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Why a Private PaaS: from a Custom Software Firm's Perspective

By Angie Hirata, October 14, 2011

PaaS deploy in 10 minJust because something is "in the cloud" doesn’t mean development and deployment to the cloud is effortless.

Tags: Cloud, PaaS, stackato
Category: stackato

Infrastructure-Agnostic PaaS: Why we Joined OpenStack and OVA

By Angie Hirata, October 13, 2011

cloud infrastructureWhile Stackato is still in beta, we've been having conversations with many companies that are testing Stackato as a private PaaS platform. Whether large companies or private cloud operators, they seem to fall into two categories when it comes to how they view the underlying infrastructure of their private cloud.

1. Some are 100% VMware, and run their private cloud on vSphere, vCenter, vCloud Director - the VMware cloud infrastructure stack.

Category: open source, stackato

What Do You Know About Private PaaS: September Quick Poll Results

By Michael Kanasoot, October 6, 2011

Private PaaS Poll Results

In our September newsletter, we asked a few short questions to find out what our readers knew about PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) and whether they plan to implement it in their companies.

Participants were entered in a random draw to win a Komodo IDE license. Our lucky winner was Jeff Orr - Congratulations, Jeff!

Category: stackato

We've joined the OpenStack Ecosystem

By Bart Copeland, October 6, 2011

OpenStackAt the OpenStack conference this week in Boston, RackSpace announced the new OpenStack Foundation. This move to a more collaborative governance model shows the strength of this community and is one of the reasons we just joined the OpenStack project!

Stackato Beta 0.5: PHP, Clojure, and RabbitMQ

By Troy Topnik, October 4, 2011
PHP Rabbit Clojure

We're happy to announce that our latest Stackato Beta release has more than just performance improvements and bug fixes.

Thanks to some code contributions to the core project from fellow Cloud Foundry community lead AppFog and plenty of hard work by our own developers, we have be

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One... Two... THREE Great Cloud Webinars Coming Up!

By Sheila Rebellato, September 29, 2011

Enterprise Cloud Webinars: Private PaaS, Stackato

Join us for one—or all—of these great upcoming cloud-related webinars, and get more intimate with the cloud:

Category: events, stackato

Using Stackato to make your own PaaS on vSphere

By Troy Topnik, September 26, 2011
Whitepaper - vSphere Private PaaS

We've written a fair bit about what Stackato is and how it works, but we haven't blogged much about why you would want to consider it. That's because there are different reasons, depending on who you are.

Category: stackato

Stackato Sandbox Service Available: Play in the Sandbox and You Could Win A $1,000 Trip

By Sheila Rebellato, September 21, 2011

New Stackato Sandbox - test deployment to the cloud

You asked for it, you got it: our new Stackato Sandbox service makes it easier for you to test deployment to the cloud (and more).

The Stackato Sandbox service allows you to test deployment of apps to a privately hosted environment on Amazon EC2, complete with hosting, security, and scaling of applications. And you could win big* for trying the Stackato Sandbox!

Why a Private PaaS?

By Bart Copeland, September 14, 2011

When you hear of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) what typically comes to mind are names like Heroku, EngineYard, OpenShift, and CloudFoundry.com. These public PaaS providers feature a wide range of the core components of an application environment in the cloud, so that developers can focus on coding. And most IT issues related to configuring, deploying and scaling are off-loaded, allowing companies to avoid capital expenditures and application run-time issues.

What's a Private PaaS?

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VMWorld 2011: Observations from the New Innovators corner.

By Troy Topnik, September 7, 2011
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They finally let me out of the office! ActiveState sent me to Las Vegas to man the booth (sorry, New Innovators pod) at VMWorld 2011, talk to people about Stackato, and run through some demos. As a newcomer to Las Vegas and the tech conference circuit, here are a few of my observations.

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