RightScale First to Resell Google Compute Engine

RightScale First to Resell Google Compute Engine 
Leader in Cloud Management Provides Integrated Offering of Services,
Management, Support for New Google Cloud 
SANTA BARBARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/26/13 --   RightScale(R)
Inc., the leader in cloud computing management, today announced it's
the first partner to resell Google Compute Engine. RightScale
integration of its cloud management platform with Google Compute
Engine provides customers with comprehensive management and
automation for the Google Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud. As a
Google strategic partner and reseller, RightScale will also offer
tailored onboarding packages through its professional services
organization and world-class support for customers. 
RightScale is now the first Google reseller to provide a streamlined
and fully supported path for users wanting to trial and purchase
Google Compute Engine. When developers and organizations choose to
deploy their workloads on Google Compute Engine, the RightScale cloud
management platform creates efficient, automated provisioning and
operations. Using RightScale, customers can automate and customize
the build-up, operation, and break-down of many types of workloads,
from on-demand data analysis clusters, to batch processing, to 3-tier
web apps built to specific customer requirements. With this
announcement, customers will be able to purchase Google Compute
Engine services directly from RightScale and leverage on-boarding and
support services from RightScale's professional services team.  
RightScale and Google will also offer custom solutions created for
industry verticals, including Advertising, Media, Entertainment and
Gaming. The industry specific solutions will provide speed to market,
scalability and consistent performance -- critical for the global
applications deployed by those verticals.  
"RightScale is the leader in cloud management with deep expertise
helping customers take full advantage of the cloud. They allow
organizations to start quickly and provides them a path to accelerate
their cloud projects by streamlining ongoing operations," said Dan
Powers, Director Cloud Platform Sales & GTM, Google. "RightScale is
an important partner in helping customers leverage the agility and
power of Google Compute Engine." 
RightScale and Google Compute Engine provide a powerful combination
for customers. One such customer, GURU Menu chose RightScale to
launch its new application on Google Compute Engine. GURU Menu is a
leading advertising platform that helps retail brands connect with
consumers in real time on mobile devices. With proprietary in and
out-of-store marketing platforms, GURU Menu uses precise
location-based content delivery to help clients develop customized,
measurable campaigns for acquisition, cross-selling and retention of
their most valuable consumers.  
GURU Menu engaged RightScale to manage the onboarding and deployment
on Google Compute Engine in order to accelerate time-to-market for
their new application and provide ongoing management capabilities
such as auto-scaling, automation and monitoring.  
"When we began building our latest application we made the choice to
go with RightScale and Google Compute Engine to support massive and
unpredictable consumer interaction," said Sean Sharefi, President of
GURU Menu. "Google Compute Engine delivers the speed, performance and
consistency that we need and RightScale makes it easy to get started
and automate operations. We need partners that ensure our targeted
consumers have the best experience using our advertising platform." 
"Google is poised to be a dominant player in
Infrastructure-as-a-Service, particularly where Internet-scale,
reliability and dynamic resources are required," said Thorsten von
Eicken, CTO of RightScale. "Our own internal tests and early response
from our beta customers demonstrate that Google Compute Engine has a
remarkably consistent performance level. The combination of our cloud
management technology, support and professional services with Google
Compute Engine creates the positive experience and quality of service
that meets the high standards for which RightScale is known." 
To find out more please visit www.rightscale.com/google or call:
1.866.720.0208 (toll free) or +1.805.855.0265. To learn more about
the Google Compute Engine please visit http://cloud.google.com. 
About RightScale 
RightScale(R) 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. 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. 
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