ISV Embeds Open Source Tools in Cloud Application, Delivers New Product in Six Weeks
Codealike is an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) that builds solutions for companies looking to more efficiently manage technology projects. To market its solution to independent and enterprise developers, Codealike searched for a cloud platform that supported interoperability with open source technologies. It used Windows Azure to create a productivity service for developers that extends Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and incorporates several open source components. After rapidly developing multiple versions of Codealike, the company gained 350 subscribers in two months.