Woody Rollins

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Alibaba, Google and AppScale

I am fresh back from my first trip to China and my eyes are wide open.  Wow.  What an amazing, deeply cultural and opportunity-rich experience.  I was struck with the warmth and courtesy I received at each of my important meetings; AlibabaMicrosoft, Tencent, 21Vianet, Forrester Research and Unisplendour Corporation.  I was given a tour of the state-of-the art Alibaba facilities and served traditional chrysanthemum tea at Microsoft.  

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Gartner, Google, AppScale and UCSB

The mention of AppScale in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant came as a surprise to us at AppScale.  It wasn’t that AppScale was mentioned; after all, our customers

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Gartner Magic Quadrant


I was pleasantly surprised last week when I read the latest Gartner report,
Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Platform as a Service, Worldwide and found that our aPaaS,  AppScale was prominently mentioned.  

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Why an AppScale / Canonical Partnership Is Important

It’s exciting to be partnering with Canonical / Ubuntu again as a member of their Charm Partner Program.

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It's All About Customer Success

I am humbled and proud this week after learning that InfoWorld has honored AppScale with a 2014 Bossie Award for Best Open Source Data Center and Cloud Software.

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An Open Letter to CIOs

Enterprise CIO’s are under fire. The enterprise demands agility and innovation at a rapid pace. Competition is fierce and the stakes are high. 

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Understanding AppScale: The PaaS Value Proposition

Last month AppScale was recognized by Gartner in their latest report, “Coolest Vendors in PaaS, 2014.” 

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