RightScale Selected by AlwaysOn as a OnDemand Top 100 Winner

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As the digital information created by businesses continues to explode at astronomical rates, the need to store, manage, analyze, and share this information is becoming extremely challenging

RightScale®, Inc., the leader in cloud computing management, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnDemand Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. RightScale was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

RightScale and the OnDemand Top 100 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn's OnDemand event on April 19th, 2010, at Hewlett-Packard's Worldwide Headquarters in Palo Alto, CA.

This two-and-a-half-day executive event features CEO presentations and high-level debates on how the Internet is disrupting how companies--from small businesses to large enterprises--create, store, distribute, analyze, and take advantage of their mission-critical data.

"As the digital information created by businesses continues to explode at astronomical rates, the need to store, manage, analyze, and share this information is becoming extremely challenging," said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "We congratulate this year's OnDemand 100 for providing the technology platforms and services needed to manage and leverage this new era of information complexity and overload."

The OnDemand 100 winners were selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2010 list.

The RightScale Cloud Management Platform lets any organization tap the enormous power of cloud computing for scalable, cost-effective IT infrastructure on demand, with complete control and portability. The RightScale Platform dramatically reduces the time to deploy and manage applications in the cloud by offering preconfigured solutions, automation, systems management, and a repository for storing, sharing, and re-using standardized cloud components. By supporting multiple cloud infrastructures, Rightscale also enables organizations to launch business-critical applications rapidly without the risk of lock-in.

A full list of all the OnDemand Top 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at:
http://alwayson.goingon.com/permalink/post/34759.

"On-demand computing -- at the application, software, and infrastructure levels -- is changing the face of computing and creating huge opportunities for a new generation of companies to make an impact on the industry," said Michael Crandell, RightScale CEO. "We are committed to delivering the cost savings and on-demand benefits of cloud computing to virtually anyone through the RightScale Cloud Management Platform, and we are extremely honored that RightScale has been selected for the OnDemand Top 100 list."

About AlwaysOn

AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn's preeminent executive event series includes the Summit at Stanford, OnMedia, OnHollywood, Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, Venture Summit East, GoingGreen Silicon Valley, GoingGreen East, and GoingGreen Europe. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.

About RightScale

RightScale is the leader in cloud computing management. Founded in 2006, the company offers a fully automated cloud management platform that enables organizations to easily deploy and manage business critical applications across multiple clouds with complete control and portability. The RightScale Cloud Management Platform is delivered as "software as a service" (SAAS) and is available in a range of editions, from the free Developer Edition to Enterprise Editions. To date, thousands of deployments and over one million servers have been launched on the RightScale platform for leading organizations such as Sony Music, Harvard University, Zynga and Sling Media. To learn more about RightScale, please go to http://www.RightScale.com.

RightScale is a registered trademark of RightScale, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. Other product or company names mentioned may be trademarks or trade names of their respective companies.

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