St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 1, 2009
Appistry, an early pioneer in cloud computing, today announced it was chosen as a finalist in the CNET 2009 Webware 100 Awards. The Appistry CloudIQ Platform was chosen as a finalist in the Infrastructure and Storage Category, which includes the best in Web application platforms and tools; online storage and synchronization products. Appistry CloudIQ helps companies address the complex challenge of managing a wide variety of applications and services in both public and private clouds.
For the Webware 100 awards this year, 300 finalists were selected by CNET Webware editors from the more than 5,000 qualifying Web 2.0 services nominated by Webware readers and company representatives. Users will decide which services are the Webware 100 winners by voting on Webware.com starting Mar. 31 at noon Pacific time. Voting will occur at http://www.cnet.com/html/ww/100/2009/poll/infrastructure.html
"This recognition from the CNET editorial team is exciting. Cloud computing -- more importantly, the fabric that enables applications to realize the benefits of cloud computing -- is the foundation of Web 2.0," said Sam Charrington, Appistry vice president of product management and marketing. "Now it's up to the community to further distinguish the best cloud technologies from those just making noise - get out the vote!"
The 2009 Webware 100 Awards will be announced on May 19.
Appistry simplifies cloud computing for the enterprise, opening the door to a more agile and scalable IT environment. Appistry's CloudIQ application platform addresses the complex challenges of delivering and managing a wide variety of applications and services for both public and private clouds. The company's platform is designed specifically for cloud environments, delivering transparent scalability, application portability, and automated management to new and existing applications. Appistry customers include FedEx, GeoEye, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. For more information about Appistry, please visit http://www.appistry.com.