VMware acquires Heptio to significantly strengthen kubernet offering

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VMware announced today that it is taking over Heptio. In addition, it aims to accelerate the business adoption of cubes in on-premise and multi-cloud environments. The amount of money involved in the takeover, and the conditions under which it was arranged, has not been disclosed.

Today VMware announced the news at VMworld 2018 Europe. Heptio is known as one of the market leaders in the field of business applications of cubic networks. Heptio’s products and expertise help organizations to deploy and operationalize cubic networks.

VMware and cubic networks

VMware already offers the PKS program. This is a cubic network portfolio that it has developed together with Pivotal. These include examples of customer use for the on-premise implementation of the container technology, as well as examples for use within a cloud strategy.

PKS enables organizations to operate cubes and use their modern applications in a cloud-agnostic way. Upon completion of the acquisition, Heptio’s cubic network solution, expertise and community leadership will improve the VMware portfolio and further accelerate the adoption of cubic networks by businesses.

Increasingly wide in use

Kubernetes are becoming increasingly widespread, reports Paul Fazzone, senior vice president and general manager, Cloud Native Apps Business Unit at VMware. Kubernetes is emerging as an open framework for multi-cloud infrastructure that allows organisations in companies to run modern applications.

Heptio’s products and services will soon be included in the PKS portfolio. According to Fazzone, this will help with the plans to make cubes the standard for infrastructure across different clouds. We are delighted that the Heptio team will join VMware to help us guide our customers through their transition to a multi-cloud world.

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