CloudBees, the continuous software delivery company, announced the acquisition of Electric Cloud, a leader in application release automation. With this acquisition, CloudBees is strongly positioned as an end-to-end software delivery management company with solutions for Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Deployment and Application Release Automation.
“As of today, we provide customers with best-of-breed CI/CD software from a single vendor, establishing CloudBees as a continuous delivery powerhouse,” said Sacha Labourey, CEO and co-founder, CloudBees. “By combining the strength of CloudBees, Electric Cloud, Jenkins and Jenkins X, CloudBees offers the best CI/CD solution for any application, from classic to Kubernetes, on-premise to cloud, self-managed to self-service.”
CloudBees is building an end-to-end automated software delivery system, enabling companies to balance governance and developer freedom. CloudBees dominates the CI space with CloudBees Core and contributions to the open source Jenkins. CloudBees innovates with Jenkins X; a solution to automate all of your CI/CD needs for creating and running cloud native applications on Kubernetes without the steep learning curve or risk. With the addition of ElectricFlow, we take our CD game to the next level by adding capabilities for release orchestration and deployment automation.
With the addition of Electric Cloud, CloudBees gives developers, product teams practicing DevOps and IT Operations access to a powerful Application Release Orchestration platform for Continuous Delivery. This is complementary to CloudBees’ shift-left mentality.
Electric Cloud enables customers to apply modern-day software delivery practices to traditional applications, fusing support for complex monolithic application deployments with automated software delivery pipelines.
Electric Cloud is positioned as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Delivery and Release Automation, 2018. The company was also positioned as a Leader in the Gartner Application Release Orchestration Magic Quadrant.
“We are looking forward to joining CloudBees and executing on our shared goal of helping customers build software that matters,” said Carmine Napolitano, CEO, Electric Cloud. “The combination of CloudBees’ industry-leading continuous integration and continuous delivery platform, along with Electric Cloud’s industry-leading application release orchestration solution, gives our customers the best foundation for releasing apps at any speed the business demands.”
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