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May 26, 2016 06:00 ET

Iron.io Named an IDC Innovator in Platform as a Service (PaaS) Market

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 26, 2016) - Iron.io, a leading provider of enterprise-grade job processing solutions, has been named as an IDC Innovator in the IDC Innovators: Platform as a Service, 2016 (doc #US41166516, May 2016) report. Companies (under $50M) chosen as an IDC Innovator offer an innovative new technology, a groundbreaking approach to an existing issue, and/or an interesting new business model.

"Iron.io has the future of computing in their crosshairs: hybrid cloud environments, microservices, containers enabling scale, continuous delivery, and API-driven workload management," according to IDC's press release1

For architects and developers alike, Iron.io's event-driven job processing solution is backboned by the Ironworker platform. With IronMQ message queuing and IronCache key/value data store, both of which are managed with the IronDashboard, customers receive superior serverless computing for the modern enterprise.

"We are honored to be named an IDC Innovator for Platform as a Service," said Chad Arimura, co-founder and CEO of Iron.io. "By building the Iron.io platform from a microservices approach delivering components into individual functions, we are addressing the needs of our customers who require high-availability, agility and cloud growth." 

"Iron.io offers a serverless platform for enterprises confronting the challenges of digital transformation," said Larry Carvalho, IDC Research Manager, Platform as a Service. "Strengths of Iron.io included its microservices/microcontainer capabilities and asynchronous job-based processing, combined with the fact that it supports public, private and multitenant cloud environments." 

About Iron.io
Iron.io's job processing platform delivers and processes hundreds of millions of messages and tasks every day. Its microservices architecture, delivered via Docker containers, enables the world's most innovative companies to transform large data sets into job processing that drives their revenue. Its asynchronous workloads operate in public and private clouds, on-premises, or hybrid environments, meeting enterprise requirements for flexibility, control and security-friendly solutions. Iron.io is leveraged by some of the world's most exciting companies such as Turner, Twitter, HotelTonight, Untappd and Google. Learn more at www.iron.io or follow on Twitter @getiron.

About IDC Innovator Research
IDC Innovators reports present a set of vendors chosen by an IDC analyst within a specific market that offer an innovative new technology, a groundbreaking approach to an existing issue, and/or an interesting new business model. It is not an exhaustive evaluation of all companies in a segment or a comparative ranking of the companies. IDC INNOVATOR and IDC INNOVATORS are trademarks of International Data Group, Inc.

1 International Data Corporation (2016). IDC Innovators for the 2016 Worldwide Platform as a Service Market [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS41288616

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