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RightScale Supports Windows Azure Infrastructure Services General Availability

RightScale With Windows Azure Provides Users Comprehensive Automation and Control

SANTA BARBARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/16/13 -- RightScale® Inc., a leader in cloud management, today announced enterprise support for Windows Azure in conjunction with the general availability of Windows Azure Infrastructure Services. Through the RightScale "Get Your App to Azure" program, RightScale empowers Windows Azure customers to accelerate application development in the cloud with the innovative RightScale multi-cloud management platform.

"RightScale has the experience and the technology to get companies up and running quickly on Windows Azure Infrastructure Services," said Michael Crandell, CEO of RightScale. "Enterprises want IaaS choice. RightScale enables our customers to provision, configure, and automate individual servers or entire deployments on Windows Azure in minutes."

"Microsoft is committed to providing a full range of cloud services on Windows Azure, and RightScale's cloud management solution for Windows Azure is an example of how solutions can give customers additional value," said David Aiken, group product manager, Server and Tools Marketing of Microsoft. "Customers can take advantage of Windows Azure's openness and flexibility while using RightScale for faster onboarding and full-feature automation for their cloud deployments."

Benefits and features of RightScale and Windows Azure include:

  • Faster on-ramp: The combination of Windows Azure and RightScale provide IT professionals and developers a faster on-ramp to the Windows Azure cloud. Customers use customizable pre-built RightScale ServerTemplates™ for dynamic configuration, including an out-of-the-box scalable 3-tier .NET deployments. In addition, customers have access to the RightScale MultiCloud Marketplace, which includes pre-built cloud ServerTemplates, scripts, and architectures published by RightScale, ISV, and SI partners.
  • Automated cloud management: Using the RightScale configuration framework to facilitate efficient, automated provisioning and operations on Windows Azure. RightScale supports both Windows and Linux on Windows Azure and provides auto-scaling based on application specific custom metrics such as number of SQL Server queries.
  • Global deployments: RightScale provides global management of the six geographic regions provided by Windows Azure, enabling customers to move workloads among regions and architect for high availability and disaster recovery across regions.
  • Multi-cloud management: RightScale delivers a multi-cloud management view for customers to manage their Windows Azure public cloud deployments alongside other public or private cloud deployments -- using the same configuration and automation methodology for both cloud architectures.

To find out more about RightScale, the RightScale "Get Your App to Azure" program and Windows Azure, please visit www.rightscale.com/azure, call: 1.866.720.0208 (toll free) or +1.805.855.0265.

About RightScale
RightScale® Inc., cloud management enables organizations to easily deploy and manage business-critical applications across public, private, and hybrid clouds. RightScale provides efficient configuration, monitoring, automation, and governance of cloud computing infrastructure and applications. RightScale supports 15 public and private clouds, which include AWS, Rackspace Open Cloud, Windows Azure, Google Compute Engine, HP, SoftLayer, Logicworks, IDCF and Datapipe as well as private clouds based on OpenStack and CloudStack. Since 2006, millions of servers have been launched with the RightScale solution by leading enterprises including the Associated Press, CBS Interactive, Intercontinental Hotels Group, PBS, and Zynga.

RightScale is a registered trademark of RightScale, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. Other product or company names mentioned may be trademarks or trade names of their respective companies.

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