Skytap Named to the SD Times 100 for Cloud Computing Achievements

Tina Aarsvold

SEATTLE, WASH. – June 3, 2010 – Skytap Inc., the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced that it has been named to the 2010 SD Times 100 list in the cloud computing category. Skytap was recognized alongside Amazon, Google and Salesforce for its demonstrated innovation and leadership in software development. According to SD Times, “The 100 companies and projects listed herein have ably demonstrated their ability to set the agenda and advance the state of the art.”

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. Businesses of all sizes can deploy Skytap in a day, reduce their costs by 70% or more and accelerate their transformation to the cloud. Skytap’s application development and test solution empowers developers and test engineers with scalable cloud-based virtual data centers (VDCs) that can run their applications without any rewrites. Developers can use Skytap to accelerate agile development and test cycles, enable rapid defect resolution, provide global collaboration for multiple product and release teams, and automate cloud resource management.

“It’s truly an honor to be recognized along with some of the biggest names in the cloud computing industry for our pioneering role in accelerating enterprise cloud adoption,” said Sundar Raghavan, chief product and marketing officer at Skytap. “Application development and testing has proven to be one of the most popular use cases for Skytap, and we are committed to bringing the next level of innovation to this area so that businesses of all sizes can reduce their costs and improve their productivity.”

Skytap’s Cloud Automation platform can be used for a broad range of development and testing scenarios, including developer workstations, and unit, integration, system, user acceptance, performance and localization testing. Customers including Ellie Mae and Policy Studies use the Skytap Cloud to accelerate their test and development initiatives.

The complete SD Times 100 list is available at: www.sdtimes.com.