Skytap Named a Top 100 Private Company for Fourth Consecutive Year

Tina Aarsvold

SEATTLE, Wash. – May 9, 2013 Skytap, the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced that the company was named to the AlwaysOn “OnDemand 100” list for the fourth consecutive year. The OnDemand 100 list recognizes leadership, game-changing approaches, and technologies that are proving disruptive among existing markets and industry players. Skytap was selected from hundreds of applicants nominated by investors, journalists and industry insiders, and recognized for its innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

“Being selected for the OnDemand 100 for the fourth consecutive year is a testament to Skytap’s track record of innovation in the cloud computing industry,” said Scott Roza, CEO of Skytap. “The solution we’ve built empowers companies to accelerate their transition to the cloud by offering a powerful, self-service solution for dynamic workloads. This recognition is also a strong validation of our ongoing commitment to developing agile cloud solutions that meet the demands of increasingly complex, diversified, and globalized enterprise IT environments.”

Skytap provides businesses with a fast, easy, and secure way to create complex computing environments in the cloud. Skytap Cloud is purpose built for dynamic workloads such as software development and testing, online product demos, and virtual training use cases. With the flexibility of a hybrid and public cloud, Skytap Cloud gives users the benefit of self-service access, on-demand provisioning of virtual machines, and the ability to collaborate with globally distributed teams. Customers such as Cushman & Wakefield and Trek Bicycles value Skytap’s ability to empower functional users with self-service simplicity while enabling IT and business users with a new level of control and visibility for managing cloud environments.

“The world of the cloud is beginning to live up to its promise of expanding and enhancing almost every sector of the technology world. The cloud infrastructure companies that can provide the most robust, always-on performance are the ones that are propelling us into a completely new digital age,” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “This year’s OnDemand 100 winners represent the companies that are not only providing the space to develop daring, indispensable applications for a growing and increasingly mobile universe, they’re making sure that everyone has their information, data, media, and apps whenever and wherever they happen to be.”

Skytap and the other OnDemand Top 100 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s OnDemand event on May 20th, 2013, at Hewlett-Packard’s Executive Briefing Center in Palo Alto, CA. A full list of all the OnDemand 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at: http://www.aonetwork.com/announcing-the-2013-ondemand-100-top-private-companies/.