|[October 03, 2012]
Nexmo and Cloudinary Join AppFog's Add-On Partner Ecosystem
PORTLAND, Ore. --(Business Wire)--
the leading cloud-based platform-as-a-service (PaaS), today announced
have joined its growing add-on program of third-party service providers.
AppFog's add-on program includes well over a dozen partners offering
services to bolster AppFog capabilities, including ClearDB, CloudMailin,
Blitz.io, Iron.io, New Relic, MemCachier, MongoLab, MailGun, MongoHQ and
"Developers have been clamoring for additional functionality from our
add-on ecosystem. With the addition of mobile and image management
partners, we continue to deliver what developers need," said Lucas
Carlson, Founder and CEO of AppFog. "Our goal is to give our customers
access to all the services and features that they could possibly need to
build, deploy and manage production and enterprise workloads across
clouds. With these new partners, we continue to demonstrate our
commitment to making life easier for our users and customers."
Nexmo is a simple two-way SMS API with global reach and wholesale
pricing. To increase deliverability and reduce latency, Nexmo uses
a direct-to-carrier model, eliminating hops in the chain.
"We are really excited about our partnership with AppFog. We believe
that AppFog represents the state-of-the-art in cross-cloud PaaS and is
an ideal platform for mobile developers looking to build highly scalable
apps," said Eric Nadalin, CTO of Nexmo. "Combining our easy-to-use
global and wholesale SMS API with AppFog's robust platform gives
developers the fastest and most scalable way to grow mobile apps. We
look forward to helping to build the AppFog ecosystem."
Launched in December 2011, AppFog's add-on program today brings together
more than a dozen partner providers on the AppFog ecosystem platform.
The growing ecosystem is enabling developers to more easily pick and
choose third-party service providers to help build and manage highly
reliable and scalable applications through AppFog's intuitive interface.
With the company's rapidly growing customer base responding very
favorably to the company's robust platform, AppFog plans to further
expand its partner ecosystem to meet the needs of its users.
Cloudinary streamlines all of a web application's image management
needs. It seamlessly delivers website images from the cloud to users,
automatically performing smart image manipulation without requiring the
installation of any complex software.
"We are very excited to have AppFog customers using our service to
streamline their image management process," said Nadav Soferman,
Co-founder of Cloudinary. "With a single click, developers can now
utilize Cloudinary to move their website's images and other assets to
the cloud, and automatically perform smart image resizing, cropping,
merging, overlay, watermark, apply effects, rotations and perform format
conversions. It's never been easier to get started with Cloudinary."
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.
AppFog customers can visit the add-ons catalog at http://appfog.com/products/appfog/add-ons/.
Once an add-on is selected, developers can immediately start using the
service. Nexmo and Cloudinary add-ons are now available.
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AppFog is the leading polyglot and infrastructure agnostic
Platform-as-a-Service provider. AppFog's products provide robust
enterprise and production workload support. With a focus on workload
interoperability and portability, and support for a wide range of
infrastructure providers, AppFog is paving the way for a lock-in free
future for the cloud. Founded in Portland, Ore., AppFog is a private
company. To learn more, visit http://www.appfog.com.
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