MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 17, 2014) - CloudPhysics, who provides intelligent operations management for virtualized workloads, today announced that it was named one of 12 cloud companies to watch by Network World along with CloudLock, CloudMunch, CloudVolumes, Digital Ocean, Docker, ElasticBox, Jelastic, Koality, nCrypted Cloud, PernixData and Salsify: http://www.networkworld.com/news/2014/031314-cloud-computing-279650.html.
Network World Senior Writer Brandon Butler said: "Startups are forming up and down the cloud stack, from optimizing infrastructure services to offering development platforms. There are applications served from the cloud and new classes of apps that could not have been made without the cloud. Network World has scanned the universe of cloud computing startups founded within the past few years and built this non-exhaustive list of companies that give a glimpse of what's to come in this fast-growing market."
CloudPhysics was founded in 2011 with the mission to continuously deliver insights to IT teams for actively managing the dynamics of their virtualized infrastructures. The company's SaaS offering automatically uncovers hidden operational hazards before problems emerge as well as identifies radical efficiency improvements in storage, compute and networking with VMware workloads, giving IT more power than ever before to understand, troubleshoot and optimize their virtualized datacenters.
This is the latest in a series of accolades for CloudPhysics. The company has been named one of the top 10 virtualization companies to watch in 2014 by TechTarget SearchServerVirtualization, one of the 21 hottest startups by Business Insider, one of the 10 startups in the VMware Universe worth tracking at VMworld 2013 and one of the most notable vendors by Enterprise Management Associates. The company won the VMworld 2013 Best of Breed Cloud Management Award presented by Virtualization Review magazine and was named a finalist in TechTarget SearchServerVirtualization's Best of VMworld Awards in the Virtualization Management category. The company received the Best Innovation Award at VMworld 2012, where it debuted its technology.
"It's exciting to be recognized for our innovative use of the cloud and big data to answer questions about how our users' virtualized infrastructure is -- and should be -- running," said John Blumenthal, CloudPhysics CEO and Co-Founder. "We are honored to be among the 12 companies selected for NetworkWorld's cloud computing watch list."
CloudPhysics is the first to combine the Big Data analytics with unique patent-pending datacenter simulation and resource management techniques. This technology innovation enables data-driven decisions for IT teams in ways never before possible by uncovering hidden complexities in the infrastructure, discovering inefficiencies and risks that drain and endanger resources, and enabling "what if" analyses that inform every datacenter decision. Using the Collective Intelligence from its global dataset, CloudPhysics understands how specific technologies and configurations will behave, based on learnings from across numerous datacenters of all shapes and sizes. The company, based in Mountain View, California, is founded and staffed by engineering and product leaders from VMware, Google and Cadence, and backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and the Mayfield Fund. For more information, visit: http://www.cloudphysics.com.