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CloudCentral Announces Availability of PaaS, Powered by CumuLogic

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Web and Global 2000 enterprises can now accelerate cloud adoption by leveraging the power of Database-as-a-Service, Platform-as-a-Service and much more with CloudCentral’s new Cloud Services Portfolio.

Canberra, Australia and Santa Clara, Calif. – May 13, 2013 –

CloudCentral, an Australian based leading provider of cloud infrastructure services, and CumuLogic, the leading innovator in cloud platform technologies, today announced immediate availability of CloudCentral Cloud Services powered by CumuLogic. CloudCentral customers can test and evaluate CloudCentral’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and other Cloud Services for 30 days free of charge.

Australian developers, enterprise and government customers are evaluating clouds and platforms to understand how the cloud model fits their business requirements. With this offering, customers have an immediate opportunity to use a cloud platform for the rapid development and deployment of cloud-based applications on an enterprise-ready cloud infrastructure optimized for compute and storage performance. CloudCentral Cloud Services will allow developers to accelerate their time-to-market and never again worry about the underlying infrastructure to support the scale they nee”Australian ICT Solution Providers including Software-as-as-Service (SaaS) Developers, Application Service Providers, Online Services and Managed Service providers are seeking an Australian Cloud Services alternative to those provided by Google and Amazon Web Services (AWS). CloudCentral’s Cloud Services offering delivers industry leading functionality and performance, with strong guarantees around security, data sovereignty and data protection. Choosing CloudCentral ensures customers data remains within Australia and is managed by an Australian company,” said CloudCentral Chief, Kristoffer Sheather.

“Organizations that are looking for an enterprise-class public cloud for new application development and for migrating existing applications can now leverage CloudCentral’s public cloud infrastructure with AWS-style cloud services powered by CumuLogic. We are very excited to enter the Australian market with a great partner like CloudCentral to deliver the integrated features and performance required by enterprise developers,” said CumuLogic President and CEO, Mike Soby.

“For organizations like CloudCentral that are looking to deliver automated, elastic, self-service clouds to global customers, Citrix CloudPlatform with CumuLogic’s platform delivers efficient, limitless scale and fast deployment of applications. As a result, CloudCentral’s clients of any size can quickly and easily expand and innovate their business in the cloud,” said Derrick Loi, Senior Director, Cloud Platform Group, Asia Pacific at Citrix Systems.

CloudCentral Cloud Services provide support for new and existing applications, and can be deployed on both private hosted and public clouds, enabling a clear path toward a seamless hybrid cloud model.

Special Offer

For a limited time, CloudCentral is offering a sandbox free of charge for 30 days. Developers can request a free account at http://www.cloudcentral.com.au/paas.

At the conclusion of the evaluation period, enterprises will be able to continue to use a dedicated PaaS on CloudCentral’s Australian cloud platform.  CloudCentral PaaS will be available on-demand with hourly, monthly or annual pay-as-you-grow (PAYG) pricing like the rest of CloudCentral’s products including Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS).

About CloudCentral

CloudCentral is a 100 percent Australian owned and operated provider of highly scalable, secure, dynamic cloud infrastructure services. We focus on providing superior services to Australian ICT Solution Providers including Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) developers, Managed Service Providers, Application Service Providers, and IT Systems Integrators and Telcos.

CloudCentral’s cloud platform services are provided on-demand, with a true pay-as-you-grow model with no upfront costs.  CloudCentral is a member of the Australian Government Information management Office (AGIMO) Data Centre-as-a-Service (DCaaS) Multi-Use-List (MUL) for cloud services.

CloudCentral’s Australian data center locations include TransACT (Canberra) and NEXTDC (Canberra).  TransACT and Equinix data centers are members of the Australian Government Whole-of-Government (WHoG) approved panel.

CloudCentral services include a strong Service Level Agreement (SLA) and strong guarantees around data sovereignty and security.  For more information, go to www.cloudcentral.com.au. 

About CumuLogic
CumuLogic is a software provider that enables enterprises and cloud providers to develop and deploy applications in public, private and hybrid cloud environments. CumuLogic is redefining Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) to include individual modular cloud services, including Database-as-a-Service, Elastic Cache, Elastic Load Balancer and more. For more information, go to www.cumulogic.com.
Contacts:
Peter Koelewijn, CloudCentral
+61 414 573 130
[email protected]Laura Ventura, CumuLogic
+1 650 208 0718
[email protected]

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