The Docker team in 2014.

Docker has acquired early-stage networking startup Socketplane

Docker, the startup that has spearheaded a revolution in application development by popularizing container technology for packaging up application code, has added networking talent to its team by acquiring a months-old startup laser-focused on networking for containers, Socketplane, the company announced today in a blog post.

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Here’s how big Docker got last year

In case you’re still looking for proof that Docker’s technology is taking off and becoming interesting as a supplement or alternative to virtual machines that run on top of physical servers, check out these stats.