March 29, 2012
Infrastructure-as-a-service leader recognized for driving innovation and value in cloud computing
SAN FRANCISCO, March 29 — GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company, announced today that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of its OnDemand Top 100 winners in the Cloud – Infrastructure category. Inclusion in this year's OnDemand 100 is reserved for companies that are true leaders, developing game-changing approaches and technologies that are disrupting existing markets and entrenched players. This marks the second consecutive year that GoGrid has been selected for the OnDemand Top 100.
GoGrid was recognized by the AlwaysOn editorial team, partners from leading venture-capital firms, and industry experts across the globe based on its innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz. The 3-month selection process scours the entrepreneurial community to identify the top 100 private companies that are re-creating data management, customer relationships, and infrastructure by building industry-disruptive solutions.
"For more than a decade we've been pushing the technology envelope when it comes to on-demand infrastructure," said John Keagy, founder and CEO of GoGrid. "As one of the first movers in the cloud infrastructure space, we've been helping companies overcome infrastructure challenges in innovative and ground-breaking ways. AlwaysOn's recognition is a testament to our commitment to ongoing innovation and customer service."
"Digital information has expanded 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."
GoGrid and the other OnDemand Top 100 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn's OnDemand 2012 event on April 4, 2012, at the HP Executive Briefing Center in Cupertino, CA. A full list of this year's OnDemand 100 winners is available on the AlwaysOn website.
GoGrid is the #1 pure-play Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider specializing in Public Cloud and Private Cloud Infrastructure solutions. Currently powering thousands of customers globally, GoGrid makes complex infrastructure easy by enabling businesses to revolutionize their IT environments with the cloud. In just minutes, GoGrid customers can deploy and begin managing applications and workloads on our proven, secure and reliable public cloud platform. With GoGrid's Public Cloud and Hosted Private Cloud offerings, sysadmins, developers, and IT professionals create, deploy, and control cloud environments and complex virtual and physical server networks with full administrative control; with GoGrid's Hosted Private Cloud customers utilize a private, hosted and managed server, single-tenant environment with zero capital expenditure. To further leverage the GoGrid cloud, the Partner Exchange provides users with an evolving ecosystem of cloud solutions from GoGrid's partner community. GoGrid is proud to have been recognized as a "Visionary" two years in a row by Gartner and as a "Champion" by Info-Tech Research Group in 2011. For more information, visit http://www.GoGrid.com.
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silcon 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.
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