HP Buys Stratavia for Database, Application Automation
HP has bought application and database automation specialist Stratavia for an undisclosed sum.Hewlett-Packard announced Aug. 26 that it has acquired database and data center automation vendor Stratavia. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. However, HP said the acquisition will strengthen its Software and Solutions portfolio by adding deployment, configuration and management tools for enterprise middleware, databases and packaged applications. In particular, the deal will enhance HP Cloud Service Automation by simplifying and automating deployment in cloud environments.
With applications and IT environments becoming more complex, organizations need to be able to automate changes ranging from large-scale application updates to one-line configuration changes with consistency and control, said Bill Veghte, executive vice president of Software and Solutions at HP.