VMware Cloud Foundry Core Ups Application Portability

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http://www.thevarguy.com – VMware (NYSE: VMW) and the Cloud Foundry Community have kicked off Cloud Foundry Core, a program aimed to ease cloud portability by providing a common capabilities baseline and an open mechanism to validate application portability. AppFog, Tier 3, Uhuru Software, Micro Cloud Foundry and CloudFoundry.com are now Core-compatible, according to a Cloud Foundry blog post. Cloud portability refers to the ability to move applications and data from one cloud provider to another, including between public and private clouds. It’s important because the ability to respond to changing IT needs may be co (IT news)