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Microsoft Joins Everyone but Amazon on Cloud Foundation | Fortune.com

Microsoft just joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, a group dedicated to promoting a modern way for businesses to run their software.

The group touts Kubernetes, a hot technology used to deploy and manage what are known as software containers. Containers let businesses pack the components needed to run a given software application into bundles that can theoretically run in their own data centers or an outside public cloud. In that way it helps the customer avoid being locked into any one cloud provider.

Microsoft’s membership in the group is a formal endorsement of Kubernetes.

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