Press Release: GoGrid Named Finalist in UP 2010 Cloud Computing Awards

November 8th, 2010 by - 4,014 views

A few months ago we submitted a nomination for the UP 2010 Cloud Computing Awards, and a few weeks ago GoGrid was selected as a finalist for the “Efficiency in Technology” Award!

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The UP 2010 conference is a hybrid conference with a combination of virtual and physical elements that cover the latest trends and innovations in the world of cloud computing. There are panels and workshops as well as virtual sessions and the Awards recognition event is being held on November 15, 2010. Other nominees for the “Efficiency in Technology” Award include: Amazon Web Services, Rackspace, Salesforce, SAS and VMware. More information about the conference can be found at: http://up-con.com/.

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Below is the Press Release that GoGrid issued about the nomination:

GoGrid Named Finalist in UP 2010 Cloud Computing Awards

Infrastructure-as-a- Service Leader honored for technical achievements

San Francisco, CA – November 2, 2010 – GoGrid, a leading Cloud Infrastructure and Hybrid Hosting Provider, has been recognized as a Finalist in the UP 2010 Cloud Computing Awards program in the “Efficiency in Technology” Award category. The UP 2010 conference, produced by Cloudcor, is a “hybrid” conference held both physically and virtually that covers the latest trends and innovation in the world of cloud computing.

As a finalist, GoGrid CEO and co-founder, John Keagy, will be presenting an overview of GoGrid’s impressive leadership in the Cloud Infrastructure Hosting marketplace. GoGrid has been a pioneer in Cloud and Infrastructure-as-a-Service industry introducing powerful cloud computing market-firsts such cloud-based Windows Server 2003 and 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server as well as being the first provider to offer hybrid hosting solutions within the same environment.

“We are honored to be a finalist in this important category along with such a fine list of industry front-runners,” says John Keagy, “This recognition is further confirmation of GoGrid’s technology and product innovation leadership. GoGrid is committed to providing the highest level cloud infrastructure solutions to the thousands of global customers that choose GoGrid every day.”

With over 10 years’ experience hosting business’ complex infrastructure, GoGrid has skyrocketed in popularity, making it one of the top Cloud Infrastructure Service providers in the world. Tens of thousands of GoGrid customers worldwide have successfully and easily deployed robust customized cloud infrastructures leveraging the multifaceted features and services that make up the GoGrid cloud. Customers can deploy cloud servers, on-demand dedicated servers, F5 hardware-based load balancers, and cloud storage — all using the award-winning GoGrid portal, REST-like API or iPhone application.

The UP 2010 Cloud Computing Awards recognition event will be held November 15, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Airport Hotel; San Francisco on the first day of the UP 2010 Cloud Computing Conference.

The full list of UP 2010 Cloud Award finalists can be viewed at http://www.up-con.com/awards

About UP 2010 Cloud Awards

The UP 2010 – Cloud Awards – part of the UP 2010 Cloud Computing Conference – Produced by Cloudcor (and Sponsored by PwC), is an event which will showcase the leading technology innovators in cloud computing, providing a forum for business and technology leaders to learn more about how cloud computing can enable growth and innovation for companies across all industries. The UP 2010 Cloud Awards takes place on November 15th at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Burlingame, California USA. Full details on the UP 2010 Cloud Awards can be located at http://www.up-con.com/awards

About UP 2010

UP 2010™ (15 – 19 November 2010), is the world’s first truly “hybrid” cloud computing conference for business leaders, IT professionals and investors. UP 2010 is an affordable “hybrid” conference with both physical locations and full virtual deployment. The conference agenda can be viewed at http://www.up-con.com/agenda. Full details about UP 2010 can be viewed at http://www.up-con.com.

About GoGrid

Thousands of leading IT experts choose and rely on GoGrid’s Cloud infrastructure services. GoGrid’s award winning technology enables sysadmins, developers, and IT professionals to create, deploy, and control cloud environments and complex virtual and physical server networks with full administrative control. GoGrid’s industry standard specifications and robust service offerings are powering thousands of businesses globally to achieve previously unrealized efficiencies. Deploying a GoGrid infrastructure solution using a Standard or Partner Server Image, free hardware F5 load balancing, Cloud Storage, private VLANs and much more takes minutes via a web interface, API, or iPhone application. GoGrid provides users the control and advanced capabilities of a data center environment with the flexibility and immediate scalability of the cloud.  For more information, please visit: http://www.GoGrid.com.

It is truly an honor to be nominated with a great list of industry leaders. We wish all nominees the best of luck!

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Michael Sheehan

Michael Sheehan, formerly the Technology Evangelist for GoGrid, is a recognized technology, social media, and cloud computing pundit and blogger who writes regularly about technology news and trends.

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