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Cloud Hosting Provider NephoScale Partners with Mozilla's WebFWD Accelerator to Provide All WebFWD Companies with NephoScale's 12-Month Startup Kick Start Program
[January 17, 2013]

Cloud Hosting Provider NephoScale Partners with Mozilla's WebFWD Accelerator to Provide All WebFWD Companies with NephoScale's 12-Month Startup Kick Start Program

San Jose, CA, Jan 17, 2013 ( via COMTEX) -- NephoScale, creator of the NephOS next generation cloud infrastructure services platform, that includes CloudScript and Elastic Networking, is helping start-ups design and automate their cloud infrastructure environments allowing them to focus more on developing and scaling their applications. The entrepreneurs involved in the WebFWD accelerator program will benefit greatly from having access to NephoScale's systems engineers and developers for the 12-month duration of the NephoScale Kick Start program.

"We at Mozilla WebFWD are committed to partnering with vendors and service providers that provide significant benefit to our companies. NephoScale was interesting for us given its next-generation cloud infrastructure platform, high touch on boarding, excellent technical support, and deep understanding of application delivery in the cloud," said Diane Bisgeier, Program Manager for WebFWD.

"Because the NephoScale cloud platform was built for developers by developers, serving the needs of companies developing open source software, such as those accepted to the WebFWD program, makes for a great business relationship," said Telemachus Luu, Co-founder and CTO of NephoScale. "With our developer-centric NephOS cloud infrastructure services platform, we help software developers develop features faster and deliver applications more reliably".

"We are very supportive of and involved with the important work that WebFWD is doing in the open source startup community to accelerate the future of the Web for the public good," Bruce Templeton, Co-founder and CEO of NephoScale said. "The WebFWD startup community is growing fast, and we are delighted to be supporters of this thriving group." The seven startups admitted to the latest WebFWD accelerator class include: codebender a web platform for developing new hardware-related and embedded projects; Harp Platform a development platform that leverages the power of Dropbox; Linklib an open, user generated library of video commentary that lets users add links to videos and send them to a second screen; an open and free marketplace for one-click web applications; Sketchfab a web service to publish interactive 3D content online in real-time without a plugin; a cloud app that helps users store, transform and share data with others; and Wercker a continuous deployment SaaS platform that helps developers reduce risk and eliminate waste in their software development process.

Graduation ceremonies and pitch/demos for this most recent class will be held in Mt. View, CA on January 23rd, 2013. Attendance is free and open to the public. Sign up here, and join us in celebrating the success of these promising startups and the arrival of the next class of talented teams that will be joining the WebFWD community.

About Mozilla WebFWD WebFWD is Mozilla's 3-month accelerator program consisting of a vibrant, global community of tech entrepreneurs and developers who have the skills and initiative to make the world a better place. The program provides its startups (located worldwide) with direct access to a structured curriculum plus ongoing coaching and guidance from the some of the world's best technologists. WebFWD invites early-stage companies focused on open source web, social, and mobile apps to apply for the program, which completes several cycles per year, and is designed to help startups build a solid foundation for success. The program offers not only a team of mentors to guide entrepreneurs, but also provides access to many channels and opportunities to attain seed funding.

About NephoScale NephoScale is a leading pioneer in next generation high performance programmable infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) with advanced cloud technologies such as CloudScript, Elastic Networking, hybrid virtual/bare metal compute, and object-based Cloud Storage that deliver capabilities to enable customers to deploy their applications globally in a cost-effective and scalable manner. NephoScale currently handles millions of transactions each day generated by its more than 1,000 customers worldwide. Recognized as an innovator and technology leader, NephoScale is headquartered in Silicon Valley. Startups that want to apply for the NephoScale Kick Start Program, visit the NephoScale website at

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