Red Hat Expands Cloud Push, Buys Makara
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The article details Red Hat's plans for Makara which include its intent to open source the technology. Also, company officials said they expect Makara's cloud impact to be spread across both public and private deployments.
Red Hat is acquiring cloud tools vendor Makara in a bid to expand the Red Hat Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud strategy.
With Makara, Red Hat is acquiring technology that will enable to developers to deploy applications to the cloud that can scale up or down as demand warrants. The Makara technology is set to be integrated into Red Hat's Cloud Foundations strategy, which was announced earlier this year.