Eucalyptus Systems Recognized for Driving Innovation and Value in Cloud Computing

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – March 21, 2012Eucalyptus Systems, creator of the most widely deployed on-premise cloud computing platform, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of its OnDemand Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies a company’s leadership amongst its peers, and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. Eucalyptus was recognized by the AlwaysOn editorial team and a group of industry experts based on its innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

Eucalyptus is the world's most widely deployed software platform for on-premise Infrastructure as a Service clouds. Eucalyptus was selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by prestigious investors, bankers, journalists, and industry experts based on a rigorous three-month process conducted by the AlwaysOn editorial team.

“Innovative web and mobile companies need the capability to run applications anywhere and anytime using the power of the cloud,” said Marten Mickos, CEO of Eucalyptus. “Eucalyptus is a unique combination of open source technology and enterprise robustness. We thank AlwaysOn for this recognition which pays tribute to the dedication and hard work of our team.”

“Digital information has expanded exponentially during the past year. As the emergence of robust, innovative apps needed to manage this information continues, a complex world of interconnected business intelligence and ideas is being created at a new macro level,” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “This year’s OnDemand 100 winners are continuing to use disruptive technology and ideas to merge valuable legacy data and systems with new, vital streams of information. The results are being deployed in the cloud by any number of SaaS products and services, changing the way all business coexist. The OnDemand 100 continues to represent some of the highest-growth opportunities in the private company marketplace.”

Eucalyptus and the other OnDemand Top 100 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s OnDemand event on April 4th, 2012, at Hewlett-Packard’s Executive Briefing Center in Cupertino, CA. A full list of all the OnDemand 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at: http://www.aonetwork.com/AOStory/Announcing-2012-OnDemand-100-Top-Private-Companies

About AlwaysOn

AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn’s preeminent executive event series includes the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit, OnMedia, OnHollywood, IMPACT Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, Venture Summit East, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, OnMobile, and GoingGreen Silicon Valley. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.

About Eucalyptus Systems

Eucalyptus Systems provides the only solution that transforms a customer's IT infrastructure into a private cloud that works like Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Eucalyptus Cloud Management Platform (CMP) is open source software that provides access to the scalability of the AWS public cloud while allowing for customization and control of internal cloud resources. By creating a hybrid cloud bridge between Eucalyptus and AWS, customers gain the flexibility to choose where to run workloads. With Eucalyptus, IT can now create an agile, affordable, and AWS-compatible environment for continuous integration (CI) and self-service IT. Empower innovation with a Eucalyptus cloud.

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