SOURCE: CloudShare


July 05, 2012 09:00 ET

CloudShare Expands Leadership in Pre-Production Cloud Environments

CloudShare Offers New Fully Integrated Cloud Environments for Microsoft Development and Testing

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 5, 2012) - CloudShare expands its pre-production cloud offerings with new fully integrated environments for the Microsoft Stack, including Windows 8. Since the introduction of CloudShare ProPlus, CloudShare has doubled its pre-configured environments for development and testing in the cloud with easy migration to on-premise and cloud based production.

"The world of business application development and testing is rapidly moving to the cloud to take advantage of the great flexibility it provides. Today, the ideal way to work is to connect development and testing in the cloud to existing on-premise tools and workflows," said Guri Stark, CEO, CloudShare. "The expansion of our pre-configured environment offerings makes a move to the cloud faster and easier than ever before."

CloudShare's new cloud environments:

  • Windows Azure Exploration Environment: Pre-configured Windows Azure environment with virtual machines aimed at easy exploration of Azure Development projects. In less than 60 seconds, get access to Azure Tools, IDE, Emulators and code samples on this CloudShare environment.
  • Visual Studio 2011 Beta Preview on Windows 7: Application developers can now use the cloud to begin leveraging the latest in IDE technology from Microsoft without introducing new frameworks or installations to their local machines.
  • SQL Server 2012 and BI Stack: Test and build solutions using the latest SQL database featuring Microsoft's improved business intelligence stack. This pre-configured environment fosters an easy transition into big-data.
  • Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate: Staying current with server operating systems is particularly challenging as testing a new server OS requires tremendous overhead and disruption. Using this cloud environment IT managers and application developers can test the latest server OS to ensure the readiness of their solutions and applications on the new Windows server.
  • Windows 8 Client: The next generation of Windows operating systems comes bundled with many new end-user technologies. Using CloudShare's pre-configured Windows 8 Client environment, organizations are able to prepare end-users, perform functional application testing, and develop on Windows 8 without impacting their production environment.

Access the latest environments:

Well-designed and implemented cloud solutions for pre-production allow companies to bypass setup hassle and find scalable resources to address critical business challenges. CloudShare's cloud solutions foster productivity by making development and testing resources more accessible. Users can move or expand their sandbox environments to the cloud and gain unprecedented agility and scalability while keeping current workflows, process and tools.

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About CloudShare

CloudShare is the leading cloud solution for pre-production, focused on development and testing, training, and sales demos and POCs. CloudShare's technology makes it easy for application professionals to work in the cloud, efficiently create multi-VM environments, collaborate with others, and deploy projects into production -- no background in IT-infrastructure required. CloudShare makes it easy to build and distribute simple and complex IT applications to anyone with an Internet connection.

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