HP Helps Clients Simplify and Optimize Software Application Deployment in Hybrid IT Environments

HP today announced it has acquired Stratavia, a privately held database and
application automation company based in Denver. Terms of the deal were not

The acquisition of Stratavia will strengthen the HP Software
and Solutions
portfolio, adding deployment, configuration and management
solutions for enterprise databases, middleware and packaged applications. The
solutions will help clients simplify application deployment and management in
hybrid IT environments, which consist of on-premise, off-premise, physical and
virtual environments.

With Stratavia, HP clients can improve their time to market and increase
agility for application deployment with a solution that ties the application
development process to application deployment. HP clients will now have a
comprehensive application automation solution that bridges the gap between
application development and operational teams. The solution will support all
aspects of the application life cycle, from modeling an application and
releasing it into production, to ongoing management and the underlying

“As applications and IT environments become increasingly complex,
organizations need to automate changes that range from large-scale application
updates to simple one-line configuration updates with consistency and control,”
said Bill Veghte,
executive vice president, Software and Solutions, HP. “Stratavia’s database and
application automation solutions, combined with HP’s leading Business
Service Automation
portfolio, give organizations a one-stop shop for
infrastructure and application deployment management.”

Stratavia offerings also enhance the HP
Cloud Service Automation
solution by simplifying and automating the
deployment of databases, middleware and packaged applications in cloud computing
environments. Clients can now accelerate the delivery of applications and
business services by building up from the infrastructure to include databases,
middleware and web applications in a cloud environment.

“For eight years, Stratavia has been focused on developing application
deployment automation solutions supporting tasks including provisioning, code
deployment, configuration management, compliance, patching, as well as common
user requests including migrations, refresh and back-ups,” said Thor
Culverhouse, chief executive officer, Stratavia. “Combining Stratavia’s
offerings with HP Server Automation will give clients a way to simplify and
automate application deployment operations, minimizing downtime and mistakes.”


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