VMware Collaborates with Pivotal to Stimulate Cloud Applications Deployment

By CIOReview | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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FREMONT, CA: VMware in association with Pivotal has launched an enterprise cloud native stack featured with VMware Photon Platform and Pivotal Cloud Foundry that combines VMware cloud infrastructure and Pivotal cloud platform in an isolated solution. This solution speeds us application building and deployment with inbuilt infrastructure and application management functionality.

Enterprises are keeping the digital transformation as their top most priority as it has the potential to expand its ability to innovate and compete adequately. The cloud-native stack of VMware and Pivotal enable companies to enhance customer experience by providing advanced applications to leverage cloud economics. It helps developers to innovate at startup speed and assists operators to run software with increased efficiency. The stack provides organizations with a smooth strategy to build and run cloud-native apps on premises.

The Pivotal Cloud Foundry provides platform abilities to boast the developer efficiency, ensures operational eminence and provides organizational grade operational control, scalability, high availability, and security. These functions help customers in accelerating time-to-market for the software solutions. Pivotal Cloud Foundry authorizes purchasers to innovate faster and reciprocate to market opportunities with enterprise reliability.

The VMware Photon Platform is an advanced solution for the cloud-native infrastructure optimized for modern applications and containers. It is mainly designed for the use in high-scale, multi-tenant and API-driven environments. The newly launched platform comprises of an open source distributed control plane, VMware Photon Controller, VMware ESXi, a minimal Linux container host, and Photon OS. The platform is expected to add VMware Photon Machine, a latest compute host.

VMware and Pivotal will further expand the collaboration to assist organizations in adopting cloud-native apps. In the last few years, the global enterprises enhanced their application development initiatives that are successfully working on the Pivotal Cloud Foundry. The stack is expected to release in the second quarter of 2016 and it will feature the single point support to wipe out the complexities related to maintaining, purchasing, and installation of required software.