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rPath Recognized for Next-Generation IT Automation Solutions by BTC Logic and AlwaysOn

rPath, an innovator in automating system deployment and maintenance, today announced that it has been ranked a Top 10 Cloud Foundation Company by BTC Logic, an inter-disciplinary business, technology, and creative consulting group; and the category winner for Cloud Management Tools within the AlwaysOn OnDemand 100 list.

The list of Top 10 Cloud Foundation Companies is part of a larger research report, “The BTC Logic Top 10 Cloud Rankings,” a review of the Top 10 Cloud Companies in five categories. The free report and category rankings can be found at http://www.btclogic.com/pov/rankings.cfm.

The BTC Top 10 Cloud Foundation Companies are those companies that provide the tools and software that make building a cloud infrastructure possible. The rankings provide a systematic approach to evaluating cloud vendors against the needs of an enterprise. To develop the cloud rankings, BTC Logic analyzed its database of over 600 companies offering cloud-related products and services. BTC Logic then distilled the list down to the top 10 companies in five categories—cloud infrastructure, cloud foundation, network services, cloud platform, and cloud applications.

“Cloud computing has the potential to create disruption and growth in the enterprise,” said Elliott Lowen, vice president of Technology Group, BTC Logic, and main architect of the Cloud Ranking Report. “We included rPath in our rankings because it offers an elegant way to mitigate the threat of massive systems proliferation being driven by virtualization and cloud computing. rPath’s intelligent approach to system automation is the foundation for managing IT going forward.”

The AlwaysOn OnDemand 100 list is selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team, along with partners at Morgan Stanley, KPMG, Hewlett-Packard, and industry experts who engaged in a rigorous three-month selection process to identify the top 100 private companies that are taking old notions of data management, customer relationships, and infrastructure and forging solutions that will lead to industry shake-up and huge value creation opportunities. Companies were selected based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

Mike Torto, chief executive officer of rPath, said, “Companies moving to cloud computing will find that the cap ex advantage is offset by a significant op ex costs. It’s one of the dirty little secrets of cloud computing. Your systems may be running offsite, but they still need to be managed. And because it’s so easy to deploy systems in the cloud, your management burden can explode. rPath provides an automation foundation that lets companies handle scale without adding cost. We let companies package systems so they can run in any physical, virtual or cloud environment, giving enterprises the option to move workloads to the cloud and between cloud environments.”

For more information on the AlwaysOn OnDemand 100, please visit http://alwayson.goingon.com/permalink/post/34759, and for more information on BTC Logic, visit http://www.btclogic.com. For more information on rPath, visit http://www.rpath.com. For additional perspectives, please visit and subscribe to rPath RSS blog feeds at http://blogs.rpath.com/wpmu/, and follow rPath on Twitter at @rpath.

Resources

rPath website: http://www.rpath.com

rPath blog: http://blogs.rpath.com/wpmu/

rPath on Twitter: http://twitter.com/rPath

rPath press releases and commentaries: http://www.rpath.com/corp/news-and-events

rPath videos and podcasts: http://www.rpath.com/corp/audio-and-video

rPath Cloud Computing Adoption Model: http://www.rpath.com/corp/cloud-adoption-model

rPath Knowledge Center: http://www.rpath.com/corp/browse-resources

rPath webinars: http://www.rpath.com/corp/webinar

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 Summit at Stanford, OnMedia, OnHollywood, Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, Venture Summit East, GoingGreen Silicon Valley, GoingGreen East, and GoingGreen Europe. 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 BTC Logic

BTC Logic is an inter-disciplinary team of business, technology, and creative professionals. We employ a unique and proven methodology to harness technology disruptions like Cloud Computing that enable an organization to scale for growth. Inspired by the flexibility and On Demand availability of Web 3.0 services, BTC Logic is pioneering Consulting as a Service by offering a virtual, highly scalable and mobile mash-up of the expert team members required to create growth. Our services are broad and include: Precision Segmentation, Demand Generation, Brand Refresh, and Cloud Strategy, among others. To learn more about BTC Logic, visit us at www.btclogic.com.

About rPath

rPath automates system deployment and maintenance across physical, virtual and cloud environments. rPath’s innovative release automation platform is based on the industry’s only commercial version control repository for managing deployed software systems. The result is an easy-to-deploy and cost-effective automation solution for rapid, low-risk and low-overhead deployment and maintenance of complex software systems. rPath dramatically improves responsiveness to business lines, reduces compliance risks, and allows resource-constrained IT organizations to significantly reduce operating costs and “do more with less.” Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, rPath has 80+ customers including some of the world’s largest enterprises and ISVs. Visit www.rpath.com.

rPath is a registered trademark of rPath. All other brand names and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

Tags: rPath, release automation, release automation platform, virtualization, cloud, data center automation, application deployment, unified automation and control, system version control, deep system modeling, DevOps

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