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How to Skin a PaaS: White-Labeling and Theming Stackato

By Diane Mueller, November 14, 2012

Stackato OEM It should come as no surprise that ActiveState is offering the ability to rebrand and white label Stackato to select enterprise and OEM partners. Stackato, ActiveState's Enterprise PaaS, comes from a long line of products that have been embedded in enterprise software and hardware.

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Polyglot

By John Wetherill, November 9, 2012

A polyglot is defined as one who is fluent in multiple languages. This is similar to how a multilinguist is ... uh ...fluent in multiple languages. (OK, who invented two words for the same concept?)

Well, it turns out polyglot applies not only to spoken languages, but to programming languages as well. Thus in the software world, a polyglot application is one built on multiple languages. The term also applies to developer tools that can manipulate such apps.

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How to Solve the Enterprise Mobile BYOD Conundrum: Use Private Cloud to Go Mobile…Securely

By Diane Mueller, September 12, 2012

Enterprise IT leadership faces the Mobile BYOD Conundrum every day: How to deliver enterprise applications securely to a disparate workforce demanding corporate data access via an ever-changing array of individual mobile platforms?

Enabled in part by the flexible power of cloud computing, enterprise stakeholders now expect to engage with their enterprise cloud applications in the same way they access their consumer cloud applications…on their own devices, whether iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone 7, BlackBerry, you name it.

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Rocking it with Stackato and Websockets

By Jamie Paton, September 7, 2012
Not a WebSocket

With the release of Stackato v2.2 a few weeks ago, there is now experimental support for WebSockets for your applications.

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Webcast: PaaS for Ops - Pitching Platform as a Service to Sysadmins

By Troy Topnik, August 7, 2012

Stackato for Sysadmins A couple of weeks ago, we had the pleasure of talking with James Governor of Redmonk, about Stackato. I mentioned the challenge we face in explaining the benefits of Private PaaS to sysadmins and IT managers.

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Appsecute: Managing Stackato on Multiple Clouds

By Diane Mueller, July 30, 2012

Appsecute and Stackato It’s a multi-cloud world out there, and it can be very painful to manage multiple Platform as a Service (PaaS) clusters some days. Let me explain my pain, and see if your organization can relate.

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You've got mail! Using SendGrid with Stackato

By Diane Mueller, July 26, 2012

Stackato and SendGrid With Stackato, developers can easily code, test, and launch an application to any cloud. Some of those applications may need to send email, and we've been advising our users to connect their applications to their own SMTP gateway servers to do this.

But there's a cloudier, "as-a-Service" way to do this.

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How to Deploy .NET Apps to Stackato 2.0

By Diane Mueller, July 9, 2012

Stackato 2.0 now has integrated .NET support via the Iron Foundry.NET project. Iron Foundry is an open source project that extends .NET to any Cloud Foundry-based Platform as Service (PaaS). By integrating Iron Foundry with Stackato, we can now make Windows DEAs available on any Stackato cluster with the ability to run the full spectrum of .NET Web Applications, SQL Server, and more.

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How to get your Enterprise to run like a Start-Up (without compromising your Data Security)

By Diane Mueller, June 6, 2012
Private Cloud for Enterprise

For some developers, cloud computing can serve as a gateway drug for developing “shadow” IT projects. This isn’t new: Developers were going rogue long before easy access to computing resources via the cloud. The cloud has just made the potential of corporate risk exposure exponentially greater.

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Deploying Private PaaS on CloudStack with Stackato

By Diane Mueller, May 24, 2012

Deploying and configuring private Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) on CloudStack with Stackato is almost as easy as downloading a Stackato micro cloud virtual machine (VM) to your desktop.

After my previous blog post in which I stepped thru deploying Stackato onto Amazon's EC2 -- an almost turn-key deployment, as there is a Stackato Private Image in the EC2 Catalog -- I wanted to see what the analogous proc

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