2015 Advertising Opportunities - Find Out More!

Skytap Wins 2010 Red Herring 100 North America Award

Skytap Wins 2010 Red Herring 100 North America Award

Leading Provider of Self-Service Cloud Automation Solutions Recognized for Cloud Computing Innovation, Financial Health, Management Strength and Customer Acquisition

SEATTLE, WA–(Marketwire – July 1, 2010) –  Skytap, Inc., the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced that the company has been selected as a winner of Red Herring’s North America 100 award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region. This is the second time Skytap has been recognized for its leadership and innovation in cloud computing over the last month. In early June, Skytap was named to the 2010 SD Times 100 list alongside Amazon, Google and Salesforce.com.

Red Herring’s Top 100 North America list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. The Red Herring 100 are evaluated on both quantitative and qualitative criteria — such as financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, execution of strategy, and integration into their respective industries. This unique assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the actual track record and standing of a company, which allows Red Herring to make the list an invaluable instrument for discovering and advocating the greatest business opportunities in the industry. Skytap joins past award winners including Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo!, Skype, Salesforce.com, YouTube, and eBay.

“Skytap has exceeded its revenue goals over the last few years and recognition as a Red Herring 100 winner pays tribute to our exceptional team and their ability to execute on our long-term vision,” said Scott Roza, CEO of Skytap. “Skytap will continue to build upon its heritage in cloud automation and lead the charge in providing customers with a self-service solution for running enterprise applications in the cloud.”

Skytap provides cloud automation solutions for enterprises and software vendors to develop, test, migrate, evaluate, demo, and train on new and existing applications in the cloud. Skytap empowers users to create multi-machine virtual data centers with point-and-click ease, while enabling IT users to gain visibility and control, and reduce costs by 70% or more. Businesses of all sizes can deploy Skytap in a day and accelerate their transformation to the cloud.

“Choosing the companies with the strongest potential was by no means a small feat,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates from across North America to the Top 100 Winners. We believe Skytap embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. Skytap should be proud of its accomplishment, as the competition was very strong.”

The Top 100 winners were announced at a special awards ceremony on June 24 at the Red Herring North America Conference in San Diego. The full list of winners is available at: http://www.herring100.com/RHNA2010/2010winners/2010winners.html.

About Skytap, Inc.
Skytap is the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions for dynamic workloads. Skytap enables users to run enterprise applications unchanged in the cloud, collaborate securely with global teams, and gain unparalleled business productivity. Additionally, IT organizations can gain visibility and control over cloud projects, align capacity with demand, and reduce costs by 70% or more. Enterprises can securely connect Skytap to their data centers and create virtual private clouds. Skytap is ideal for any dynamic workload including application development, testing, virtual training, ERP migration and sales demonstration projects. To buy or learn more, visit www.skytap.com.

Follow Us!

CloudTweaks

Established in 2009, CloudTweaks.com is recognized as one of the leading authorities in cloud computing information. Most of the excellent CloudTweaks articles are provided by our own paid writers, with a small percentage provided by guest authors from around the globe, including CEOs, CIOs, Technology bloggers and Cloud enthusiasts. Our goal is to continue to build a growing community offering the best in-depth articles, interviews, event listings, whitepapers, infographics and much more...
Follow Us!

3 Responses to Skytap Wins 2010 Red Herring 100 North America Award

  1. Hello! Thanks for your article! I am just learning about the cloud computing business (currently contracting with CloudShare) and was wondering how the winners were chosen because I don't think the Red Herring website explained it..

Comics

At CloudTweaks, we're plugged into the cloud, the internet of things and all that the web has to offer. From wearable technology, to mobile computing, cloud computing and big data, CloudTweaks is your source for updates and news on the most innovative technology.

Popular

Top Viral Impact

Cloud Infographic – The Future (IoT)

Cloud Infographic – The Future (IoT)

The Future (IoT) By the year 2020, it is being predicted that 40 to 80 billion connected devices will be in use. The Internet of Things or IoT will transform your business and home in many truly unbelievable ways. The types of products and services that we can expect to see in the next decade…

IBM and SAP Announce Industry’s Largest Cloud Deal

IBM and SAP Announce Industry’s Largest Cloud Deal

IBM and SAP Announce Industry’s Largest Cloud Deal IBM and SAP have shaken the cloud computing world this afternoon with the announcement of one of the largest cloud deals in the industry’s history – bringing together two of the largest technology companies in a bid to offer a more holistic service to their clients. SAP…

The Future Of Work: What Cloud Technology Has Allowed Us To Do Better

The Future Of Work: What Cloud Technology Has Allowed Us To Do Better

The Future of Work: What Cloud Technology Has Allowed Us to Do Better The cloud has made our working lives easier, with everything from virtually unlimited email storage to access-from-anywhere enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. It’s no wonder the 2013 cloud computing research IDG survey revealed at least 84 percent of the companies surveyed run at…

5 Considerations You Need To Review Before Investing In Data Analytics

5 Considerations You Need To Review Before Investing In Data Analytics

Review Before Investing In Data Analytics Big data, when handled properly, can lead to big change. Companies in a wide variety of industries are partnering with data analytics companies to increase operational efficiency and make evidence-based business decisions. From Kraft Foods using business intelligence (BI) to cut customer satisfaction analysis time in half, to a…

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Holiday Photos

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Holiday Photos

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Holiday Photos Enjoy our weekly comics provided by our talented cartoonists. By David Fletcher About Latest Posts Follow Us!CloudTweaksEstablished in 2009, CloudTweaks.com is recognized as one of the leading authorities in cloud computing information. Most of the excellent CloudTweaks articles are provided by our own paid writers, with…

Featured Sponsors

Moving From Email Into The Cloud

Moving From Email Into The Cloud

Mobile Collaboration In The Cloud Imagine that you, as a manager, are told by the powers that be that you have to find “efficiencies” within your department that will result in one million dollars of savings annually. You struggle with this. You send an email to everyone on your senior team. “Where can we save…

Cloud Logo Sponsors

hp Logo CityCloud-PoweredByOpenstack-Blue square_logo_100x100-01
cisco_logo_100x100 vmware citrix100

2015 Advertising Opportunities - Find Out More!

Established in 2009, CloudTweaks is recognized as one of the leading influencers in cloud computing, big data and internet of things (IoT) information. Our goal is to continue to build our growing information portal, by providing the best in-depth articles, interviews, event listings, whitepapers, infographics and much more.

Contact

CloudTweaks Media
Phone: 1 (212) 763-0021

Join Our Newsletter