Platform9 – 2014 Coolest Start Up for Agile, Self-Service Private Cloud

Platform9We have heard about several companies trying to compress the deployment and management of private clouds. Platform9 is a company with a fundamentally new approach to creating and managing private clouds and they recently announced that Computer Reseller News (CRN) has named it the coolest virtualization startup of 2014.

So what does Platform9 do?

In August, Platform9 emerged from stealth and unveiled its OpenStack-based SaaS platform that transforms an organization’s existing servers into an AWS-like agile, self-service private cloud within minutes. Their SaaS platform transforms an organization’s existing infrastructure into an agile, self-service private cloud within minutes, offering the simplicity of AWS-like public clouds with complete ownership of all resources and data. The platform is the 1st 100% cloud managed platform for Docker, KVM and VMware vSphere. Founded in 2013 by a team of early VMware engineers, Platform9 is backed by Redpoint Ventures and headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

Sirish Raghuram, co-founder and CEO of Platform9 said, “Platform9’s mission is to transform the private cloud computing experience, and we’re thrilled with our early customer traction and market response.”

For more information on Platform9 and other cool virtualization vendors honored by CRN, please visit:

http://www.crn.com/slide-shows/virtualization/300075143/the-10-coolest-virtualization-startups-of-2014.htm

 

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