Red Hat Buys Cloud Software Vendor Makara

Open source solutions provider Red Hat, Inc. announced it has acquired Makara, a developer of deployment and management solutions for applications in the cloud.

Makara’s technologies will speed up the development of Red Hat’s Platform-as-a-Service solution as part of its Cloud Foundations portfolio.

“Cloud Foundations is about enabling customers and developers to have an easy on-ramp to the cloud,” said Paul Cormier, president of products and technologies at Red Hat. “With the addition of Makara, we aim to further simplify application deployment and management. We welcome the Makara team and look forward to accelerating our delivery of PaaS solutions to the market.”

Red Hat plans to make Red Hat PaaS available as software offered as a service in public or private clouds to help developers and organizations build, deploy and manage the entire life cycle of applications. Makara’s tools, technologies and solutions will be fully integrated with Red Hat PaaS, as part of the Cloud Foundations portfolio.

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