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At A Glance: The Mid-Atlantic + Government Docker Summit

Last week, Docker hosted our 4th annual Mid-Atlantic and Government Docker Summit, a one-day technology conference held on Wednesday, May 29 near Washington, DC. Over 425 attendees in the public and private sector came together to share and learn about the trends driving change in IT from containers, cloud and DeVops. Specifically, the presenters shared content on topics including Docker Enterprise, our industry-leading container platform, Docker’s Kubernetes Service, Container Security and more.

Attendees were a mix of technology users and IT decision makers: everyone from developers, systems admins and architects to Sr. leaders and CTOs.

Summit Recap by the Numbers:
  • 428 Registrations
  • 16 sessions
  • 7 sponsors
  • 3 Tracks (Tech, Business and Workshops)

Highlights include a keynote by Docker’s EVP of Customer Success, Iain Gray, and a fireside chat by the former US CTO and Insight Ventures Partner, Nick Sinai, and current Federal US CIO, Suzette Kent.

The fireside highlighted top of mind issues for Kent and how that aligns with the White House IT Modernization Report; specifically modernization of current federal IT infrastructure and preparing and scaling the workforce. Kent mentioned, “The magic of IT modernization is marrying the technology with the people and the Continue reading