PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Metacloud, Inc., which delivers the industry's first on-premise, private cloud as a service, today announced that it was named as a finalist in the Best of VMworld 2013 awards in the private cloud computing technologies category.
As the first company to offer a private cloud solution that leverages clients' existing hardware investment, Metacloud combines the simplicity of the public cloud with the performance, security and cost advantages of the private cloud. Delivered as a service, Metacloud's Carbon|OS empowers businesses to scale dynamic applications quickly by combining the power of OpenStack with critical enhancements for the enterprise.
"We are honored to be recognized in the private cloud computing category in this year's Best of VMworld 2013 awards," said Metacloud Founder and President Steve Curry. "This award is a testament to our team's commitment and enthusiasm for delivering private clouds to the enterprise in a way that instantly modernizes customers' existing infrastructure and allows them to maintain on-premise control."
An independent team of experts and editors from SearchServerVirtualization.com selected Metacloud's Carbon|OS OpenStack-based private cloud solution from more than 200 nominees in nine categories. The annual Best of VMworld awards showcases the top technologies of the year, which are judged according to innovation, value, performance, reliability, and ease of use.
"This recognition is further validation of our transformative business model and the effect it is having on the private cloud industry," said Sean Lynch, CEO of Metacloud. "Metacloud's disruptive economics provide significant cost advantages vs. public cloud options while making it just as easy to deploy with current resources."
Metacloud's Carbon|OS includes 24x7 proactive support from Metacloud's in-house cloud team to ensure maximum performance at all times. The team monitors, troubleshoots, upgrades, handles capacity planning, and performs bug fixes, enabling extraordinary service levels and helping Metacloud customers to extract maximum value from their private cloud investments.
Metacloud deploys and supports on-premise, OpenStack-based private clouds for some of the world's largest companies. Delivered as a service, Carbon|OS combines the simplicity of the public cloud with the performance, security and cost advantages of private cloud -- all on clients' existing hardware infrastructure. Founded in 2011 in Pasadena, Calif., by senior architects from Yahoo! and Ticketmaster, Metacloud is an OpenStack Foundation member and an active advocate and contributor to the project and its community. For more information, visit www.metacloud.com or connect with Metacloud on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
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