Network World Names Nimbula an 'Innovative Tech Startup for the Virtualization and Cloud Computing Age'
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, Oct 26, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Nimbula, the Cloud Operating System Company, today announced that
Network World named it one of 25 new IT companies to watch, the
latest in a series of accolades for the company. Nimbula was recently
named one of 50 companies to watch in The Wall Street Journal, was
hailed as one of the most exciting cloud computing startups to keep
an eye on, was a GigaOM Structure 2010 LaunchPad! Finalist and was
dubbed one of three cloud properties ready to burst by Fortune.
"At Network World, we've identified 25 IT startups that we think are
worth watching," wrote Jon Brodkin, senior writer at Network World.
"Most of these startups, in one form or another, are attempting to
fuel the shift from static IT infrastructures to virtualized data
centers and cloud networks. Analysts say the biggest opportunities
may be in software that can manage, secure and accelerate cloud-based
and virtualized systems."
Nimbula, which emerged from stealth mode in June 2010, was founded by
former Amazon executives Chris Pinkham and Willem van Biljon, who led
the development of the Amazon EC2 public cloud service. Nimbula's
business and technology focus is on blending EC2-like scale, agility
and efficiency with private infrastructure customization and control.
Nimbula recently closed a Series B round of financing -- bringing the
total to more than $20 million in funding from VCs Accel Partners and
Sequoia Capital. For the latest on Nimbula, go to
"We are extremely honored to receive this special recognition by one
of the most influential publications in the IT industry," said Reza
Malekzadeh, VP of Marketing at Nimbula. "By selecting Nimbula,
Network World is acknowledging the value of our vision, the potential
of our products and our company in the growing private cloud space."
For more on Network World's 25 new IT companies to watch list, go to
About Network World
Network World, part of the IDG (International
Data Group) company, is a premier provider of information,
intelligence and insight for Network and IT Executives. Its editorial
focus is on delivering news, opinion and analytical tools for key
decision makers who architect, deploy and manage business solutions.
For more information, visit http://www.networkworld.com.
Founded by the team that developed the
industry-leading Amazon EC2, Nimbula delivers a comprehensive cloud
operating system that uniquely combines the scalability and
operational efficiencies of the public cloud with the control,
security and trust of today's most advanced data centers. Nimbula is
headquartered in Mountain View, California and has a development team
in South Africa. For more information, visit http://nimbula.com.
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