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CoreOS Recognized in IDC and Industry Awards

In only three years, CoreOS has grown from a company in a Silicon Valley garage that set out to rebuild the security of the Internet to a business leading the renaissance of cloud native infrastructure and advancements, building and bringing enterprise Kubernetes and GIFEE to all. We are sharing insights to enterprises in top-level discussions on how containers are just the beginning.

CoreOS has been recognized by a number of third parties for its innovations – read on to see where the company has been included.

Analyst reports cite CoreOS

CoreOS is included in recent industry analyst reports in IDC, Gartner and Forrester.

The IDC Innovators for 2016 Container Technology Market includes companies that have an innovative new technology, a groundbreaking approach to an issue, and/or an interesting new business model. This IDC Innovators report, Container Technology, 2016 (doc #US41231716, May 2016) profiles CoreOS as an IDC Innovator in the emerging container market.

CoreOS is cited in the Gartner Cool Vendors in Cloud Infrastructure (Where are they now), 2016 report by Philip Dawson and Dennis Smith, published April 2016.

The Forrester report, TechRadar™: BT Infrastructure, Q2 2016, lists CoreOS among vendors in the Containers (OS-Level virtualization) technology category.

Accolades to CoreOS disruption

CoreOS won a spot in InfoWorld's 2016 Technology of the Year Awards for delivering container portability and efficiency.

CRN's Virtualization 50 featured CoreOS for its products delivering GIFEE (Google's Infrastructure for Everyone) including Tectonic, the enterprise Kubernetes solution, and Quay, a leading container registry.

2016 CRN Virtualization 50
CoreOS selected in the 2016 CRN Virtualization 50

Network Computing included CoreOS as company that will reshape how you think about cloud differently to make cloud computing faster, easier and more secure.

CoreOS is a 2016 bronze Stevie award winner
CoreOS is a 2016 bronze Stevie award winner

Thank you to all for the industry recognition. We look forward to continued momentum in 2016 and beyond.


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