Tech Heavyweight HP to Acquire ActiveState's Stackato Business to Help Customers Transition to Hybrid CloudWednesday, July 29, 2015
ActiveState President & CEO Bart Copeland
Transaction Enhances HP Helion Platform With Stackato's Cloud Foundry-Based Platform as a Service (PaaS) Solution
Vancouver, BC, July 29, 2015--(T-Net)--HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire ActiveState Software Inc.'s (ActiveState) Stackato business, an enterprise-ready Platform as a Service (PaaS) solution with Cloud Foundry at its core.
ActiveState is a Vancouver, BC-based leading provider of open source software application development and management solutions.
Stackato's open technology built on Cloud Foundry PaaS gives HP a more complete cloud offering, according to the company.
By providing developers a single cloud application platform with enterprise-level security and world-class support, Stackato will enhance the HP Helion Development Platform by enabling customers to bring applications to market faster by reducing the amount of time spent on IT configuration.
"I'm extremely happy, actually overjoyed, to announce that HP has acquired the Stackato product from ActiveState! Stackato is our platform (or PaaS) for enterprise IT departments and developers, based on various open source projects, including Cloud Foundry and Docker. Members of the team will be joining HP to help continue to grow Stackato as part of HP's Cloud business. ActiveState will continue as a company and will retain all of our other products including ActivePerl, ActivePython, ActiveTcl, and Komodo IDE" said Bart Copeland, ActiveState's President & CEO in a related blog post on the company's website.
"The Stackato PaaS solution strengthens the HP Helion portfolio and reinforces HP's commitment to delivering customers open source solutions that help accelerate their transition to hybrid clouds," said Bill Hilf, Senior Vice President, Product and Service Management, HP Cloud. "The acquisition reinforces HP's focus on driving Cloud Foundry as the open standard cloud native application platform."
After the transaction closes -- expected in the fourth quarter of HP's fiscal year 2015, subject to customary closing conditions -- ActiveState's Stackato business will become part of HP Cloud.
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To read the related blog post from ActiveState President & CEO Bart Copeland, please click here.
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 cloud 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.
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