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List of Cloud / IaaS / PaaS Tools

Note: This tools list is currently sourced from, and thus linked to, XebiaLabs. Much thanks to them for their valuable DevOps Toolchest.

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IBM Cloud IBM® Cloud is an open-standards, cloud platform for building, running, and managing applications. With IBM Cloud, developers can focus on building excellent user experiences with flexible compute options, choice of DevOps tooling, and a powerful set of IBM and third-party APIs and services.
Amazon Web Services Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a collection of remote computing services, also called web services, that make up a cloud computing platform offered by Amazon.com. These services are based out of 11 geographical regions across the world. The most central and well-known of these services are Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and Amazon S3.
Google Cloud Platform Google Cloud Platform is a cloud computing platform by Google that offers hosting on the same supporting infrastructure that Google uses internally for end-user products like Google Search and YouTube.
OpenShift OpenShift is a platform as a service product from Red Hat. It is also an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), comparable to Google Storage and Amazon S3 online storage services.
OpenStack OpenStack is a free and open-source cloud computing software platform. Users primarily deploy it as an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solution.
Digital Ocean Cloud virtual private server. DigitalOcean is an American virtual private server provider based in New York City. The company leases capacity from existing data centers, including sites in New York, Amsterdam, San Francisco, London, Singapore and Frankfurt. It is an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), comparable to Google Storage and Amazon S3 online storage services.
Heroku Heroku is a cloud platform as a service (PaaS) supporting several programming languages. Heroku was acquired by Salesforce.com in 2010. Heroku has been in development since June 2007, when it supported only the Ruby programming language, but has since added support for Java, Node.js, Scala, Clojure, Python and PHP and (undocumented) Perl. The base operating system is Debian or, in the newest stack, the Debian-based Ubuntu.
Anypoint Platform MuleSoft Anypoint Platform™ is a fully cloud-based solution, enabling customers to take advantage of the economics and elasticity of the cloud for their integration infrastructure. As the iPaaS component of MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform™, the only complete platform for SOA, SaaS integration, and APIs, CloudHub and additional integration solutions such as Mule ESB, Anypoint Studio, and API Manager provide a unified connectivity platform for developers to build packaged integration applications.
Iron.io Iron.io’s comprehensive serverless app platform empowers enterprise developers to reliably scale their Docker-based workloads on any cloud, public, private, and on-premises. Whether the job runs once or millions of times per minute, your workloads are distributed across clusters of “workers” that can be easily deployed to any public or private cloud, in-house data center, or even a laptop.
Bluemix IBM Bluemix is a cloud platform as a service (PaaS) developed by IBM. It supports several programming languages and services as well as integrated DevOps to build, run, deploy and manage applications on the cloud. Bluemix is based on Cloud Foundry open technology and runs on SoftLayer infrastructure. Bluemix supports several programming languages including Java, Node.js, Go, PHP, Python, Ruby Sinatra, Ruby on Rails and can be extended to support other languages such as Scala through the use of buildpacks.
Cloud Foundry Cloud Foundry is an open source cloud computing platform as a service (PaaS) originally developed by VMware and now owned by Pivotal Software - a joint venture by EMC, VMware and General Electric.
vCloud Air vCloud Air is a public cloud platform built on the trusted foundation of vSphere, compatible with your on-premises data center, that includes infrastructure, disaster recovery, and various applications as service offerings. vCloud Air allows you to extend your workloads into the cloud with ease. You can migrate existing onsite virtual machines (VMs) to the public cloud or start up new application VMs directly in the cloud. You can also easily port VMs and other business-critical workloads back and forth to the location of your choice, all with the secure and capable foundation of vSphere.
Rackspace Rackspace Inc. is a managed cloud computing company based in Windcrest, Texas, USA, a suburb of San Antonio, Texas.
Cisco CloudCenter Use Cisco CloudCenter (formerly CliQr) to more securely deploy and manage applications in data center, private cloud, and public cloud environments. This application-centric cloud management solution helps you modernize your data center or add public cloud application deployment to your service offering.
Containership Hybrid cloud PaaS and continuous delivery system for containers. Deploy containerized workloads to any cloud using docker... without learning docker. Load balancing, service discovery, scaling, and builds are handled out of box.
Apprenda Apprenda is an American computer software company that provides platform-as-a-service (PaaS) software to help companies create, update, and manage private and public cloud-based applications.
Skytap Skytap provides Environments-as-a-Service (EaaS) to transform the software development lifecycle and help customers test and deliver better software, faster. Customers use Skytap to create, manage, and share fully configured environments at each phase, without the costs and delays traditionally associated with manual configuration and provisioning. Enterprise IT organizations maintain full visibility and cost control, while allowing dev and test to self-provision and share complex environments with ease, for a lasting boost to agile and DevOps initiatives.
