Andrea Mauro of vInfrastructure Blog comments:
There is a new player in the virtualization ecosystem and is called Platform9. The company is founded by early VMware engineers (with several years of experience) who have taken a fundamentally new approach to creating and managing private clouds.
As you can see from their first public blog post, Platform9 has launch a 100% Cloud Managed Platform designed to manage Docker, KVM and VMware vSphere environments. The idea is transforms an organization’s existing infrastructure into an agile, self-service private cloud within minutes, offering the simplicity of AWS-like public clouds with complete ownership of all resources and data.
Platform9 has some ambitious goals. Managing VMware is a hot idea, but moving into Docker might gain them more traction in the immediate future.
Read more at: Platform9 launch a Cloud Managed Platform