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AppFog Announces Latest Installment of Add-On Program with Partners ClearDB and CloudMailin

AppFog, the leading cloud-based platform-as-a-service (PaaS), today announced the addition of ClearDB and CloudMailin to its established add-on program for third-party service providers. These companies join the group of current partners of the rapidly growing program, including New Relic, MongoLab, MailGun, MongoHQ and most recently Blitz.io and Iron.io.

“We are incredibly pleased with the interest around our add-on program, by the caliber of partners joining us and by the robustness of the resulting developer platforms we provide for our customers,” said Lucas Carlson, founder and CEO of AppFog. “ClearDB and CloudMailin are two more great companies that we feel continue to establish our offering as one of the best available on the market for diversity, simplicity and ease-of-use.”

Users have responded well to the add-on program, which makes it easy to manage accounts with third-party services through the AppFog interface. The intuitive interface displays partners’ services allowing the customer to easily integrate additional functionality into the applications they build on the AppFog platform. The company plans to continue expanding its partner ecosystem adding new tools and solutions to the program throughout the year.

"ClearDB is pleased to partner with a top notch platform like AppFog to bring our unique MySQL cloud database service to its developers,” said Michael Russo, VP of Sales and Marketing at ClearDB. “It has been a pleasure to work with the AppFog team, and we look forward to providing its developers with a globally distributed MySQL database management option that keeps users connected to their databases even if entire regions of the Internet should fail."

"We're really excited about offering CloudMailin as an AppFog Add-On,” said Steve Smith, founder of CloudMailin. “When we created CloudMailin, we helped change the way that developers receive email within their web apps. By joining the AppFog Add-On program, we're able to make the process of using CloudMailin even easier for the AppFog community. We're excited about the future of CloudMailin and are eager to see the apps that result from a group of developers that's already pushing the boundaries in the cloud."

AppFog is a complete cloud-based PaaS solution used by tens of thousands of developers to quickly and easily deploy applications to the cloud. By collaborating with its users to understand pain points, AppFog has delivered an innovative platform, supporting PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, Node.js and Perl, that automates the deployment, scaling and management of cloud applications, so developers can focus on their code. Backed by a strong user community, the company is known for its rock-solid service and support along with its commitment to the open source Cloud Foundry project.

Availability

PHP Fog customers can visit the add-ons catalog at http://phpfog.com/addons. Once an add-on is selected, developers can immediately start using the service. CloudDB and CloudMailin support is now available.
Published Wednesday, March 14, 2012 2:25 PM by David Marshall
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