"Railo" is the name of an alien dog in a science fiction series in the early 2000's called Star Trek Enterprise (read more about the series and the dog). The name should in fact be written "Rhylo" (that is its correct spelling) but the name made its way into the software by its Swiss phonetic spelling: Railo.
Railo Server is an Open Source LPGL 2 Licensed CFML engine, it parses a website scripting language that obeys the CFML markup definition. CFML is very similar to HTML and therefore very easy to learn. Read more about Railo - the language.
The Railo Company Ltd is the organisation behind the Railo Server CFML engine. Since its humble beginnings back in 2003, Railo has grown and now has several employees and support engineers. Based in the UK, Switzerland and the USA Railo provides web development skills to innovative clients. To learn more about the team why not check out the Railo Team page.