VMware vCloud Air, the first hybrid cloud available via Bitnami, makes it easier for developers to build, test and deploy applications
SAN FRANCISCO and PALO ALTO, Calif. - June 17, 2015: Bitnami and VMware today announced they are bringing one-click application and development stack deployment to VMware vCloud® AirTM OnDemand. VMware vCloud Air enables organizations to extend on-premises IT infrastructure seamlessly to the public cloud. The resulting hybrid cloud is compatible with a customer's existing applications, and allows them to build new cloud-native applications, delivering agility and efficiency to the business in a secure, reliable and compliant manner.
The Bitnami Launchpad for VMware vCloud Air OnDemand provides fully configured and ready-to-run cloud templates that can be launched with just a few clicks onto any size cloud instance. This makes it incredibly easy for users to deploy apps and spin up development environments, without having to manually configure anything. By removing complexities associated with the cloud and by providing more applications for users to run, Bitnami Launchpad for VMware vCloud Air can provide a low-friction path for users to run their applications in the hybrid cloud.
Bitnami's cloud images are pre-configured, optimized and easy to run, making it extremely easy for technical and non-technical users alike to run applications in the cloud. They're also continuously updated and improved to allow the best possible experience. With the Bitnami Launchpad for VMware vCloud Air, users can begin running applications in the cloud in minutes. Bitnami also makes it easier to develop and test applications in the cloud with its complete, standardized development stacks and tools, and offers the largest source of popular server software images, including Drupal, Joomla, WordPress and many others.
"Bitnami's virtual machine images have been extremely popular with Bitnami users," said Erica Brescia, COO of Bitnami. "Adding support for VMware vCloud Air OnDemand gives our enterprise users, who have already standardized on VMware, a way to seamlessly move applications between private and public cloud environments."
"We are excited to be working with Bitnami to bring one-click application and developer stacks deployment to vCloud Air OnDemand," said Michael Cincinatus, senior director, Product Management, Cloud Services, VMware. "With the Bitnami Launchpad for VMware vCloud Air, users can begin running their applications in a hybrid cloud that is fully compatible with their on-premises infrastructure almost no time."
Bitnami is a library of popular server applications and development environments that can be installed in a click, either on your laptop, in a virtual machine or hosted in the cloud. With over a million deployments each month, Bitnami.com has become the world's most popular destination for many of today's most popular applications. Bitnami-packaged apps provide a consistent, secure and up-to-date optimized end-user experience on any platform. We take care of compiling and configuring the application and all of it's dependencies (third-party libraries, language runtimes, databases) so it works out-of-the-box. The company is also the largest source of applications for the leading cloud marketplaces. Bitnami is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and has a major development center in Seville, Spain. For more information, visit www.Bitnami.com , or follow us on Twitter (@Bitnami) and Facebook.
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