St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 8, 2010
Appistry, an early pioneer in cloud computing, today announced that Everything Channel’s CRN has named the Company one of the “100 Coolest Cloud Computing Products and Top 20 Coolest Cloud Platform Vendors.” The Top 100 Cloud Computing products include 20 storage vendors, 20 security vendors, 20 productivity vendors, 20 infrastructure vendors and 20 platform vendors.
This recognition follows an award-winning year for Appistry. In 2009, Appistry, its products and its customers garnered several notable awards, including the:
- InfoWorld 100 award – awarded to Clearent for its payment processing system which is powered by Appistry’s CloudIQ Platform
- Cloudies Award for “Best Application Provider”
- AlwaysOn OnDC Top 100 award
- American Business Award, for “Most Innovative Company of the Year in Computer Software & Services Industries”
Appistry serves government and commercial customers with its enterprise-grade cloud computing software. The company's flagship product, Appistry CloudIQ Platform, defines the next generation of platform-as-a-service (PaaS), allowing enterprises to take full advantage of cloud computing in private, public and hybrid cloud environments. Appistry’s platform helps customers reduce the time, cost and complexity traditionally associated with delivering robust, cloud-enabled applications.
“We’re very pleased to be recognized among CRN’s 20 Coolest Cloud Platform Vendors; this is an exciting follow-on to an award-winning year at Appistry,” said Sam Charrington, vice president of product management and marketing for Appistry. “In order to take full advantage of cloud computing, an enterprise’s applications must be ready, and cloud platforms like Appistry CloudIQ simplify the process of getting there. CRN’s recognition of this critical segment of cloud computing further validates our belief that 2010 will be ‘The year of PaaS’ for the enterprise.”
The “100 Coolest Cloud Computing Products” list was based on nominations from solution providers rating technology, channel influence, effectiveness and visibility along with business and sales impact. A panel of Everything Channel Editors made the final selections.
Winners were announced online at http://www.channelweb.com and are featured in the January 25th issue of CRN.
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 private and public 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.