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January 27, 2015 11:00 ET

Platform9 Selected as One of the Top 10 Virtualization Companies to Watch in 2015

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 27, 2015) - Platform9, the company making private clouds easy, today announced that TechTarget SearchServerVirtualization named it one of the top 10 virtualization companies to watch this year along with Bromium, Docker, Eco4Cloud, Maxta, Nakivo, Nimboxx, Opvizor, Ravello Systems and Stratoscale: http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/photostory/2240238787/Top-10-virtualization-startups-youll-hear-about-in-2015/1/New-startups-looking-to-break-into-the-virtualization-scene#

SearchServerVirtualization Site Editor Nick Martin said: "For all the momentum and interest behind OpenStack, building a private cloud based on the open source platform still proves too complex for most organizations. The software as a service offering from Platform9 works with existing infrastructure and aims to simplify the process, allowing a company to deploy and OpenStack private cloud without needing an army of engineers on the payroll."

Platform9 breaks the complexity barrier for private clouds with the first SaaS OpenStack solution for enterprise infrastructure. The solution transforms an organization's existing servers into an AWS-like agile, self-service private cloud within minutes -- enabling organizations small or large to run their private clouds efficiently, at scale, and while leveraging latest open source innovations.

"We're honored to be selected as one of the top 10 virtualization companies to watch in 2015," said Sirish Raghuram, co-founder and CEO of Platform9. "Platform9's mission is to transform the private cloud computing experience, and we're thrilled with the interest we've received since announcing general availability this month."

To read the press release on Platform9 Managed OpenStack, go to: http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/platform9-breaks-complexity-barrier-private-clouds-with-release-1st-saas-openstack-solution-1984489.htm

Since launching in August 2014, Platform9 received a Best of VMworld award and was named the coolest virtualization startup of 2014, and its SaaS solution was named one of 10 virtualization products that are making data centers more efficient.

About Platform9
Platform9's mission is to make private clouds easy for organizations of any scale. The company's OpenStack powered service transforms an organization's existing servers into an AWS-like agile, self-service private cloud within minutes, enabling organizations small or large to run their private clouds efficiently, at scale, and while leveraging latest open source innovations. The service is the 1st 100% cloud managed platform for KVM, VMware vSphere and Docker. Founded in 2013 by a team of early VMware engineers, Platform9 is backed by Redpoint Ventures and headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA. For more information, visit: http://www.platform9.com, or follow Platform9 on Twitter @platform9sys.

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