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Red Hat Strengthens Cloud Platform Portfolio Through Acquisition

Redwood City, California, based software maker Makara gets bought out

Open source technology solutions provider Red Hat has acquired Makara, a Redwood City, CA-based startup that provides software for managing cloud-based applications.

The acquired technology is expected to be combined with Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Middleware for providing better cloud management through increased monitoring, rollback, scaling and rightsizing so that organizations can accelerate the transition of their applications to both public and private clouds. Makara's tools will be integrated with Red Hat's Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering that delivers a complete stack of hardware, operating systems, storage and network capacity for deploying cloud environments.

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