Pivotal Software

Pivotal Software, Inc. (Pivotal) is an American software company based in Palo Alto, California that provides software and services for the development of custom applications for data and analytics based on cloud computing technology. Pivotal Software is a spin-out and joint venture of EMC Corporation and its subsidiary VMware that combined software products, employees, and lines of businesses from the two parent companies including Greenplum, Cloud Foundry, Spring, Pivotal Labs, GemFire and other products from the VMware vFabric Suite.HistoryIn July 2012 a GigaOM blog entry speculated on a possible spin out of VMware and EMC that would consolidate some of their cloud computing projects into a new division. The companies confirmed speculation in December of the same year, announcing the initiative with existing technology, people and programs from both companies focused on big data and cloud application platforms under one organization. On April 1, 2013, The New York Times reported that Pivotal was official and positioned as a competitor to Amazon Web Services.At an official event held on April 24, 2013, the organization announced both a $105 million investment from General Electric and its PaaS offering, PivotalCF, a cloud-enabled application platform for private cloud initiatives and public cloud providers.
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Pivotal Software

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Found: 11.01.2016


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