EPAM Orchestrator EPAM Orchestrator combines the most optimal technology and service to create unified, dynamic, fully-managed cloud solutions. It is a comprehensive multiplatform, multi-cloud, federated application orchestration framework that advances lean engineering practices, enables full cycle, continuous solution delivery, reduces time to market and greatly improves quality.
Jelastic Unlimited PaaS and Container-Based IaaS in a Joint Cloud Solution for DevOps. Jelastic provides a turnkey Hybrid, Public and Private cloud platform that brings together enterprise PaaS and container-based IaaS. The platform provides certified containers for Java, PHP, Ruby, Node.js, Python and .NET and the ability to upload custom Docker containers. Jelastic offers agile deployment models, flexible scaling for stateless and stateful applications, collaboration and access control tools, billing and business analytics tools, while driving down TCO with high density and hardware utilization. Jelastic is a software company that enables cloud hosting service providers, systems integrators and enterprises to unleash the full potential of the cloud to generate superior ROI and efficiencies.
Helion HP Helion is an enterprise cloud platform brand from Hewlett Packard consisting of hardware, software, and services hosted in the private, public, and hybrid cloud. HP Helion was announced and launched in May 2014. HP has stated it will commit 1 billion USD over two years to develop and market the platform.
Triton Open source and Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure as a Service specialized in running Containers, Serverless Docker and VMs securely at scale. Triton is an end-to-end solution that makes running containers at scale easy. Compatibility with popular container schedulers ensures application portability. Proven security means containers run on bare metal, eliminating the need for complex cluster management and poor performing, host-based networking.
Deis Deis is an open source PaaS that leverages Docker, CoreOS and Heroku Buildpacks to provide a private application platform that is lightweight and flexible. Deis is an open source application platform for public and private clouds.
Pivotal Cloud Foundry Continuously deliver any app to every cloud with a single platform. Pivotal Cloud Foundry is engineered to deliver a single software platform to run an entire enterprise—capable of scaling to support hundreds of IT teams and thousands of applications.
Azure Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure, created by Microsoft, for building, deploying and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. It provides both PaaS and IaaS services and supports many different programming languages, tools and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems.
Google Firebase Firebase is Google's mobile platform that helps you quickly develop high-quality apps and grow your business. Firebase gives you functionality like analytics, databases, messaging and crash reporting so you can move quickly and focus on your users. It is built on Google infrastructure and scales automatically, for even the largest apps.
Alibaba Cloud As the cloud computing arm and a business unit of Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA), Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of global cloud computing services to help power and grow your business. Alibaba Cloud ranks as the third largest public cloud services provider globally and is the leading cloud provider in the China market.
AWS EC2 Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It is designed to make web-scale cloud computing easier for developers. Amazon EC2’s simple web service interface allows you to obtain and configure capacity with minimal friction. It provides you with complete control of your computing resources and lets you run on Amazon’s proven computing environment. Amazon EC2 reduces the time required to obtain and boot new server instances to minutes, allowing you to quickly scale capacity, both up and down, as your computing requirements change. Amazon EC2 changes the economics of computing by allowing you to pay only for capacity that you actually use. Amazon EC2 provides developers the tools to build failure resilient applications and isolate them from common failure scenarios.
Apache OpenWhisk Apache OpenWhisk is a serverless, open-source cloud platform that executes functions in response to events at any scale. With Apache OpenWhisk you can easily create actions, test, connect to other actions or debug them.
Virtustream xStream Virtustream's xStream product is a SaaS Cloud management platform. xStream was created to deliver economic and business benefits for your entire portfolio of applications—including mission-critical enterprise applications like SAP, Oracle, Microsoft and more. Whether it’s ERP, CRM, databases, mail, web apps or thousands more, xStream lets you move to the cloud, automate, optimize and outperform traditional operations.
OutSystems Platform The OutSystems Platform is a high-productivity platform as a service (PaaS) and Rapid Application Delivery (RAD) platform intended for developing and delivering enterprise web and mobile applications, generated in Java or .Net, which run in the cloud, on-premises or in hybrid environments. The current version is 9, for both the paid and unpaid versions - developers are permitted personal cloud environments to use the platform without charge.
Azure Functions Build apps faster with a serverless architecture. Accelerate your development with an event-driven, serverless compute experience. Scale on demand and pay only for the resources you consume.
AWS Lambda AWS Lambda lets you run code without provisioning or managing servers. You pay only for the compute time you consume - there is no charge when your code is not running. With Lambda, you can run code for virtually any type of application or backend service - all with zero administration. Just upload your code and Lambda takes care of everything required to run and scale your code with high availability. You can set up your code to automatically trigger from other AWS services or call it directly from any web or mobile app.

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