BusinessWire | July 2, 2013

Gartner Positions Apprenda as Early Leader in Private Cloud CEAP Category for .NET Cloud Platform

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apprenda, the leader in enterprise grade PaaS, is included in a new Gartner report entitled, “Comparing Cloud Platform Options for .NET Applications” by analyst Eric Knipp. The report, which also evaluates Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services, states that Private PaaS via “Cloud Enabled Application Platforms” (CEAP), a software product, is one of three options for developing and deploying .NET cloud applications.

“Comparing Cloud Platform Options for .NET Applications”

“Many enterprise organizations are turning toward private platform-as-a-service (PaaS) to gain the benefits of PaaS while avoiding the business and technical risk that come with public cloud computing,” said Eric Knipp, managing vice president for Gartner Technical Professionals.

“We are honored to be mentioned alongside Microsoft and Amazon Web Services – arguably two of the biggest names in enterprise cloud computing,” stated Sinclair Schuller, CEO of Apprenda. “Our platform has been adopted by leading global companies including JP Morgan, AmerisourceBergen and Symantec, and we will continue to innovate the PaaS market as adoption grows in 2013 and beyond.”

The report reviews Microsoft Windows Azure for Public cloud PaaS, Amazon Web Services for Iaas+Windows Server for IaaS deployments and Apprenda for Private cloud PaaS using CEAP. The report evaluates .net in the cloud project scenarios like hybrid, SaaS-for-Sale, migration, development and testing in addition to meeting optimized project goals like improvements in time to market, flexibility, capacity utilization, cloud market ecosystems and risk avoidance.

About Apprenda

Apprenda is a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) that transforms how enterprises can develop, deliver and manage next generation applications in a public, private or hybrid cloud environment. Apprenda’s platform makes writing and managing enterprise cloud applications easy and efficient, without compromise. The Apprenda PaaS equips enterprises with the runtime, APIs and tools that allow them to easily build, deploy and manage cloud applications using today’s skillsets and investments. By decoupling applications from infrastructure and developers from IT, Apprenda empowers organizations to achieve significant cost savings and massive productivity improvements that result in better business.

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