What is Rancher?

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Rancher is a complete solution for deploying and managing Kubernetes. Better than an installer or a platform, it fits perfectly with every part of your container orchestration strategy.

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Through a multi-cloud solution, Rancher gives control back to operations while offering flexibility and ease of use for developers.

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Manage any Kubernetes cluster regardless of how they were created: a cloud Kubernetes service like GKE, an RKE cluster created by Rancher, or an imported cluster created by other tools.

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Manage any Kubernetes cluster regardless of how they were created: a cloud Kubernetes service like GKE, an RKE cluster created by Rancher, or an imported cluster created by other tools.

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As Kubernetes adoption continues to grow inside an enterprise, IT organizations need visibility and control to ensure the proper security and compliance requirements are met.

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Discover if Rancher is the right solution for your team’s container management needs. By learning the technical components of Rancher, you can start to take advantage of the power of its core features: Rancher Kubernetes Engine (RKE), Unified Cluster Management, and Workload Management.

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Kubernetes is a powerful engine for orchestrating containers. Rancher includes a full Kubernetes distribution, but adds value around Kubernetes in three key areas: Cluster Operations and Management, Intuitive Workload Management, and Enterprise Support.

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

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