WalmartLabs Announces the Purchase of OneOps
WalmartLabs – the technology arm of the retail giant’s Global eCommerce division, announced that it is acquiring OneOps, an application lifecycle management company. OneOps was founded by former eBay employees Kire Filipovski, Vitaliy Zinchenko and Mike Schwankl. With the acquisition @WalmartLabs gains the Platform-as-a-Service capability that automates and accelerates many processes related to environment management, application deployment and the monitoring of datacenter operations. @WalmartLabs also acquired software development company TastyLabs. Founded by Nick Nguyen, Paul Schachter and Joshua Schachter, the Silicon Valley startup developed innovative social and mobile applications such as Jig, skills.to and human.io. Nick and Paul will join @WalmartLabs as full-time associates, while Joshua, who also created del.icio.us, will join as a consultant. Read the full story here.