CUPERTINO, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zend, the PHP Company, today announced a partnership with IBM that brings the power of PHP 5.5 and Zend Server to the IBM Cloud marketplace. Starting today, IBM clients can use the IBM Marketplace to access the full power of Zend Server, the enterprise-class platform for PHP applications.
PHP fuels more than 240 million websites and enjoys a strong application eco-system that includes Drupal, Magento, Wordpress, SugarCRM and many others. Zend Server is the premier application platform for PHP-powered Web & Mobile applications that require robust security, performance & scalability, and management. Zend Server is designed to enable the Continuous Delivery of applications enabling Enterprises to increase the pace of innovation while in parallel increasing application quality and end-user satisfaction. Zend Server supports every stage of the continuous delivery cycle to deliver applications all the way from development to production while maintaining flexibility, reducing risk and increasing quality.
The IBM Cloud marketplace offers clients access to more than 100 SaaS applications, IBM's BlueMix platform-as-a-service with its suite of composable services, the powerful SoftLayer infrastructure-as-a-service and IBM's rich intellectual capital and deep industry expertise. This single online destination with a suite of cloud services delivers a new buying experience for clients that enables line of business professionals to deploy new services faster, allows developers to build them with greater speed, and offers IT departments more creative, efficient and lower-cost ways to deliver these services.
"IBM has brought together a full slate of enterprise-class cloud services and software and made these solutions simple to consume and integrate, whether you are an enterprise developer or forward-looking business exec," said Andi Gutmans, Zend CEO and Co-founder. "We are pleased that the site will provide visibility to Zend Server on Softlayer, Zend Patterns, Zend BuildPacks for IBM BlueMix and more. Ultimately, we hope to empower more companies to develop and deliver innovative enterprise-class PHP applications."
To learn more about leveraging PHP 5.5 and Zend Server in the IBM Cloud marketplace and to get started, visit http://ibm.com/cloud.
Zend partners with businesses to rapidly deliver modern cloud and mobile applications. Zend helped establish the PHP language, which today powers over 240 million applications and web sites. Zend's flagship offering, Zend Server, is the leading Application Platform for Continuous Delivery of PHP applications. Zend solutions are deployed at more than 40,000 companies, including NYSE Euronext, BNP Paribas, Newell Rubbermaid, Orange, and other leading brands worldwide. Learn more at www.zend.com