|[September 19, 2012]
Kaavo Secures U.S. Patent for Application Lifecycle Management in the Cloud
STAMFORD, Conn. --(Business Wire)--
Kaavo, an innovative provider of solutions for managing distributed
cloud applications, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark
Office has issued Kaavo a patent that covers lifecycle management of
applications and workloads on public, private, and hybrid clouds.
Kaavo IMOD, an innovative solution for Cloud Management with thousands
of users worldwide, leverages the technologies covered in this patent
and other pending U.S. and international patent applications. In the
version of Kaavo IMOD released in early 2009, Kaavo introduced the
System Definition File, a single XML file that captures the topology and
orchestration specifications for deploying and managing applications
across public, private, and hybrid clouds.
Kaavo IMOD users can capture the lifecycle management information for
their applications or workloads in a single System Definition file.
Kaavo IMOD has a sophisticated deployment and orchestration engine which
uses the information in the System Definition to automate the deployment
and management of applications or workloads across supported clouds.
Several companies in the industry have realized the importance of top
down application centric management for managing cloud resources and are
trying to follow the approach pioneered by Kaavo.
"Deploying, managing, and porting applications across various clouds
efficiently is something that everyone in the industry needs. We are
pleased to receive the U.S. patent, as it validates ou leadership and
innovation. This patent will help us protect our IP from copycats," said
Jamal Mazhar, CEO of Kaavo. The application for the patent, titled
"CLOUD COMPUTING LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT FOR N-TIER APPLICATIONS," was
filed in October 2008; the U.S. patent number 8271974 was issued to
Kaavo on Sept 18, 2012. There are 45 claims in the patent.
For more information about the Kaavo patent, please visit http://goo.gl/BVQMx.
Kaavo provides cloud
management software to automate the deployment and management of any
application, workload, or IT environment across public, private, and
The core product, Kaavo IMOD, is the first solution to deliver a
top-down, application-centric approach to cloud resource management.
Kaavo IMOD delivers single-click deployment of simple and complex
applications, and autopilot capabilities to automatically manage
run-time service levels. Kaavo provides a SaaS (News - Alert) version of Kaavo IMOD as
well as an on-premise version for select private clouds.
Kaavo is integrated with and supports all major public and private cloud
APIs, including IBM SmartCloud Enterprise, HP Cloud Services, Rackspace,
Amazon, Verizon (News - Alert) Terremark, and Logicworks in the public cloud space and
Eucalyptus, OpenStack, Citrix CloudStack, VMware vCloud Director in the
private cloud space.
Sign up for a free 30-day trial of Kaavo IMOD SaaS at https://imod.kaavo.com/sign-up
Download free trial of Kaavo IMOD for onsite deployment from http://www.kaavo.com/products-and-services/kaavo-imod-trial-download
For more information, visit www.kaavo.com
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