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November 01, 2012

ZSL Wins TMC Cloud Computing Excellence Award for SmartPrise Cloud Manager

"Recognizing leaders in the advancement of cloud computing, TMC (News - Alert) is proud

ZSL’s SmartPrise Cloud Manager (SCM) is a cross-cloud management console that brings the best cloud management tools to popular cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services, Rackspace, OpSource, Microsoft (News - Alert), IBM, Canonical Ubuntu, RightScale, Google and many more.

The SCM solution has won TMC’s annual Cloud Computing Excellence Award.

 to announce ZSL as a recipient of the second annual Cloud Computing Excellence Award," said Rich Tehrani (News - Alert), CEO at TMC. "SmartPrise Cloud Manager has demonstrated innovation as well as the ability to improve the cloud."

Forrester Research, in its report, “Sizing the Cloud,” predicted that the global cloud computing market will reach $241 billion in 2020 compared to $40.7 in 2010.

Cloud management solutions like SCM accelerate cloud growth by acting as a centralized management console for applications, storage servers and other disaster and recovery operations on various cloud platforms of the public, private, hybrid and community clouds. It allows one to provision, configure, orchestrate, automate and monitor applications running in multi cloud infrastructure.

The advantage of SCM is that it helps businesses access all types of clouds through one unified management console, allowing enterprises to manage and monitor cloud apps with ease and leverage the real benefits of cloud infrastructure.

"We are proud to receive the recognition for the 2nd consecutive year. This comes as a great encouragement for our Cloud Computing initiative to drive the innovation in developing and delivering the business aligned private and public cloud solutions which would bring the Business Process Agility and Cost Reduction at the IT Infrastructure level," said Shiv Kumar, executive vice president, ZSL.

The Cloud Computing Excellence Awards are given to companies that have most effectively leveraged cloud computing in their efforts to bring new, differentiated offerings to market.

"The cloud delivery model has fueled a competitive spirit within the vendor, developer and provider communities, that has resulted in a wave of new products, services and applications being introduced at an unprecedented rate," said Erik Linask (News - Alert), group editorial director at TMC.

Edited by Braden Becker

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