RightScale, Zend Tie On PHP Platform

Santa Barbara-based RightScale, the cloud management software developer backed by Tenaya Capital, DAG Ventures, Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures, and Presidio Ventures, and PHP developer Zend Technologies, said today that they have launched a jointly developed solution for deploying and managing PHP applications. The firms said that the new, RightScale Zend PHP Solution Pack will provide a pre-configured, open Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) to help for faster launch and management of web applications in the cloud. The companies have bundled RightScale's Cloud Management Software with Zend PHP. The new product helps handle PHP clustering, redundant databases, load balancing, and other cloud functions for PHP applications.