CloudOne Names New VP of Business Development

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The Board of Directors of CloudOne, the first to offer IBM Rational Jazz products in the Cloud through Software as a Service, today announced Chris Cranfill has been promoted to Vice President of Business Development.

The Board of Directors of CloudOne, the first to offer IBM Rational Jazz products in the Cloud through Software as a Service, today announced Chris Cranfill has been promoted to Vice President of Business Development.

“The impact Chris has had since his arrival at CloudOne has been nothing short of astonishing,” said John P. McDonald, Chief Executive Officer of CloudOne. “I am thrilled that Chris has agreed to take an expanded role in our company.”

“The past several months have been amazing at CloudOne,” said Chris Cranfill, the newly-appointed VP of Business Development. “Our rapid growth and excellent team makes it very easy to love what I do every single day!”

CloudOne offers IBM Rational Jazz products in the Cloud through Software as a Service.

Cloud Computing is a model where hardware server capacity is provided to users, computers and devices over the Internet. Much like public utilities provide electricity, phone service or water, Cloud Computing provides servers, applications and databases over the “pipe” of the internet. Cloud shifts the burden of maintenance and operation of computer servers to a utility-like model so organizations can focus on what makes them unique and great.

Software as a Service, sometimes shortened to “SaaS”, is a method of software deployment where a provider offers licenses to an application or tool for use on-demand, either as a timed subscription or “pay-as-you-go”. The tool or application is usually over provided the Internet using Internet standards for security and access.

CloudOne is the only company that offers Rational Jazz tools through Cloud and Software as a Service. Together, customers can scale both hardware and software up and down as they need, and their costs scale with it. It’s the best of both worlds.

About CloudOne
Based in suburban Chicago, Illinois, CloudOne makes IBM Rational technology easy-to-deploy and affordable for everyone - particularly for small and medium-sized organizations. Their unique Software-as-a-Service license model, coupled with cloud-based delivery of software from their own data center speeds up the deployment of Rational solutions with no up-front capital investments for hardware or software, allowing customers to “pay by the drink” on a monthly subscription model. This saves money on infrastructure, staffing and configuration costs, while facilitating the move to cutting-edge IBM Rational technology and distributed, Agile development. Visit CloudOne on the web at http://oncloudone.net

All products mentioned in the release are trademarks or registered trademarks of CloudOne. All other trademarks, trade names, and/or product names are used solely for the purpose of identification and are the property of their respective owners.

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Jim Bentz, VP Sales and Marketing
Cloud One
Jim.Bentz(at)OnCloudOne(dot)net
312-752-6325

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