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
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.
"Stratavia's database and application automation solutions, combined
with HP's leading Business Service Automation portfolio, give
organizations a one-stop shop for infrastructure and application
deployment management," he said in a statement.
Founded in 2001, Stratavia is headquartered in Denver. Its flagship
product is the Data Palette Platform, which is aimed at addressing the
automation needs of the database and application stack.
"For eight years, Stratavia has been focused on developing
application deployment automation solutions supporting tasks including
provisioning, code deployment, configuration management, compliance,
patching, as well as common user requests including migrations, refresh
and back-ups," said Thor Culverhouse, chief executive officer at
Stratavia, in a statement. "Combining Stratavia's offerings with HP
Server Automation will give clients a way to simplify and automate
application deployment operations, minimizing downtime and mistakes."