February 19, 2014

Verizon Signs Up To Cloudbees PaaS, Has Anyone Told Pivotal?

One for the âItâs Complicatedâ Facebook relationship status. Verizon is today announcing that CloudBees Platform as a Service will be available on the Verizon cloud. The Verizon Cloud, for those who donât recall, was announced in October and is now in public beta. It includes an IaaS platform, Verizon Cloud Compute, and an object-based storage service, Verizon Cloud Storage, alongside a Cloud Foundry PaaS. But more on that later.

CloudBees, something of a secondary player against a backdrop of Cloud Foundry and OpenShift getting the bulk of the attention, is spinning this move as Verizon choosing them due to their openness (as opposed to other PaaS products from Heroku, OpenShift and EngineYard). So that makes sense I guess, whereâs the complication?

Read more at Forbes.

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