CloudSwitch Named Finalist in Structure 2010 Launchpad
CloudSwitch, Inc. today announced it has been selected as a Launchpad finalist to present on the keynote stage on Wednesday, June 23, during Structure 2010 at the Mission Bay Conference Center. For more information visit: .
CloudSwitch will showcase CloudSwitch Enterprise, its breakthrough product for moving existing enterprise applications to the cloud. As a sponsor and Launchpad finalist, CloudSwitch will have the unique opportunity to present its innovative software appliance to the cloud computing community and receive real-time audience feedback.
"CloudSwitch is at the forefront of enterprise cloud computing, working with customers across a broad range of industries who want to make the cloud a secure and transparent extension of their corporate data centers," said Ellen Rubin, co-founder and vice president at CloudSwitch. "We’re looking forward to presenting our CloudSwitch software to some of the most influential thought leaders in the cloud community."
CloudSwitch continues to gain widespread industry recognition and acclaim for its innovation. The company was recently named a TiE50 winner, selected by the TiE community from among 4,000 nominees, and was included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in the Cloud Management report(1) by Gartner, Inc. In recent months, the company was the winner of the first-time Launch Pad competition at Cloud Connect, and was named to NetworkWorld’s "Top 10 Start-Ups to Watch in 2010," and to AlwaysOn’s OnDemand Top 100 Private Companies for 2010.
In March, CloudSwitch launched the public beta for the free Explorer version of its software. Enterprises with existing applications can download CloudSwitch software to explore the cloud with no risk. Built on patent-pending Cloud Isolation Technology™, CloudSwitch puts control over cloud-based applications and data where it belongs — safely in the hands of the enterprise. Applications can be moved easily between cloud environments and back to the data center based on the requirements of the business, regardless of differences in hypervisors or cloud infrastructures. CloudSwitch protects enterprises from the complexity, risks and potential lock-in of cloud computing, freeing them to leverage the cloud’s advantages in cost and business agility. To learn more about CloudSwitch products or to join the beta program, please visit www.cloudswitch.com or call (866) 578-6127.
CloudSwitch delivers the enterprise gateway to the cloud. CloudSwitch’s innovative software appliance enables enterprises to move their existing applications to the right cloud computing environment — securely, simply and without changes. With CloudSwitch, applications remain tightly integrated with enterprise data center tools and policies, and can be moved easily between different cloud environments and back into the data center based on the requirements of the business. Backed by Matrix Partners, Atlas Ventures and Commonwealth Capital Ventures, CloudSwitch is based in Burlington, MA and is led by seasoned entrepreneurs from BMC, EMC, Netezza, RSA, SolidWorks and Sun Microsystems. For more information about CloudSwitch, please visit us at www.cloudswitch.com and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cloudswitchcom
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(1) Gartner "Cool Vendors in Cloud Management, 2010," by Milind Govekar, Cameron Haight, David Mitchell Smith, Eric Knipp, Gene Phifer, Daryl C. Plummer, March 31, 2010