CloudBees has extended its Java platform as a service to private clouds on OpenStack or vSphere with RUN@cloud Private Edition.
, a provider of Java cloud-computing
solutions, has announced RUN@cloud Private Edition, which extends the company's
Java PAAS (platform as a service
) to private cloud
environments running on OpenStack or vSphere.
With this new
offering, CloudBees expands choices for customers on the CloudBees platform:
choice in deployment-public, private or hybrid cloud-and choice of underlying
infrastructure, whether Amazon Web Services, OpenStack or vSphere.
support of its commitment to an open cloud, CloudBees also announced that it is
joining the OpenStack
community. CloudBees will work with the
OpenStack ecosystem to bring an open, enterprise-grade PAAS to OpenStack users
that frees them from vendor lock-in and costly server virtualization.
to welcome CloudBees to the OpenStack community," Stephen Spector, community
manager for OpenStack, said in a statement. "There is strong interest in the
OpenStack community for PAAS solutions like CloudBees to help enterprise
developers quickly and easily deploy applications on OpenStack, while
increasing the adoption and accessibility of the open-source cloud operating
RUN@cloud Private Edition will enable enterprise companies building private
clouds on OpenStack or vSphere to take advantage of CloudBees' deployment
services behind their own firewalls. In addition, public cloud providers built
on OpenStack or vSphere can support RUN@cloud services. CloudBees is currently
on-boarding beta customers, with planned general availability in the second
half of 2011. Companies interested in participating in the beta can register here
continues to lead on innovation, and today we've broadened the choices for our
customers-choice in deployment and choice in underlying infrastructure," Sacha
Labourey, founder and CEO of CloudBees, said in a statement. "Even more, we've
shown that we can execute rapidly, and our vision remains committed to
providing the easiest to use, most flexible and most cost-effective PAAS on the
market covering the complete development to production lifecycle for Java
Private Edition is a Scale Down, Up and Out (DUO) system that optimally manages
virtual machines. It is multi-tenant
enables multiple customers to share a service securely. The new edition also
features metering and billing to handle multi-tenanting and accurately billing
by the minute. RUN@cloud Private Edition also is portable and supports multiple
cloud infrastructure services to avoid lock-in; it has a robust back-end
management system to assure maximum uptime and availability; and is based on
open-source software and open standards, so that customers can use their
existing expertise to move to the cloud, CloudBees officials said.
CloudBees continues to execute quickly on its PAAS vision. CloudBees
accelerated the delivery of its Java PAAS
with the acquisition of Stax Networks
in December 2010 and completed integration within a month. Generally available
since January, RUN@cloud has deployed 4,000 applications already. It offers
developers everything they need to quickly and easily deploy applications to the cloud
to purchase, configure and maintain hardware, and without having to program
applications for a specific underlying IAAS (infrastructure as a service).
, an integrated development
infrastructure that enables developers to quickly write, build and test applications in the cloud
then instantly deploy to RUN@cloud. DEV@cloud features Jenkins
, the popular open-source continuous integration
server. More than 500
customers have logged over 250,000 Jenkins build minutes in the cloud.