• Red Hat Acquires Cloud Application Platform-As-A-Service Makara

    Open source software giant Red Hat has acquired cloud application deployment and management platform Makara. Makara, which was rumored to be in talks with Red Hat a few months ago, allows organizations to provision, deploy, manage, monitor and scale their Java and PHP applications on both public and private clouds, such as Amazon EC2 and VMWare-based clouds. Makara offers both on-demand… Read More

  • Andreessen-Backed Makara Unveils Cloud Application Deployment And Management Platform

    Stealth startup Makara is launching publicly tonight with its cloud-based application deployment and management platform. Formerly known as WebappVM, Makara has raised angel funding from Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz. The startup also raised $6 million last year from Shasta Ventures and Sierra Ventures. Rather than offer a system management software designed for traditional application… Read More