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ActiveState Expands Platform-as-a-Service Cloud Tech for Perl

Jun 16, 2011, 11:04 (0 Talkback[s])

"The larger question behind Phenona though is whether or not there actually is a need to make Perl ready for the cloud. According to Copeland, it's a resounding yes as his company sees continued demand for Perl.

"Based on our business, we know that enterprises have a lot of applications they've built that rely on Perl, and they have staff with Perl skills available, so they now want to port those existing applications to the cloud," Copeland said. "Perl has always been known as the glue of the internet, plus it's a fast and elegant language, so why not use Perl in the cloud?"

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