What customers want in 2015: Cloud Foundry, OpenStack, Docker and AWS


When it comes to cloud technologies, vendors can get carried away with adding cool features to their products. But if those features don’t provide real business value to the customer, they are useless.

Based on discussions with our customers – innovative companies using Stackato Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) – they want their cloud technologies to be supported by a robust ecosystem, while being flexible enough to leverage emerging technologies. Here are the four common themes we’ve been hearing.

PaaS based on Cloud Foundry: Cloud Foundry has the largest ecosystem, backed by the biggest tech giants in the industry. We’re excited to be a founding Gold member of the Cloud Foundry Foundation.

Move to OpenStack to avoid vendor lock-in: OpenStack is becoming the standard for open Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). The combination of a Cloud Foundry based PaaS on OpenStack is a comprehensive cloud solution.

Docker containers: Docker has the potential…

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