Makara, a cloud infrastructure company, got acquired by RedHat. Makara provides PaaS in on-demand as well as in-premise model. According to Makara’s CTO Tobias’s blog, “Makara brings its enhanced management and monitoring capabilities to the JBoss platform. Similarly, provisioning, deployment services, metadata management and auto-scaling are baked into the Makara platform.” Makara also add PHP in the RedHat’s Java-heavy solutions.
Another PaaS player, CloudBees raised $4 million in Series-A for its java platform as a service platform. Interesting it has been founded by Jboss’s ex-CTO Sacha Labourey.
Another startup, SandingCloud raised $3 million in Series-B.
And more such fundings are happening in the space of Cloud Computing.