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TYPO3 and Platform.sh announce cloud readiness and tech preview of strategic integration ahead of T3CON in Munich

October 11, 2016

Category: Press
Author: Olivier Dobberkau

Today the TYPO3 Association and Platform.sh, the continuous delivery cloud hosting company, announce that TYPO3 is available to test on Platform.sh from October 26 onwards giving all TYPO3 users full access to Platform.sh’s revolutionary cloud-hosting capabilities. Full details of the Tech Preview will be provided in sessions at this year’s T3CON in Munich, 26-27 October.

Mathias Schreiber, CEO of TYPO3 GmbH said: “We’ve followed developments in Cloud hosting and PaaS solutions closely, and Platform.sh immediately impressed us with its simplicity, flexibility and dedication to the developer’s needs.”

Olivier Dobberkau, President of the TYPO3 Association added: “Aside from its intrinsic technical advantages, Platform.sh also fits the bill in delivering the mission critical cloud hosting that TYPO3’s Enterprise user base is looking for. By partnering with Microsoft for hosting in international Azure datacenters and Microsoft Cloud Germany,
Platform.sh can offer sovereign, compliant and secure production hosting to TYPO3 users worldwide”.

Andrew Melck, Regional Manager DACH at Platform.sh said: “TYPO3 is the dominant Open Source CMS in Germany and much of central Europe, so we’re very excited to be working together with the team to accelerate cloud adoption among TYPO3’s massive user base.”

Platform.sh brings a range of benefits to TYPO3 users:

  • Complete build and deployment management for Composer-based applications
  • Full management of key services such as MariaDB, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis, Solr, ElasticSearch
  • Eliminates DevOps overhead by providing a complete copy of the application for every Git branch
  • Flexible deployment targets around the world including the Azure sovereign German cloud
  • Strong partners with Symfony and Blackfire.io
  • Application can scale from minimally resourced development environments to deployments with hundreds of CPUs and GB of RAM.

Platform.sh has established itself as the modern, preferred solution for other Composer-based open source systems such as Drupal, Magento, EZ Platform, Sulu, and Symfony. The collaboration with TYPO3 is a further move towards standardization in best practices around modern orchestration and deployment.

On its way to the release of the next full version of TYPO3, the core team has examined current best practices and identified key cloud functionalities. The tech preview offers an early view of the new features, ahead of the release of TYPO3 8 LTS in April 2017. To try out the tech preview for yourself simply go to https://typo3.org/platform or visit https://platform.sh.

About TYPO3 Association

The TYPO3 Association is promoting the development of free software projects that have arisen from the community regarding the original TYPO3 Content Management System. It is a not-for-profit organization that provides software developments from third parties that it has funded to the public free of charge.

The TYPO3 Association is an association according to Swiss Law that was founded by the members of the TYPO3 Community, including Kasper Skårhøj, in November 2004. It has its headquarters in Baar ZG (Switzerland). The TYPO3 Association is non-partisan and denominationally neutral.

More information on its members, objectives and funding opportunities can be found on its website: https://typo3.org/association.

Additionally the TYPO3 Association has established an independent service company that provide its members with support services and attend to the technological development of the CMS system in the future. More about TYPO3 GmbH can be found on https://typo3.com/.

About Platform.sh

Platform.sh is a ground-breaking hosting and development tool for web applications. It extends a branch-merge workflow to the whole infrastructure so that every new feature can be tested as if it were in production.

Live sites scale effortlessly to serve the most demanding traffic. 24/7 follow-the-sun support combined with a unique, triple-redundant architecture based on micro-containers and an innovative cloud control technology allow the service to propose 99.99% SLAs on even the most complex use-cases. The company offers its services both directly to end-customers on its public https://platform.sh and through third parties. Based on Open Source technologies, Platform.sh is ideal for agile software development, continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD).

A VC backed startup based in Paris, France, the company has technical, support, and sales staff throughout Europe, the United States and Asia, and provides cloud services to thousands of companies in various areas including fashion, publishing, retail, travel, engineering and the public sector.

Website: https://platform.sh Follow us on @platformsh

Press contact

TYPO3 AssociationFink & Fuchs Public Relations AG
Olivier Dobberkau
TYPO3 Association
Sihlbruggstrasse 105
CH-6340 Baar
Phone: +49 40 188889910
E-Mail: olivier.dobberkau(at)typo3.org
Kirsten Gnadl
Fink & Fuchs Public Relations AG
Paul-Heyse Straße 29
D-80336 Munich
Phone: +49 89 589787 34
Fax: +49 89 589787 50
E-Mail: typo3@ffpr.de

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