The distributed nature of app development and management at scale means that a workload should run on-premise, on a public cloud or both. Customers want that capability, giving Pivotal good reason to announce today that it is offering hosted cloud infrastructure on Amazon Web Services (AWS) as part of its Pivotal Cloud Foundry platform.
Pivotal is not charging for the hosting service on AWS. It now comes bundled with the software subscription at no extra cost. The intent is to allow hybrid cloud scenarios and portability from on-premise to public cloud environments.
The service from Pivotal Cloud Foundry is now available as a scalable Amazon Machine Image in the AWS Marketplace with a one-click installation capability.