ComputeNext Named a Gartner Cool Vendor in Cloud Service Brokerage, 2013

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ComputeNext, Inc., the operator of the world’s largest federated cloud ecosystem has been designated a Gartner Cool Vendor in Cloud Service Brokerage for 2013, according to Gartner’s recent report, “Cool Vendors in Cloud Service Brokerage, 2013” published in April 2013.

ComputeNext Cool Vendor 2013 Cloud Service Brokerage


"...we challenge how IT organizations discover and consume cloud services, safely, securely with a single sign-on and single invoice model

The Cool Vendors report for Cloud Services Brokerages by Gartner Inc. shines the spotlight on companies which are helping enterprises and providers accelerate time to market while simplifying the complexity of distributing and consuming multiple cloud services. ComputeNext was chosen as a Cool Vendor for their e-commerce platform which aggregates cloud services and facilitates end-to-end transactions with rapid discovery and procurement of IT resources and infrastructure from a single point of access.

The ComputeNext cloud service brokerage enables rapid discovery and procurement of clouds servers, services, and software. By putting federated cloud philosophies into practice, they aggregate and normalize infrastructure as a service from cloud providers as well as cloud storage and on-demand software into an e-commerce platform.

The convenience of end-to-end transactions on the platform is enhanced by its growing inventory of cloud services, which averages about 100+ new services from 2-3 new providers every month. With the platform, IT organizations are able to eliminate the hassle of multiple vendor relationships, API connectors, and invoices – instead focusing on their core business.

“For years we've been building what we believed to be the solution needed for bringing the entire cloud service provider ecosystem together in participation,” said Sundar Kannan, ComputeNext CEO. “We are humbled to receive this industry recognition as merit for our hard work and will take it upon ourselves to further push the boundaries on how cloud service providers operate. With our transparent marketplace we challenge how IT organizations discover and consume cloud services, safely, securely with a single sign-on and single invoice model.”

ComputeNext has since expanded its breadth of offerings to include cloud service brokerage tailored for the vertical. With demand in the Media, Entertainment, and Broadcasting industry for customized cloud services resulting in the creation of ComputeNext Media Services enabling media asset management, content verification, transcoding and a variety of other digital media services and applications to be procured on demand leveraging a normalized IaaS inventory.

About ComputeNext

ComputeNext is a Bellevue, WA-based cloud service brokerage company which is pioneering the way organizations search, discover, procure and provision cloud services. As a leader in building a federated cloud ecosystem, they enable end-to-end transactions across platform agnostic infrastructure.

Holding the belief that a few cloud providers cannot satisfy the world’s computing demands their mission is to promote choice and efficient computing through federation.

About Gartner Cool Vendors

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.

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