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Cloud Cruiser Announces General Availability of its Enterprise Suite of Cost Management Solutions for Private, Hybrid and Cloud Computing Environments

Nimbula and Gale Technologies partner with Cloud Cruiser to add a new cost management solution for cloud cost computing and management infrastructures

ROSEVILLE, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud Cruiser, the leader in cloud cost management solutions, today announced the general availability (GA) of the Cloud Cruiser cloud cost management solution for private, hybrid and public cloud computing infrastructures. Targeting both cloud providers and enterprises, the new product offers ongoing workflow tools that provide management and accounting capabilities for optimizing capex and opex costs in heterogeneous cloud computing environments. Key components include cost transparency, cost accountability, cost empowerment and cost control; all critical elements for ensuring a seamless migration to the cloud.

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Cloud Cruiser will be conducting live product demonstrations in their booth (# 1167) at VMworld 2011 taking place August 29 - September 1 at the Venetian and The Wynn in Las Vegas. In conjunction with the GA release, the company today announced partnerships with Nimbula and Gale Technologies.

"Nimbula Director and Cloud Cruiser make a powerful combination for offering geographically scalable, secure and automated cost optimized cloud solutions," said Willem van Biljon, Co-Founder and VP of Products at Nimbula. "Partnering with Cloud Cruiser enables us to now offer customers a way for enterprises and service providers to manage cost across powerful private, hybrid and public cloud infrastructures."

"The GaleForce Platform allows users to cost effectively reserve and schedule resources, and execute workloads on a shared, heterogeneous environment," stated Nariman Teymourian, President & CEO of Gale Technologies. "With Cloud Cruiser those users can now optimize these resources with next generation chargeback capabilities in order to increase visibility into resource utilization and proactively manage, control and reduce their cloud computing costs."

"One of the core reasons for companies to migrate to the cloud is lower computing costs. Nimbula and Gale Technologies can now add Cloud Cruiser's cost management solution to their enterprise cloud offerings," noted Dave Zabrowski, Founder & CEO of Cloud Cruiser. "This gives enterprises and cloud providers the confidence to manage their private, hybrid and public clouds, maximize cost savings and financially justify the decision to move significant workloads to the cloud."

Cloud-centric businesses can now see, charge, control and own every workload in their network ranging from the corporation to business unit to project all the way to the end-user level.

About Cloud Cruiser

Cloud Cruiser is the leader in cloud cost management solutions. Cloud Cruiser's cost management software is designed specifically for enterprises and server providers to gain transparency, accountability, chargeback and proactive controls of their IT costs across a heterogeneous environment of internal, private and public workloads. Cloud-centric businesses can now see, charge, control and own every workload to the end-user level. With Cloud Cruiser, the Federal Government, large providers such as Microsoft, HP, Dell, Amazon, Google, Savvis, Rackspace, VMware, and Nimbula will be able to cost optimize their entire cloud-centric infrastructures. For more information visit: www.cloudcruiser.com. For a demo visit: http://www.cloudcruiser.com/solutions/request_a_demo.asp

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