class solution for provisioning Kubernetes … Read More

From a stability standpoint, Rancher and its orchestration layers have been phenomenal. From the simplicity of deployment to the ease of use of cluster management interfaces, this product has been critical to our scaleout of Kubernetes. The point releases of Rancher have been fantastic as it's … Read More

At A Glance

More than 30,000 teams use Rancher every day to innovate faster

You don’t need to figure Kubernetes out all on your own. Rancher is open source software, with an enormous community of users.


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