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Electric Cloud Partners with Eucalyptus Systems and rPath to Power Private Development Clouds

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Electric Cloud®, the private development cloud company, today announced a partnership with Eucalyptus Systems and rPath to power private development clouds. Electric Cloud also announced the launch of ElectricCommander 3.8, the first application to bridge the gap between private cloud infrastructure and software development. ElectricCommander 3.8 streamlines the development process and helps companies get the most out of their private clouds by bringing self-service, manageability and elasticity to the development team.
“As we empower enterprises to take full advantage of the private cloud for software development the partnership with Eucalyptus Systems and rPath is a natural one. We can now provide our joint customers with seamless integration between best in breed private cloud infrastructure and what software development needs to do their job more effectively,” said Electric Cloud CEO Mike Maciag. “These products taken together provide a holistic solution for development on the private cloud.”
Eucalyptus Systems, creator of the Eucalyptus private cloud platform, transforms compute resources into secure, massively scalable private and hybrid clouds. ElectricCommander interfaces directly with Eucalyptus to automatically provide development with the compute resources they need whether they are inside or outside the firewall.
“Electric Cloud’s products take a private cloud powered by Eucalyptus to the next level,” said Matt Reid, vice president of Sales and Marketing for Eucalyptus Systems. “The automation and reporting that Electric Cloud provides, paired with the elasticity, security and scalability of a private cloud running Eucalyptus, gives enterprises unprecedented control, visibility and efficiency in the software development cycle.”
rPath, the service factory for on-demand IT, automates software system construction, deployment and maintenance on private and hybrid clouds. ElectricCommander now integrates with rPath to provide fully automated software development on the private cloud. With Electric Cloud and rPath, enterprise software development can automatically define their development process and workflows, automatically construct the systems required to run them in the private cloud and execute them with the touch of a button.
“Private development clouds are the logical starting point for many enterprise cloud initiatives, said Jake Sorofman, rPath chief marketing officer. “This combination represents a powerful solution for enabling speed, control and elasticity to accelerate application innovation and delivery. We’re pleased to be working with Electric Cloud and Eucalyptus on what we see as an important pattern for enterprise cloud adoption.”
ElectricCommander 3.8, available now, connects the machines, tools, and processes already in place and creates a private development cloud where developers find precisely the services and resources they need.  With the push of a button, any developer can harness the power of the private cloud and get as many machines as they need to run compute intensive tasks such as build, test and deploy.
About Electric Cloud
Electric Cloud is the private development cloud company. Electric Cloud bridges the gap between physical and virtual IT environments and development processes and tools to create smart development clouds. The company's patented and award-winning products help development organizations to speed time to market, boost developer productivity, and improve software quality with flexible self-service tools that provide comprehensive management and reporting. Leading companies across a variety of industries, including semiconductors, enterprise IT, ISVs, mobile devices, and transactional websites rely on Electric Cloud’s development cloud solutions. For customer inquiries please contact Electric Cloud at (408) 419-4300 or www.electric-cloud.com.
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About rPath®
rPath automates system deployment and maintenance across physical, virtual and cloud environments. rPath's innovative release automation platform is based on the industry's only commercial version control repository for managing deployed software systems. The result is an easy-to-deploy and cost-effective automation solution for rapid, low-risk and low-overhead deployment and maintenance of complex software systems. rPath dramatically improves responsiveness to business lines, reduces compliance risks, and allows resource-constrained IT organizations to significantly reduce operating costs and "do more with less." Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, rPath customers include many of the world's largest enterprises and ISVs. Visit www.rpath.com.

rPath is a registered trademark of rPath. All other brand names and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

About Eucalyptus Systems
Eucalyptus is a leading independent private and hybrid cloud platform. Freely available as open source software, Eucalyptus has been deployed over 25,000 times across high-volume Web and mobile services, government organizations, academic institutions and private enterprises. Deriving its unique design from an NSF-funded academic research project, Eucalyptus is the only cloud software that can deliver all the benefits of industry-standard public clouds such as Amazon Web Services on private IT infrastructure. For demanding and large-scale cloud deployments, Eucalyptus offers Eucalyptus Enterprise Edition (EE), an enterprise-grade version available as a subscription service. For more information about Eucalyptus, please visit http://www.eucalyptus.com.

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