Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
To date, over 3,000 applications have been deployed on Stax. CloudBees says the integrated RUN@cloud service will be available in January 2011.
The merger will accelerate the delivery of CloudBees’ own Java PaaS, dubbed RUN@cloud, which complements the company’s DEV@cloud service (currently in beta with over 300 customers). With the two offerings, CloudBees will offer a fully integrated, development-to-production solution for the cloud environment.
CloudBees says the integrated RUN@cloud service will be available in January 2011.
Spike Washburn, founder and CEO of Stax Networks and a founding member of the WebSphere team will join CloudBees’ crew, which boasts deep middleware roots from IBM, JBoss, Macromedia and Sun Microsystems.