SOURCE: AppScale Systems, Inc.

AppScale Systems, Inc.

May 13, 2014 11:00 ET

AppScale Named a 2014 Cool Vendor by Gartner

Game-Changing PaaS Provider Recognized for Being Innovative, Impactful and Intriguing

SANTA BARBARA, CA--(Marketwired - May 13, 2014) - AppScale Systems, Inc. the leader in open source rapid development and deployment for scalable web and mobile applications, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has named AppScale in its "Cool Vendors in PaaS, 2014" report, just published. AppScale is one of five companies selected in the report that highlights interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. The full Gartner report can be read here.

AppScale develops an open source platform modeled on the brilliantly simple and globally successful Google App Engine (GAE) API, which accelerates development and time to market. Applications developed with AppScale may be deployed anywhere, from public clouds such as AWS, GCE, SoftLayer, and Azure to private clouds such as Open Stack, Eucalyptus and bare metal.

AppScale gives developers and CIOs the freedom to choose, unlock and integrate their applications as their business demands. AppScale allows them to choose public cloud, private cloud or a combination of both. AppScale unlocks applications from multi-tenancy restrictions because the platform is tuned for the application. AppScale freely integrates with any custom library or framework of choice, allowing developers to work with their familiar tools.

"We are thrilled to be recognized by Gartner for the AppScale platform," said Woody Rollins, CEO and co-founder at AppScale. "We are laser focused on the success of our customers, and every day more CIOs, IT managers and developers are discovering the brilliance of our simple, flexible and scalable model. Over the next few months," Rollins continued, "we will introduce game-changing new products that make running applications on GAE and AppScale even easier and more efficient."

About AppScale Systems, Inc.
AppScale Systems, Inc. develops and supports AppScale, the world's leading open source rapid development model for building scalable web and mobile applications. AppScale gives you the freedom to run your App Engine application across all public and private clouds or on your own virtual or physical infrastructure. AppScale leverages the App Engine API to allow developers to quickly focus on the business logic of the application and frees your OPS from unwieldy software stacks. AppScale Systems is a Google Cloud Technology Partner and is based in Santa Barbara, California. For more information, please visit: http://www.appscale.com

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