Docker Acquires Koality

Docker_LogoDocker, Inc., the San Francisco, CA-based company behind the Docker open platform for distributed applications, acquired Koality, a developer of a continuous integration solution.

The amount of the transaction was not disclosed.

Koality’s software has been used within the Docker community to shrink continuous integration cycles. The technology provides users with a toolset that simplifies workflow complexity around managing software versioning, upgrading and updating. With the acquisition, Koality will help accelerate the development of solutions for managing the lifecycle of Dockerized, distributed applications. Effective immediately, the Koality team, led by Jonathan Chu, CEO and co-founder, and technology will be integrated into the development efforts behind Docker Hub Enterprise – the product initiative that will allow enterprise IT teams working on distributed applications to collaborate on their modular components.

Software as a Service-based Docker Hub currently provides developers and sysadmins with a central resource to share applications, collaborate with both community and internal workgroups, create new images and automate their application lifecycle workflows. It has over 40,000 community-contributed “Dockerized” applications available to those using the open platform.

Led by Ben Golub, CEO, Docker is venture backed by AME Cloud Ventures, Benchmark, Greylock Partners, Insight Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, SV Angel, Trinity Ventures and Y Combinator.



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