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Mirantis joins Cloud Foundry to improve OpenStack PaaS integration

Mirantis has joined Cloud Foundry in a move aimed at improving integration between Cloud Foundry and OpenStack

Pure-play OpenStack vendor Mirantis is joining the Cloud Foundry Foundation in a bid to help drive integration between the two open source platforms.

API and cloud app specialist Apigee to go public

Apigee helps enterprises re-architect their apps to make them suitable for cloud, big data and IoT

Apigee, an API software platform provider that helps enterprises build and scale apps, is the latest cloud provider to propose an initial public offering of shares of its common stock.

Cloud Foundry Foundation re-launches as independent non-profit

The Cloud Foundry Foundation has been formally spun out of Pivotal

Following the Pivotal’s announcement in February that Cloud Foundry would be spun out of the company, the project’s open governance model under the non-profit Cloud Foundry Foundation has been formally established.

Heroku brings Performance Dynos to Europe

Heroku is bringing its high performance container service to Europe

Heroku, the cloud-based platform as a service acquired by Salesforce in 2010, announced that it is bringing its higher performance cloud containers to Europe.

Google bolsters cloud platform with networking, containers, and price cuts

Google wants to make its cloud platform more competitive

Google has announced a number of updates to the company’s cloud platform that include steep price cuts on most of its services, network peering and interconnection services, and a container deployment and scheduling engine based on Kubernetes.

HP bolsters Helion with OpenStack, Cloud Foundry offerings

HP has launched OpenStack and Cloud Foundry-based offerings

Making good on promises the company made in May this year HP has announced the launch of its first commercial OpenStack distribution, and a commercial platform as a service offering based on Cloud Foundry. Paul Morgan, HP EMEA CloudSystem director told BCN the launch will be critical to positioning the company as the leader in the cloud space.

Ericsson buys majority stake in PaaS startup Apcera

Apcera

Ericsson announced an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Apcera, a US-based startup that provides a multi-workload deployment and management platform as a service (PaaS).

SAP backs OpenStack in open source push

SAP is backing OpenStack and doubling down on Cloud Foundry

German software giant SAP announced it is backing OpenStack at the O’Reilly OSCON Open Source Convention in Portland, Oregon this week. The move is another sign of the growing momentum major open source cloud projects are gathering.

Yahoo snaps up mobile analytics specialist Flurry

Is Yahoo aiming to stay relevant?

Internet company Yahoo has confirmed the acquisition of mobile analytics specialist Flurry as it seeks to reinforce its commitment to “building and supporting useful, inspiring and beautiful mobile applications and monetisation solutions.”

Apple, IBM team up with enterprise focus

Tim Cook, Apple CEO and Ginni Rometty, IBM CEO, walking the walk and talking the talk

Apple and IBM have joined forces to target enterprise mobility through business applications that bring IBM’s strengths in big data and analytics to Apple devices. The move is intended to strengthen Apple’s presence in the enterprise space with more than 100 industry-specific tools and native apps, developed exclusively for the iPhone and iPad.

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