Sun expand its Cloud Computing Offering: Acquires Q-Layer
By alkagupta on Jan 07, 2009
Sun is elevating investment in cloud
computing to fulfill our vision of enabling the creation of a large
number of public and private clouds that are Sun-powered, open, and
Yesterday, on January 6th, 2009, Sun officially closed the acquisition of Q-layer, a cloud computing technology provider that simplifies cloud management and lets users quickly provision and deploy applications.
The Q-layer acquisition adds unique technologies to Sun's cloud computing portfolio that will serve as key differentiators for Sun. By combining Sun's leadership in data-intensive computing, openness, interoperability, and virtualization with Q-layer's technologies for resource management and deployment, cloud computing will be simplified for customers deploying applications to public and private clouds.
For more information regarding this deal, please go to the Sun's official announcement.