International Cloud Computing Program Announces Shortlist
WOBURN, MA. - December 11, 2012 - CloudBees has been named a finalist in the 2012-2013 Cloud Awards Program in the Best Platform as a Service category.
The Cloud Awards identify and celebrate excellence in the field of cloud computing. In addition to Best Platform as a Service, other categories include Best Cloud Infrastructure, Data Innovation of the Year, Developer of the Year, Most Promising Start-Up, Web Services Excellence and Best Software as a Service. The cloud computing awards program accepts entries from organizations of any size - from enterprises to start-ups - in the US and internationally.
“It’s a great honor for CloudBees to be a finalist in the Best Platform as a Service category of the 2012-13 Cloud Awards program,” said Sacha Labourey, CEO, CloudBees. “CloudBees is the leading vendor in the highly sophisticated Java PaaS space. Being named a finalist is another validation of our superior technology and continuous innovation.”
“The standard of entries this year was truly incredible - and we’re still scratching the surface of what the cloud is capable of,” said Larry Johnson, Cloud Awards organizer. “Efficiency, agility and an ability to leverage all of the positive attributes of cloud technologies are what set the organizations in this shortlist apart from any other.”
Nearly 200 organizations entered, with entries coming from across the globe, including Europe, the US and Middle East. Final winners will be announced on Tuesday, January 15.
About the Cloud Awards
The Cloud Awards is a premier international cloud computing awards program which recognizes and honours industry leaders, innovators and organizational transformation in cloud computing. The awards are open to large, small, established and start-up organizations, to find and celebrate the pioneers that will shape the future of the industry as we move into 2013 and beyond. Categories range from the Software as a Service award to Most Promising Start-Up. Finalists were selected by a panel of international industry experts. For more information about the Cloud Awards please visit http://www.cloud-awards.com/.
Larry Johnson, 2012-13 organizer
CloudBees (www.cloudbees.com) turbo-charges the way Java applications are built and deployed to meet the rapid pace of business in an on-line and increasingly mobile world. By eliminating the friction caused by provisioning, maintaining and administering complex hardware and software infrastructure, we streamline and accelerate the entire Java application lifecycle from development to deployment. The CloudBees Platform provides a set of rich services that are easily consumed by developers, allowing them to rapidly build and deploy new business applications with zero IT administrative overhead. Our AnyCloud Service Architecture enables those applications to be easily deployed to any public, regional or enterprise cloud environment. CloudBees serves the needs of a wide range of businesses from small startups that want to focus on quickly creating new on-line businesses to large IT organizations that need to rapidly respond to new business application projects.
Backed by Matrix Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners, CloudBees was founded in 2010 by former JBoss CTO Sacha Labourey and an elite team of middleware and open source technology professionals.