Apprenda has existed for many years. The vendor offers a platform as a service (PaaS) geared toward large enterprises software development needs. When it was first created, Apprenda was a pure-play .NET PaaS and told a story of the huge number of enterprises that were built upon .NET and needed a way to make their software development process faster and more efficient.

For whatever reason, that story didn’t quite jell, and a few years ago Apprenda had a major shift from the “.NET pure play” story and became a “double pure-play vendor.” Its platform was suddenly both a .NET specialist and a Java specialist resource.

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Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.