Engine Yard, the Ruby on Rails cloud platform and support service provider, has been acquired by Crossover, an Austin, Texas-based company that assembles and manages teams of Ruby developers, the two companies said Tuesday.
The acquisition will make Crossover, which describes itself as a "cloud talent marketplace," a one-stop shop for organizations looking for development tools and talent for their Ruby application DevOps efforts, the companies said.
"Engine Yard has a decade of deep Ruby experience at the platform and support level and Crossover is the largest provider of Ruby developer cloud teams," said Andy Tryba, CEO of Crossover, in a statement. "By combining these two, we can now move up the stack and create a full stack Ruby on Rails experience to be a one-stop shop for the 1 million-plus Ruby applications out there."
Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
Engine Yard, based in San Francisco, provides its Ruby on Rails Platform-as-a-Service tools running on Amazon Web Services. The company also offers tools for PHP and node.js application development and deployment.
Ruby is an open-source, object-oriented programming language that emphasizes simplicity and developer productivity, according to the www/ruby-lang.org website. Ruby on Rails is a web application framework for building server-side applications using Ruby.
The acquisition comes just two weeks after Engine Yard sold Deis, a provider of tools for building and managing Kubernetes containers, to Microsoft.