6 Oct 2015 Louisville - Rogue Wave Software has acquired Zend Technologies, an expert in end-to-end PHP web and mobile application development and deployment solutions. With 50 percent of the web workload running on PHP, including Magento, Drupal, and WordPress, Zend products drive PHP in the enterprise, from code creation through production deployment.
"Today's announcement expands Rogue Wave into PHP web and mobile application development, underscoring our goal to make developers heroes by accelerating their ability to create great code", stated Brian Pierce, CEO of Rogue Wave. "With the addition of Zend, we now have products that speed C, C++, C#, Java, and PHP development, reflecting how software is created today across languages, platforms, and teams."
Zend supports and enables millions of PHP developers with its product set: Zend Server, Z-Ray, Zend Studio, and Zend Guard.
Zend Server is an enterprise PHP application server powering deployment for web and mobile development efforts.
Z-Ray gives developers real-time, non-intrusive insight into their website and mobile applications, improving performance and speeding time-to-delivery.
Zend Studio is a PHP IDE, giving developers code editing and debugging abilities and build automation tools.
Zend Guard protects PHP applications with encoding and obfuscation to prevent reverse engineering and to secure website intellectual property.
Andi Gutmans, co-founder and CEO of Zend, stated: "Our passion has always been about PHP users. When we founded Zend, we set out to make it easier for developers to use PHP to meet the demands of business development. We're very happy to have a great match with Rogue Wave, from our shared commitment to customers and how we impact their software development lifecycle. The strength of this combination benefits our customers and expands our ability to deliver products that matter to our users."
With Zend, Rogue Wave Software has added three key capabilities:
These extend Rogue Wave's capabilities from prototype to DevOps to production. helping customers to accelerate great code.
Zeev Suraski, co-founder and CTO of Zend, echoed his partner's sentiments: "Our technologies are incredibly well-aligned. With the combined Rogue Wave products, we can offer customers capabilities ranging from prototyping to DevOps to production. This is a continuation of our vision to support the PHP community and make PHP use easy, accessible, and secure in demanding environments."
Through OpenLogic Rogue Wave has an ongoing commitment to OSS, with enterprise-class support and expertise across hundreds of open source software packages, including Zend Framework, the leading PHP open source platform for PHP development. Now, with Zend, Rogue Wave supports the full LAMP stack, ensuring that all deployment needs are met.