Virtualization has had an enormous impact on enterprise IT. It has enabled greater utilization of infrastructure resources, portability of execution environments, and better infrastructure economics. The rise of cloud computing has further extended the benefits of virtualization. However, neither has accelerated the development, deployment, and management of applications, which is where all the value of IT resides. Platform as a Service (PaaS) represents the future of virtualization and cloud
If you already use VMware's Cloud Infrastructure as a virtualization platform, you are well on your way to providing IT as a Service. But as businesses demand faster results in today's competitive market, organizations look to gain more benefits from cloud computing than just virtualized infrastructure.
ActiveState Stackato extends your private cloud infrastructure and your VMware investment by creating a private Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) to provide on-demand availability,