Salesforce and VMWare launched today a new Java Cloud Platform called VMforce. Utilizing the Spring Framework from VMWare’s recent SpringSource acqusition, the VMForce platform allows developers to create Java based applications on Force.Com.
Dubbed as “Cloud 2.0” VMForce will allow the large base of Enterprise Java developers to build Cloud Based apps on Force.com. In addition to the Spring Framework, VMForce will offer Java developers access to the SpringSource tc server, VMWare’s VCloud and VSphere Technology, the Force.com Developer platform and Force.com Chatter Services.
Soon to be available in developer preview, pricing details are yet to be announced.