Release of new, more powerful Stackato Private PaaS Solution Coincides with HP Cloud Services Public Beta

VANCOUVER, BC – May 10, 2012ActiveState, whose software enables developers and enterprises to innovate from code to cloud, today announced an alliance with HP that provides Stackato 1.2 support for HP Cloud Services. Stackato is the application platform for creating a private Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and its industry-leading cloud application security, data privacy, and control are now available on HP Cloud Services.

HP Cloud Services is based on HP’s world-class hardware and software, with key elements of HP Converged Infrastructure combined with a developer-friendly integration of OpenStack™ technology. HP Cloud Services’ offerings, now available in public beta, include HP Cloud Compute, HP Cloud Object Storage and HP Cloud Content Delivery Network.

“ActiveState enjoys a mutually-beneficial alliance with HP for HP Cloud Services,” says Bart Copeland, ActiveState CEO. “Stackato’s support for HP Cloud Services reinforces our vision of delivering ‘cloud control’ to support any underlying infrastructure, benefitting enterprise developers and IT/DevOps with the flexibility and deployment options they demand.”

With this integration, developers and enterprises can quickly and seamlessly create a private PaaS using HP Cloud Services without having to download a virtual machine.

Stackato 1.2 on HP Cloud Services infrastructure provides a secure middleware layer to complement HP’s unique public cloud offering. Stackato’s support for HP Cloud Services gives enterprise developers more options and flexibility when choosing their cloud infrastructure services, while offering all the benefits of a private PaaS to deploy, scale, and manage applications.

Stackato 1.2 is available in Enterprise and Micro Cloud editions, as well as via the ActiveState Stackato Sandbox for trial evaluations. Stackato Enterprise is priced per VM per year. To learn more about how Stackato can help your business, contact the ActiveState Stackato sales team at stackato-sales [at] activestate [dot] com.

ActiveState recently premiered its first animated video, “Stackato: Moving to the Cloud is Fast, Easy, and Awesome.” Watch Stackato, the movie and see how Carl the developer, Ned the IT lead, and Cynthia the CIO succeed with private PaaS.

About Stackato
Stackato is the application platform for creating a private PaaS using any language on any stack on any cloud. From the desktop to the datacenter, Stackato makes it easy to develop, deploy, migrate, scale, manage, and monitor applications on any cloud. With Stackato, developers can simulate a production environment on a local machine, code, test, and then launch an application to any cloud. And Enterprise IT can achieve new levels of data security, reduce time to market, save money, ensure compliance, and gain greater control over the cloud.

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
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