As organizations increasingly think about infrastructure not in isolation but rather as the plumbing upon which applications sit, there is a corresponding move to think about how to make infrastructure that is “application aware.” Appcito is one vendor offering a platform that promises to fulfill this very promise.
Appcito markets a product called CAFE. CAFE stands for Cloud Application Front-End and it is a subscription-based infrastructure management platform. The idea of CAFE is that enables infrastructure that helps customers move to a continuous-delivery way of working. Appcito is focused on the management aspects of infrastructure and covers the key areas that are needed to deliver robust infrastructure. According to Appcito, the key arms of the CAFE product are: