OpenStack Community App Catalog Adds ActiveState’s Stackato Private Platform-as-a-Service

Integration Provides Users Immediate Access to Production Ready PaaS

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – May 20, 2015 – (OpenStack Summit Booth #T6) – ActiveState today announced that Stackato®, the company’s leading Cloud Foundry and Docker based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), has joined the OpenStack Community App Catalog. With the addition of Stackato to the App Catalog, users are now able to access a production ready PaaS in minutes. Additional information on Stackato is available at: http://www.activestate.com/stackato

ActiveState Stackato, based on Cloud Foundry and Docker, has come together with OpenStack Murano to bring the best of cloud in a single unified, turnkey solution:

  • This integration addresses the current and emerging needs for enterprises in terms of streamlined deployment processes, application lifecycle management, and a blueprint for hybrid cloud.
  • The Community App Catalog is a web-based application store that provides users with full-stack applications integrated to run on OpenStack.
    • Murano uses the provided scripts to provision an instance of Stackato, instantly deploying the entire stack needed to run Stackato.
    • It eliminates the need for manual manipulation of the underlying configuration, providing an easy to use user-interface with drag and drop functionality.

Stackato is used by large enterprises, cloud hosting companies and SaaS providers, making it easy to develop, deploy, migrate, scale, manage, and monitor applications on any cloud. It provides development teams with built-in languages, frameworks and services on one single cloud application platform, while providing enterprise-level security and world-class support.

For more information about the Community App Catalog, please visit: http://apps.openstack.org

Mark Collier, COO, OpenStack Foundation, said:
“ActiveState's participation in the Community App Catalog gives OpenStack cloud builders a ready resource to bring PaaS based on Cloud Foundry to their developers, fast. That's the main goal of the Community App Catalog: giving app developers faster access to the tools they need to be productive, spending less time on configuring compute, storage, and networking resources.”

Bart Copeland, President and CEO, ActiveState, said:
“OpenStack has built a great community of like-minded companies wanting to push the boundaries of technology and innovation. We’re thrilled that Stackato is a part of this initiative, helping enterprises bring productivity, efficiency, and scalability to the cloud.”

About ActiveState
ActiveState believes that enterprises gain a competitive advantage when they are able to quickly create, deploy and efficiently manage software solutions that immediately create business value, but they face many challenges that prevent them from doing so. The Company is uniquely positioned to help address these challenges through our experience with enterprises, people and technology. ActiveState is proven for the enterprise: more than two million developers and 97 percent of Fortune 1000 companies use ActiveState’s solutions to develop, distribute, and manage their software applications written in Java, Perl, Python, Node.js, PHP, Tcl and other dynamic languages. Global customers like Cisco, CA, HP, Bank of America, Siemens and Lockheed Martin trust ActiveState to save time, save money, minimize risk, ensure compliance and reduce time to market. To learn more visit ActiveState.com.

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