SOURCE: CloudShare


July 13, 2010 09:00 ET

CloudShare Adoption Demonstrates Market Demand for IT as a Service

CloudShare Customers Log Four Million Virtual Machine Hours in Major Brands' Private Label Cloud-Based, On-Demand IT Environments

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - July 13, 2010) -   CloudShare, The Cloud IT Company, today announced that it has delivered four million virtual machine (VM) hours to date for its business and service provider customers. The company attributes these record figures to a sharp increase in the number of companies leveraging IT as a Service (ITaS) for IT-intensive line of business needs.

"More and more businesses and service providers are realizing they need to offer IT systems as a service to align with customer and partner objectives," said Zvi Guterman, CEO of CloudShare. "The ability to deliver full systems instantly and on-demand, with associated branding, permissions, analytics, management features, billing, and other line of business needs, has attracted thousands of users to our technology and remains a crucial differentiator in driving adoption of Cloud-based IT."

CloudShare enables users to create, deploy, manage and share IT on-demand in the Cloud, delivering complete enterprise systems (OS, storage, networking, third party applications) as a service to meet a wide range of line of business needs, including software or appliance sales demos, training, marketing, and IT operations. The company has gained recognition for its ability to migrate on-premise IT systems effectively unchanged into the Cloud, and place solutions in front of potential customers in minutes -- without shipping machines or requiring on-premise installs.

CloudShare recently announced that its customers, such as Cisco, SAP, VMware, McAfee, and others, have achieved 50 percent or higher returns on investment when delivering IT as a service, and a large and growing percentage of Fortune 1000 companies are leveraging the CloudShare ITaS platform to leverage ITaS to procure and manage IT-intensive business functions while increasing efficiencies and driving down cost. 

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About CloudShare
CloudShare is a quick and easy way to share copies of your complex IT environments, online, so you can collaborate with customers, partners, and colleagues -- for demos, proofs-of-concept, training, or other enterprise applications. Going beyond webinar and "virtual lab" offerings, CloudShare enables users' extended interaction in dedicated "hands on" production-grade replicas of their IT, delivered as SaaS. Cisco, VMware, SAP, and other technology leaders have adopted CloudShare to migrate their virtual infrastructure from the enterprise to the Cloud. CloudShare is backed by Gemini, Sequoia Capital, and Charles River Ventures. Visit or

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