December 07, 2011
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 7 — Nimbula, the Cloud Operating System Company, was named the Overall Most Innovative Cloud Provider at the UP 2011 Cloud Computing Conference yesterday. The conference was sponsored by IBM, Microsoft, PwC, EMC and Amazon Web Services and held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.
There were 350 nominations for disruptive and next-generation cloud computing companies and for emerging solution providers who are defining cloud technology for the UP 2011 Awards. The judges included James Staten, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester, Dave Bartoletti, Expert Analyst at Taneja Group, Jeff Nick, senior vice president and CTO at EMC, and Clemente Cohen, senior vice president at CA Technologies.
"Winning this award speaks to the innovation and deep technical differentiation Nimbula brings to the market," said Reza Malekzadeh, vice president of marketing at Nimbula. "This year we brought our product to market and experienced accelerated growth. This award underscores our position as the most innovative and robust choice for building private or public cloud infrastructures."
Nimbula's flagship product, Nimbula Director, abstracts the underlying technology to present a coherent view of a completely automated compute and storage cloud. Providing a one-stop virtual datacenter management solution, Nimbula Director isolates customers from the operational and hardware complexity associated with deploying a private or public cloud.
Nimbula Director is used both by enterprises and service providers. Enterprises leverage Nimbula Director for a variety of reasons: to create and deliver their own private cloud for development and testing of applications, for hosting their next generation applications (Web 2.0, e-commerce, large scale applications, etc.) or for controlled use of public clouds through Nimbula Director's unique federation functionality. Service Providers leverage Nimbula Director to stand up their own public cloud infrastructure.
Founded by the team that developed the industry-leading Amazon EC2, Nimbula delivers a comprehensive cloud operating system that uniquely combines the scalability and operational efficiencies of the public cloud with the control, security and trust of today's most advanced datacenters. Nimbula was named one of the most promising startups in The Wall Street Journal and was dubbed "one of three cloud properties ready to burst" in Fortune. Nimbula is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has an office in South Africa. For more information, visit http://nimbula.com.
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