SendGrid and Standing Cloud Team to Provide Improved Email Service to Standing Cloud Customers

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New functionality enables cloud customers to send and manage emails via SendGrid directly from Standing Cloud Management Console.

Teaming with SendGrid strengthens our platform for cloud application deployment and management, by making it easy for users to improve deliverability of the email sent by their applications.
-- David J. Jilk, CEO of Standing Cloud

Standing Cloud ( , a leading provider of cloud-based application management solutions, has teamed with SendGrid (, the leader in email deliverability, to make SendGrid's leading email delivery, analytics and scalability available to Standing Cloud customers.

SendGrid is a simple and easy cloud-based email service that solves core transactional email deliverability issues for web applications and developers. Standing Cloud’s platform gives cloud users the ability to deploy and manage any of 100 supported applications across 15 leading cloud service providers. It is available for customers today.

“Teaming with SendGrid strengthens our platform for cloud application deployment and management, by making it easy for users to improve deliverability of the email sent by their applications,” said David J. Jilk, CEO of Standing Cloud. “We’re excited about the integration of this new functionality into our service.”

“We’re pleased to make SendGrid easily available to even more customers as part of Standing Cloud’s extended service options,” said Jim Franklin, CEO, SendGrid. “It’s clear that SendGrid and Standing Cloud share a common vision that the cloud should be simplified and easy-to-use, and we’re pleased to be working together.”

Standing Cloud is a leading provider of cloud application management services. We deliver a seamless application layer for solution providers and cloud service providers, making application deployment and management fast, simple and hassle-free for their customers.

Our standard application catalog includes 100 open-source and commercial applications; our Platform- as-as-Service (PaaS) capabilities support multiple programming languages, including Rails, PHP, Java and Python, and a wide range of cloud service providers and orchestration software systems.

Founded in 2009, Standing Cloud is based in Boulder, Colorado. Investors include Foundry Group and Avalon Ventures.

For cloud customers running hosted applications on Standing Cloud, the integration with SendGrid reduces the complexity of sending high-volume transactional emails while improving their deliverability,reliability and ROI. The SendGrid service can be deployed directly from the Standing Cloud application management console in just a few clicks.

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SendGrid is the leader in email deliverability. SendGrid’s cloud-based platform increases email deliverability, provides actionable insight and scales to meet any volume of email, relieving businesses of the cost and complexity of maintaining custom email infrastructures. The email delivery platform of choice for 30,000 web application companies and developers, including foursquare, Spotify, Airbnb, Twilio and Path, SendGrid delivers more than 2.6 billion emails per month.

Founded in 2009 and based in Boulder, Colo., SendGrid is backed by Foundry Group, Highway 12 Ventures and several notable individual investors. For more information, visit


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