ActiveState Delivers Stackato PaaS Through Microsoft Azure

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – June 23, 2015 – ActiveState today announced it has entered a collaboration with Microsoft, making Stackato® a leading Cloud Foundry and Docker based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), available through Azure. Additional information is available at:

Highlights of the initiative include:

  • Streamlined application delivery: Stackato provides development teams with the tools to get solutions to market, including built-in languages, frameworks and services on one single cloud application platform, while providing enterprise-level security and support.
  • Enterprise agility: In combination with choice of infrastructure, companies have a complete solution to meet the current and emerging needs of enterprise IT including application lifecycle management, accelerated deployment and a hybrid cloud strategy.
  • The power of Azure: Azure is Microsoft’s cloud computing platform, a growing collection of integrated services (including analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage and web) for moving faster, achieving more and saving money. Azure’s integrated tools, pre-built templates and managed services make it easier to build and manage enterprise, mobile, web and Internet of Things (IoT) apps faster, using skills developers and IT professionals already have and technologies they already know.

The latest version of Stackato is available for download at:

Bart Copeland, President and CEO, ActiveState, said:
“Azure is the cloud of choice for some of the largest and most successful companies in the world, and through this collaboration, we’ll make it easier for companies to do business in the cloud. This tightly integrated solution provides a flexible and extensible cloud environment, enabling enterprises to deliver highly innovative software projects rapidly and efficiently.”

Mark Russinovich, CTO, Microsoft Azure said:
“Enterprises are looking to differentiate themselves from their competition through innovation and efficiency. Our customers want flexibility, choice and the latest technologies to help them streamline the application delivery process. Stackato by ActiveState on Microsoft Azure provides a commercially supported Cloud Foundry and Docker distribution that allows them to do exactly that.”

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

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