RancherOS 1.0 Debuts Optimized Linux Distribution for Containers

Container management software vendor Rancher Labs announced the general availability of its RancherOS 1.0 Linux distribution on April 12, providing organizations with a stable, supported operating system option for container deployment.

Rancher Labs emerged from stealth back in September 2014 with the promise of building an enterprise-level platform for managing containers. The core management platform is known simply as ‘Rancher’ and became generally available with a 1.0 release in March 2016.