Cloud Foundry is being released in four variants, two of which are available now, says ZDNet UK. Currently, a free commercial VMware-operated public cloud platform and an open-source distribution are available for use. This summer a microcloud edition for development and testing, which can be mounted on a single virtual machine will be available and later this year a version for enterprises and telecoms will be released.
VMware has launched a new open source Platform-as-a-Service called Cloud Foundry.
VMware has launched a new open source Platform-as-a-Service called Cloud Foundry. The open platform can support multiple frameworks, multiple cloud providers and multiple application services all on a cloud scale platform. According to VMware, the new platform will streamline the development and deployment of new cloud-based applications, which will in turn enable cloud users with increased adaptability and flexibility.This article was originally published on Wednesday Apr 13th 2011