RightScale Supports Windows Azure Infrastructure Services General Availability
RightScale With Windows Azure Provides Users Comprehensive Automation
SANTA BARBARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/16/13 -- RightScale(R)
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
"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
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(TM) 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 a
uto-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
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
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.
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.
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