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RSS Names Christian Reilly as Vice President of Enterprise Solutions, a leading provider of open source cloud computing software for public and private cloud environments, today announced Christian Reilly as vice president of enterprise solutions. Reilly brings more than 15 years of experience and will be responsible for increasing visibility of the company’s flagship technology, CloudStack, in the market and helping enterprises make a successful transition to the cloud.

“Christian is a pioneer of the private cloud and incredibly articulate and well-versed in the benefits enterprises gain from moving to this new paradigm of IT. His extensive hands-on experience, and skill in strategically architecting and deploying the Bechtel cloud is unmatched,” said Sheng Liang, CEO and founder of “ has a number of enterprise customers running similar clouds that will benefit from Christian's expertise. We look forward to Christian joining our team.”

Named to’s list of the “Top 10 cloud computing leaders of 2011,” Reilly was most recently the manager of the global systems engineering team at Bechtel, where he built one of the largest private cloud infrastructures to date. Joining Bechtel in 1996, Reilly has been responsible for enterprise engineering of data center, virtualization, cloud, client, network, video and voice. Additionally, he managed the sourcing management group and led global IT procurement, contracts, and vendor management.

“I am pleased to be working with such a forward-thinking company like Their focus on building large and successful enterprise clouds coupled with an executive team with deep expertise in the cloud industry is unmatched by the majority of companies in the space,” said Reilly. “ is already receiving great traction in the private cloud realm, and my goal is to continue expanding that market. I feel that coming to join this team from the customer side illustrates how much I believe in this company, their mission and the technology they create."

Recognizing that organizations currently face a daunting task when trying to build their own IaaS cloud environment, provides customers with the fastest path to owning their own cloud by offering the latest and the most advanced software platform for building highly scalable, highly reliable cloud computing environments. currently enables over 50 large-scale clouds in production that have been built on its market-leading open source cloud computing solution including Zynga,, KT, Nokia Research Center, Tata Communications, GreenQloud and Logicworks. technologies can be deployed on-premise or as hosted cloud services.

Published Wednesday, July 06, 2011 2:45 PM by David Marshall
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