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Docker Acquires Unikernel to Improve Container App Deployments

Docker Inc. today announced the acquisition of Unikernel Systems in a deal that aligns the emerging world of unikernel purpose-built system development with Docker containers. Financial terms of the deal are not being publicly disclosed.

“Just like we’ve seen a spectrum of application payloads deployed across virtual machines, Linux containers and soon Windows containers, we expect the spectrum to expand to unikernels,” Solomon Hykes, founder of Docker, told eWEEK.