Rollbase Named 2013 "Cool Vendor in PaaS" by Gartner

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Platform as a Service Vendor Recognized for Innovative Cloud Platform Offering

Rollbase, Inc., an innovator in platform as a service (PaaS) technology allowing the rapid design, development and deployment of cloud business applications, today announced it has been named a Gartner Research "Cool Vendor in PaaS" for 2013. In its "Cool Vendors in PaaS, 2013" report released on April 15th, the global research firm profiles Rollbase along with 3 other vendors.

"We are honored to be recognized by Gartner as a cool vendor in PaaS," said Matt Robinson, co-founder and CEO of Rollbase. "We believe this acknowledgement validates our unique approach to PaaS and the report highlights a few of Rollbase's key capabilities behind this approach. We continue to invest in making it easy for companies to build and run multitenant business applications on any cloud or in-house infrastructure, and it's great to have Gartner recognize us as an innovator in this area."

In the report, Gartner highlights the fact that, "insightful application PaaS vendors are targeting their tools to the needs of SaaS ISVs, because SaaS sells PaaS, and SaaS ISVs are a critical channel for PaaS vendors." Rollbase's focus on SaaS ISVs directly targets this channel opportunity through a combination of high productivity, hybrid portability and solid tenant isolation.

Rollbase stands out by delivering rapid innovation in the platform as a service market, focused on providing a declarative web-based application development environment accessible to business users that minimizes the amount of code necessary to build cloud business applications. In addition to operating Rollbase as a pure cloud service (Rollbase Hosted Cloud), Rollbase provides an easily installable, brandable, licensed option (Rollbase Private Cloud) that has helped it capture demand from SaaS vendors, enterprises, governments, and other types of organizations that want to maintain full control over their application software stack, data, and infrastructure whether it resides in-house, in a third party data center, or in a cloud of their choosing such as Amazon, Rackspace, or Microsoft Azure.

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About Gartner's Cool Vendor Selection Process
Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product, or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

About Rollbase
Rollbase is a cloud platform that allows rapid creation of software as a service (SaaS) business applications using point-and-click, drag-and-drop tools in a standard browser with a minimal amount of code. Rollbase delivers on the promise of rapid application development, making app creation much faster than traditional software development methods. As a state of the art Platform as a Service (PaaS), Rollbase enables businesses to focus on application innovation rather than the software and hardware infrastructure behind it. Rollbase is offered as both a hosted service (Rollbase Hosted Cloud) and as a licensed platform (Rollbase Private Cloud). Rollbase is designed for Enterprises as well as independent software vendors (ISVs) with a complete system for tenant and subscriber management, provisioning, application development, publishing and deployment. Rollbase provides ISVs and resellers with a robust white label program making it easy to deploy applications under any brand or identity. Founded in August 2007 Rollbase is privately held and profitable.

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