SEATTLE, WA – March 20, 2012 – Skytap, the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced that the company was named to the AlwaysOn OnDemand Top 100 Private Companies list for the third year in a row. This award recognizes a company’s leadership amongst industry peers, as well as game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. Skytap was chosen from hundreds of applicants by industry experts and the AlwaysOn editorial team based on its innovation, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.
“Receiving recognition on the Top 100 list for three consecutive years validates our team’s deep level of dedication, drive towards innovation and focus on customer success,” said Scott Roza, CEO of Skytap. “We’ve built a proven, enterprise-ready solution that enables companies to easily use the cloud for dynamic workloads. Skytap customers have launched over one million virtual machines, a significant milestone in the rapidly growing cloud market.”
Skytap Cloud provides enterprises with a fast, easy and secure way to create complex computing environments in the cloud. Customers use Skytap to increase team efficiency and collaboration for development and testing, online demonstrations and virtual training scenarios. Skytap’s focus on self-service access and rapid, on demand provisioning enables enterprises to be more agile while taking advantage of cloud economics.
“Digital information has expanded exponentially during the past year. As the emergence of robust, innovative apps needed to manage this information continues, a complex world of interconnected business intelligence and ideas is being created at a new macro level,” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “This year’s OnDemand 100 winners are continuing to use disruptive technology and ideas to merge valuable legacy data and systems with new, vital streams of information. The results are being deployed in the cloud by any number of SaaS products and services, changing the way all business coexist. The OnDemand 100 continues to represent some of the highest-growth opportunities in the private company marketplace.”
Skytap and the other OnDemand Top 100 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s OnDemand event on April 4th, 2012, at Hewlett-Packard’s Executive Briefing Center in Cupertino, CA.