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Gartner Names Enomaly Cool Vendor

Gartner Names Enomaly Cool Vendor in Cloud Computing System and Application Infrastructure, 2009

I am honored to announce that Gartner has included Enomaly in their "Cool Vendor in Cloud Computing System and Application Infrastructure, 2009*". This report outlines cloud-based system and application infrastructure services that they say are emerging as a foundation on which to build and run cloud-based applications. In the report Gartner reviews a collection of small and innovative vendors providing these services. I'd like to thank Daryl C. Plummer and the rest of the infrastructure team at Gartner for including us.

To access the report, you’ll have to talk to Gartner first. It is available here.

*Cool Vendor Disclaimer
About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process

Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose.

Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

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An instigator, part time provocateur, bootstrapper, amateur cloud lexicographer, and purveyor of random thoughts, 140 characters at a time.

Reuven is an early innovator in the cloud computing space as the founder of Enomaly in 2004 (Acquired by Virtustream in February 2012). Enomaly was among the first to develop a self service infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform (ECP) circa 2005. As well as SpotCloud (2011) the first commodity style cloud computing Spot Market.

Reuven is also the co-creator of CloudCamp (100+ Cities around the Globe) CloudCamp is an unconference where early adopters of Cloud Computing technologies exchange ideas and is the largest of the ‘barcamp’ style of events.