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Swish PaaS Bosh: Sons of VMware spin up Pivotal One cloud platform

VMware spin-off Pivotal has released a platform-as-a-service along with a suite of analysis applications, bringing greater competition to a quiet corner of the market. The Pivotal One platform was announced on Tuesday, and sees the year-old upstart push out a product based on VMware's open-source Cloud Foundry, along with …
Jack Clark, 12 Nov 2013
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Red Hat halves prices, blackens European skies with OpenShift PaaS

Red Hat has halved the cost of IT on its OpenShift platform cloud engine and expanded commercial support to cover 14 Eurozone countries. The upgrades to OpenShift were announced by the company on Monday to coincide with Amazon Web Services's "re:Invent" cloud show in Las Vegas. It sees the company slather the commercial " …
Jack Clark, 11 Nov 2013
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IBM: Closed clouds are dead meat

After adopting OpenStack and embracing the Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service, IBM has become convinced that clouds are destined to be made of open source software. In a speech at the PlatformCF conference in Santa Clara, California, on Monday, IBM's veep of software standards and cloud labs Angel Diaz said vendors that "take …
Jack Clark, 10 Sep 2013

CYBORG CLOUD comes to VMware

VMworld 2013 VMware just can't seem to make its mind up about Cloud Foundry. After tossing the open source platform-as-a-service cloud initiative out into a spin-off named Pivotal along with a grab bag of tech products like GemFire, Greenplum Database, Spring, and others, the virtualization company announced on Monday it was tapping Cloud …
Jack Clark, 26 Aug 2013

Piston links with Cloud Foundry, forges CYBORG CLOUD

OpenStack company Piston is donating hardware and developer expertise to the Cloud Foundry community, as the infrastructure-as-a-service specialist seeks tighter ties with VMware-spinoff Pivotal's grand platform cloud. The partnership will see Piston become the community infrastructure provider for Cloud Foundry, which means …
Jack Clark, 22 Aug 2013
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IBM pours WebSphere tech into Cloud Foundry cauldron

After months of big bets on open source and cloud computing technologies, IBM just can't stay away from the gambling table, and on Wednesday came back to slam down a ton of chips on Cloud Foundry, a platform cloud technology developed by VMware spinoff Pivotal. The partnership will see IBM work with Pivotal on developing …
Jack Clark, 24 Jul 2013
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EMC mashes up big data, clouds, coders into SECRET crack team

The rumor mill has been buzzing that EMC and its virtualization and cloud minion VMware and its much smaller big data and programming sidekick Greenplum would be mashed up into some kind of new company group. And it turns out the rumors were right. In a blog post from Terry Anderson, vice-president of corporate communications …
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Red Hat opens up OpenShift platform cloud

As it promised it would, commercial Linux distributor Red Hat has opened up the source code for its OpenShift platform-as-a-cloud service. When Red Hat puffed up the OpenShift platform cloud last May, it was only available as a service and it only ran atop Amazon's EC2 compute cloud. But now, with the release of the source …
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Cloud Foundry aiming to be 'the Linux of the cloud'

Steve Herrod, CTO of VMware, has high ambitions for the company's app development platform Cloud Foundry, saying he wants it to be the Linux of the cloud. Speaking at the one year anniversary of the Cloud Foundry rollout, Herrod said that the company was betting on open source and open cloud management as the future of the …
Iain Thomson, 12 Apr 2012
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AppFog dev cloud envelops Ruby, Node

This summer, PHP Fog changed its name to AppFog, vowing to expanded its "platform cloud" beyond PHP. And now it has. On Tuesday, the Portland, Oregon-based startup announced that its online service – a means of building, deploying, and readily scaling applications – now handles Ruby and Node.js as well as PHP. "We've spent a …
Cade Metz, 13 Sep 2011
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PHP lands on VMware's Cloud Foundry

PHP has come to VMware's Cloud Foundry project, an effort to create a standard open source platform for building "developer clouds". On Thursday, a Portland, Oregon startup known as AppFog open sourced code that allows PHP applications atop VMware's platform. Previously, Cloud Foundry was limited to Java, other JVM frameworks …
Cade Metz, 25 Aug 2011
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VMware turns shrink ray on open source dev cloud

VMware has created a really tiny version of its open source developer cloud. On Wednesday, the virtualization giant introduced Micro Cloud Foundry, a free downloadable version of its Cloud Foundry service that runs on a single laptop. This past spring, when VMware unveiled Cloud Foundry and open sourced the code behind it, the …
Cade Metz, 24 Aug 2011
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Ubuntu erects stairway to VMware code cloud

Ubuntu 11.10 will ship with both the client and server components of Cloud Foundry, the "platform cloud" VMware open sourced this spring. On Wednesday, VMware and Ubuntu guardian Canonical announced that the next incarnation of the Linux distro – due for official release in October – will include Cloud Foundry packages built …
Cade Metz, 17 Aug 2011
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VMware lets Rabbit loose on open source code cloud

VMware has plugged the open source RabbitMQ messaging system into Cloud Foundry, the "platform-as-a-service" it introduced in beta form earlier this year. RabbitMQ provides a means of facilitating communication within and between applications and services. "RabbitMQ is now a first class citizen of Cloud Foundry," VMware …
Cade Metz, 10 Aug 2011
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Here come the ex-Sunners at CumuLogic

A startup called CumuLogic, founded by a number of Java and cloud experts at the former Sun Microsystems, is fluffing up yet another platform as a service (PaaS) cloud, joining the ranks of VMware with Cloud Foundry, Red Hat with OpenShift, Microsoft with Azure, and others. CumuLogic was founded relatively recently, in January …
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VMware taps Google ethos with Cloud Foundry

Structure Two years ago, VMware boss Paul Maritz recruited a pair of Google infrastructure engineers to help build what would become Cloud Foundry, the company's open source answer to "platform clouds" such as Google App Engine and Microsoft Azure. At one point, Maritz asked the pair – Derek Collison and Mark Lucovsky –  how many admins …
Cade Metz, 23 Jun 2011
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VMware invites Scala onto open source dev cloud

VMware has invited Scala programmers onto Cloud Foundry, its open source "platform cloud," an online service for building and readily scaling applications. When it first launched in April, the service let you build with Java, Ruby on Rails, the Ruby framework Sinatra, and Node.js, the current It Platform of the Silicon Valley …
Cade Metz, 3 Jun 2011
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VMware target Springs to open-source cloud management

Days after being purchased by VMware, open-source Java specialist SpringSource is expanding into the enterprise cloud-deployment biz using a recent acquisition of its own. SpringSource has sprung a service into beta for Java developers making apps in the cloud. The platform, called SpringSource Cloud Foundry, is built on the …
Austin Modine, 19 Aug 2009

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