SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric Cloud®, the leader in Software Delivery Acceleration solutions, continues to demonstrate its market leadership in DevOps, announcing today that it was named in Gartner's "Cool Vendor in DevOps, 2013" report. Electric Cloud has emerged as an important innovator in the application release automation (ARA) market, working with customers like Intuit, FamilySearch, Brocade, and CERN.
The "Cool Vendors in DevOps, 2013" report published on April 10 and authored by analysts Ronni J. Colville, Jonah Kowall, Colin Fletcher, and Jim Duggan states, "DevOps remains a driver for IT organizations seeking agility in delivering applications to the business." The report states "DevOps originated with a focus on continuous integration and delivery," further stating "DevOps success depends on the use of tools to automate and streamline configuration, release, and monitoring processes — along with other processes."
"We are extremely honored to be recognized by Gartner as a DevOps Cool Vendor," said Steve Brodie, CEO of Electric Cloud. "Many software organizations leverage our DevOps and software delivery acceleration solutions to release high quality software faster. We believe this acknowledgement by Gartner is a testament to the value that we bring to our customers, and we look forward to helping even more organizations tackle the challenges of application release and deployment."
As software organizations continue to improve their software delivery mechanisms to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace, DevOps has become an increasingly popular technique for shepherding software from the design phase through development and testing, into production. Customers who use Electric Cloud's solutions accelerate the speed at which they can deliver high quality software by automating the build, test, and deployment processes, including the provisioning of the underlying physical and cloud IT infrastructure.
Launched last summer, ElectricDeploy is a robust enterprise-grade application deployment solution that automates and accelerates application deployments throughout the application release process. ElectricDeploy is built on top of the award-winning ElectricCommander platform, that gives both development and operations teams complete visibility and control over their application development and delivery processes.
About Electric Cloud
Electric Cloud delivers solutions that automate and accelerate the software delivery process. The company's award-winning products help development organizations to speed time-to-market, boost developer productivity, and improve software quality while leveraging the operational efficiencies provided by virtual cloud infrastructures. Leading companies across a variety of industries, including financial services, ISVs, mobile devices, semiconductors, and transactional websites, rely on Electric Cloud's software delivery solutions. For more information, visit http://www.electric-cloud.com.
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Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.
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