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EMC WORLD, LAS VEGAS, NV, May 6, 2014 – Pivotal and VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced the first enterprise-class hybrid platform-as-a-service (PaaS) on VMware vCloud® Hybrid Service™. VMware vCloud Hybrid Service will support the latest release of Pivotal® CF, the world’s leading enterprise PaaS powered by the Cloud Foundry™ platform, to deliver a well-managed, agile development and operator platform for mobile and next generation web applications that leverage VMware environments across public, private and hybrid clouds.
Pivotal CF on VMware vCloud Hybrid Service will offer a turnkey hybrid PaaS experience that empowers agile development teams to deploy applications in their hybrid cloud in seconds, scale with a single command and update without downtime. By deploying on vCloud Hybrid Service with Pivotal CF, application developers can benefit from the consistent management, security and resiliency of a VMware’s hybrid cloud infrastructure, simplifying deployment of both existing and new cloud native applications to the public cloud.
“VMware vCloud Hybrid Service makes it possible for new and existing applications to run on the same platform as they have on premises, simplifying the transition to a hybrid cloud future,” said Bill Fathers, senior vice president and general manager, Hybrid Cloud Services Business Unit, VMware. “Enterprise developers using vCloud Hybrid Service can leverage Pivotal CF to take advantage of the industry’s most powerful enterprise platform for building, deploying and scaling modern applications. We look forward to continuing our work with Pivotal to deliver the incredible agility and productivity of Pivotal CF to vCloud Hybrid Service customers, as well as advance the Cloud Foundry ecosystem to foster open innovation and community growth.”
“We’re excited to add VMware vCloud Hybrid Service as another IaaS layer that is interoperable with Pivotal CF,” said Rob Mee, Pivotal senior vice president for Cloud Platform and Pivotal Labs. “The ability to move applications between private and public clouds with no code or configuration changes solves a major pain point for customers. The simplicity, speed and automation will allow developers critical cycles to create and deploy new or existing applications and for IT to scale them in hybrid cloud environments.”
Expected to be available on VMware vCloud Hybrid Service this quarter, Pivotal CF, powered by Cloud Foundry, is a commercially supported, PaaS technology for application development and operations. When running on VMware vSphere and now vCloud Hybrid Service, Pivotal CF empowers customers to deploy and manage applications with hybrid deployment needs at a velocity and scale that enables rapid innovation and faster time to market.
- Visit VMware at EMC World booth #226
- Visit Pivotal at EMC World Booth #236
- Read 'Pivotal and VMware Deliver Enterprise-class Hybrid PaaS' blog post by Killian Murphy, senior director product management, Hybrid Cloud Business Unit, VMware
- Read the Pivotal blog 'Federation @ Work: Pivotal CF Running on VMware vCloud Hybrid Service'
Cloud Foundry is the leading open platform-as-a-service, providing an open ecosystem of developer frameworks and application services. Cloud Foundry makes it faster and easier to build, test, deploy and scale applications. Cloud Foundry is an Apache 2.0 licensed project, stewarded by Pivotal and available on Github: https://github.com/cloudfoundry. To learn more about Cloud Foundry visit http://www.cloudfoundry.org/.
VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. Customers rely on VMware to help them transform the way they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources in a manner that is evolutionary and based on their specific needs. With 2013 revenues of $5.21 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com.
Pivotal’s Cloud Native platform drives software innovation for many of the world’s most admired brands. With millions of developers in communities around the world, Pivotal technology touches billions of users every day. After shaping the software development culture of Silicon Valley's most valuable companies for over a decade, today Pivotal leads a global technology movement transforming how the world builds software.
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