The Open Source Languages Company: Update20161206180000

The Open Source Languages Company: Update

Since we announced the new direction for ActiveState on November 1st (you can read more about The Open Source Languages Company in my prior blog), w...
ActiveState: Open Source Languages Company20161101153454

ActiveState: Open Source Languages Company

It’s been a little over a year since the sale of our Stackato business to HPE, and during this time we’ve been working hard on the next ph...
Technical Debt in High Tech – A CEO’s Perspective20160623173000

Technical Debt in High Tech – A CEO’s Perspective

Bart CopelandJune 23, 2016, , 0 comments
Recall in a blog last year, I discussed the goals of what’s next for ActiveState. At that time we had recently sold the Stackato business to HP and...
Enterprises and Open Source: The Important Role of Commercial Distributions20151201170000

Enterprises and Open Source: The Important Role of Commercial Distributions

I recently did a webinar with Jay Lyman, Research Manager at 451 Research, discussing the trends in open source programming language adoption by enter...
ActiveState: What’s Next20150805170000

ActiveState: What’s Next

People have been asking me, “What’s happening to ActiveState now, after the sale of Stackato business (our private PaaS business) to HP?&#...
ActiveState’s Stackato (Cloud Foundry & Docker Based PaaS) Acquired by HP20150728195910

ActiveState’s Stackato (Cloud Foundry & Docker Based PaaS) Acquired by HP

Bart CopelandJuly 28, 2015, , , 0 comments
I’m extremely happy, actually overjoyed, to announce that HP has acquired the Stackato product from ActiveState! Stackato is our platform (or Pa...
Going Social: Why ActiveState Acquired Appsecute20130604175111

Going Social: Why ActiveState Acquired Appsecute

Bart CopelandJune 4, 20130 comments
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ActiveState Acquires Perl Cloud Company Phenona20110614100859

ActiveState Acquires Perl Cloud Company Phenona

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve acquired Phenona, a Perl PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) cloud company based in Seattle, WA. Phenona is ...
Freedom Fighter or Centralized Paranoia? Open World Forum Keynote by Eben Moglen20110118215532

Freedom Fighter or Centralized Paranoia? Open World Forum Keynote by Eben Moglen

Last fall I attended the Olliance Group’s Think Tank and Open World Forum 2010 (OWF) in Paris.  It was a productive trip and I highly recom...
Open Source Indemnification: Why You Should Care20100922192309

Open Source Indemnification: Why You Should Care

Bart CopelandSeptember 22, 2010, 0 comments
With the recent rise in software copyright claims filed (such as Oracle’s lawsuit against Google for copyright/patent infringement related to Java),...