Pivotal Extends Cloud Foundry PaaS With Piston OpenStack

The open-source Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service is embracing the open-source OpenStack platform to provide infrastructure-as-a-service for its users.

In the cloud world, there are applications that can be enabled with a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering and then there are the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) providers on which the PaaS itself can be run.