ColdFusion is a suite of softwares enabling users to easily create mobile and web applications"
According to Wikipedia (as of 4/7/15):
ColdFusion is a commercial rapid application development platform invented by Jeremy and JJ Allaire in 1995. Originally designed to make it easier to connect simple HTML pages to a database, by 2.0 had become a full platform that included an IDE in addition to a full Scripting Language. Current versions of ColdFusion, sold by Adobe Systems include advanced features for enterprise integration and development of rich internet applications. ColdFusion primarily competes with PHP and ASP.
For information on ColdFusion’s features, visit the Wikipedia entry’s features section.
ColdFusion is developed by Adobe Systems headquartered in Mountain View, CA (US).