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RightScale Launches New 'Get your App to Azure' Program

RightScale Inc., a demonstrated leader in enterprise multi-cloud management, today launched the ‘Get your App to Azure' program for enterprises planning to deploy applications to Windows Azure Infrastructure Services.  Through this new program, RightScale empowers companies to accelerate the process of deploying or migrating applications to the Windows Azure cloud by combining the RightScale multi-cloud management platform with professional services from RightScale cloud experts.  

RightScale will be at the Microsoft //build/ Developer Conference (#bldwin) in San Francisco June 26 through 28, demonstrating the RightScale cloud management platform and discussing the "Get your App to Azure" program.

"The Get your App to Azure program combines RightScale cloud management and the consulting services companies need to get up and running quickly on Windows Azure Infrastructure Services," said Daniel Moore, vice president of services at RightScale. "RightScale experts will help enterprises evaluate existing on-premises applications and decide which applications will benefit most from the cloud. For enterprises that have developed cloud-ready applications, RightScale multi-cloud management technology will enable them to add Windows Azure to their public cloud portfolio."

"Windows Azure offers customer choice in how they deploy to the cloud, including Windows Azure Platform Services and Windows Azure Infrastructure Services," said David Aiken, group product marketing manager, Server and Tools Marketing, Microsoft. "Customers who choose Windows Azure Infrastructure Services can take advantage of RightScale solutions and services to accelerate onboarding of their cloud application deployments."

Benefits and features of RightScale and Windows Azure include:
  • Expert Guidance: Since 2006, RightScale experts have helped enterprises deploy millions of servers in the cloud.  RightScale's Windows Azure professionals will work with enterprises to help assess, plan and guide application deployments and migrations to Windows Azure.
  • Faster On-ramp: The RightScale platform provides IT professionals and developers a faster on-ramp to the Windows Azure cloud. Customers can take advantage of customizable pre-built RightScale ServerTemplatesTM, including out-of-the-box scalable 3-tier .NET deployments with support for both Windows and Linux.  RightScale also provides automation capabilities such as auto-scaling based on application-specific custom metrics such as number of SQL Server queries.
  • Multi-cloud Management: RightScale delivers a multi-cloud management platform for customers to manage their Windows Azure public cloud deployments alongside other public or private cloud deployments -- using the same configuration and automation methodology across diverse cloud architectures.
To find out more about RightScale and Windows Azure, please visit our booth at the Microsoft //build/ Developer Conference. Alternatively, you can learn more about the RightScale "Get Your App to Azure" program by visiting
Published Thursday, June 27, 2013 6:46 PM by David Marshall
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