Press Release | April 16, 2012

Apprenda Joins Microsoft System Center Alliance and Introduces System Center 2012 Support to Further Streamline Private PaaS Deployments

CLIFTON PARK, NY – Apprenda, the open Platform as a Service (PaaS) stack for .NET, today announced that it has joined the Microsoft System Center Alliance program. To further this strategic relationship, Apprenda also announced its System Center 2012 Monitoring Pack, enabling users to add Apprenda capabilities to their existing Microsoft infrastructure and enhance Microsoft’s centrally managed self-service cloud application platform.

“Many organizations view on-premise PaaS as a next logical step in their private cloud deployment and want to leverage their extensive investments in Windows Server and System Center to get there”
“Many organizations view on-premise PaaS as a next logical step in their private cloud deployment and want to leverage their extensive investments in Windows Server and System Center to get there,” said Sergio Klarreich, Director of Business Development, System Center Partner Ecosystem, Microsoft. “We are excited to welcome Apprenda into the Microsoft System Center Alliance program and look forward to working together to help customers maximize return on their private cloud deployments.”

The System Center 2012 Monitoring Pack for Apprenda features include:

Scalability with users’ existing Windows Server and System Center investments – adding to IT’s ability to run its operations like a world-class service provider while providing developers with public-cloud like agility
Increased management capabilities enable SLA monitoring, proactive alerting, capacity management and integration with a large library of existing management packs
Centralized monitoring and operational management of the Apprenda environment
“We are delighted to be joining the System Center Alliance with Microsoft,” said Sinclair Schuller, CEO at Apprenda. “We look forward to helping existing Microsoft customers get significantly more value from their Microsoft infrastructure investments with our run-anywhere open PaaS software and by allowing our customers to integrate Apprenda into their System Center environment for centralized management and control.”

Apprenda will demonstrate the System Center 2012 Monitoring Pack for Apprenda at the Microsoft Management Summit (MMS), Booth #617, April 16-20 in Las Vegas.

The new System Center 2012 Monitoring Pack for Apprenda will be made available in the coming weeks, along with the release candidate for Apprenda 3.5.

About Apprenda

Apprenda is an open Platform as a Service (PaaS) stack for .NET that enables any organization to transform existing infrastructure into a self-service cloud application platform. By decoupling applications from infrastructure and Developers from IT, Apprenda empowers organizations to achieve significant cost savings and faster time to market. For more information visit Apprenda’s website at: http://www.apprenda.com.