IBM Next Generation Platforms general manager Daniel Sabbah said: "IBM will incorporate Cloud Foundry into its open cloud architecture, and put its full support behind Cloud Foundry as an open and collaborative platform for cloud application development, as it has done historically for key technologies such as Linux and OpenStack."
Under the partnership, Pivotal will establish a community advisory board of Cloud Foundry users and vendors including IBM that will guide the community, while it will also direct the Cloud Foundry brand and preserve the trademark.
Pivotal CEO Paul Maritz said: "We believe that the Cloud Foundry platform has the potential to become an extraordinary asset that many players can leverage in an open way to enable a new generation of applications for the cloud."
Additionally, both the companies will join forces to launch a technology that enables programming languages or frameworks to be deployed on the Cloud Foundry platform.
The collaboration has introduced a preview version of WebSphere Application Server Liberty Core, that helps clients to speed the response to enterprise and market needs by allowing less complex, rapid development and deployment of web, mobile, social and analytic applications.
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