Leading European Cloud-hosting Provider Hegerys to Offer Stackato

VANCOUVER, BC – May 22, 2012ActiveState, whose software enables developers and enterprises to innovate from code to cloud, announced today that French cloud hosting provider Hegerys, a division of Le Groupe Magic Online, will offer Stackato integrated with its customer cloud services.

“Stackato is a secure and flexible Platform as a Service that makes an excellent addition to our high-availability, scalable hosting solutions suite,” says Philippe Barouk, CEO of the Le Groupe Magic Online. “Our customers enjoy the convenience provided by our infrastructure and cloud platform services, and we now offer them choice…choice of development language, web framework, even data service. They can code in the language that’s right for their business, easily deploy to the cloud, and secure their data using Stackato’s ‘containerization’ technology. Our customers get peace of mind without having to sacrifice flexibility or features.”

ActiveState CEO Bart Copeland adds, “From hosting and SaaS solutions to outsourcing to technical infrastructure, Hegerys is a global leader in cloud services, and we’re excited to have Stackato complement its offerings. This mutually-beneficial partnership enables Hegerys customers to move from code to cloud quickly, efficiently, and safely using Stackato’s secure middleware layer.”

Hegerys customers will be able to test-drive Stackato as part of a free one-month trial of a dedicated Stackato micro-cloud VM. (More details available at the Hegerys website.) Hegerys, headquartered in Paris, France, provides highly available, flexible, and agile public and private cloud infrastructure. Known for its easy deployment, scalable design, and advanced architecture, Hegerys works to increase the power of IT while reducing costs.

Stackato—now generally available in version 1.2—is the application platform for creating a private PaaS. From the desktop to the datacenter, Stackato makes it easy to develop, deploy, migrate, scale, manage, and monitor applications in any cloud environment. Its recent update includes support for persistent file systems, user group administration, and an advanced app store framework.

About Le Groupe Magic Online
Le Groupe Magic Online has provided online access and Internet services since 1994, and delivers comprehensive telecommunications solutions, including broadband connections, security solutions, high-availability enterprise hosting, and IP telephony.

About ActiveState
ActiveState empowers innovation from code to cloud smarter, safer, and faster. ActiveState’s cutting-edge solutions give developers and enterprises the power and flexibility to develop in Java, Ruby, Python, Perl, Node.js, PHP, Tcl, and more. Stackato is ActiveState’s groundbreaking application platform for creating a private platform as a service (PaaS), and is the cost-effective, secure, and portable way to develop and deploy apps to the cloud. ActiveState is proven for the enterprise: More than two million developers and 97% of Fortune-1000 companies use ActiveState’s end-to-end solutions to develop, distribute, and manage their software applications. Global customers like Cisco, CA, HP, Bank of America, Siemens, and Lockheed Martin look to ActiveState to save time, save money, minimize risk, ensure compliance, and reduce time to market.

Contact Information
Kristina Lanpheir
Kulesa Faul for ActiveState
650 340-1992
 Kristina [at] kulesafaul [dot] com