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DotCloud Sweeps GigaOm's Structure LaunchPad Awards

June 24, 2011 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA

DotCloud, the multi-stack Platform as a Service (PaaS), announced today that it has won both the People's Choice Award and the Judges' Award at the LaunchPad event at GigaOm's Structure conference. Widely attended by industry insiders, analysts and investors, Structure is the largest and most influential conference in the cloud computing industry. Focusing on the cloud's maturity, this year's LaunchPad showcased cloud start-up companies that emphasized revolutionary approaches to cloud architecture and application development.

DotCloud was chosen from among eleven finalists for its forward-thinking vision and strong business model. Presenting on stage at Structure 2011, Solomon Hykes, co-founder and CEO of DotCloud, highlighted the importance of flexibility, availability and control in the cloud.

"Winning these industry awards on the heel of our launch solidifies our position in the market, and we're energized by the incredible response we've received," said Hykes.

DotCloud's unique platform enables developers to build applications using a range of development and database stacks, while maintaining a single, consistent run-time and management environment. Currently supported stack components include: PHP, Ruby, Python, Perl, Java, Node.JS, MySQL, Redis, RabbitMQ, Solr, MongoDB and PostgreSQL. Developers can start using DotCloud today for free by signing up at

About DotCloud:
DotCloud is a new kind of PaaS that lets developers build, deploy and scale applications in the cloud using virtually any combination of language and database stacks without the need for additional hardware or software. DotCloud offers a single point of management, enabling developers and IT organizations to seamlessly leverage innovations in developer tools and technologies. Based in San Francisco and funded by Benchmark Capital and Trinity Ventures, DotCloud was founded by Solomon Hykes and Sebastien Pahl in 2010. For more information on DotCloud, visit

About GigaOM
Founded in 2006, GigaOM has grown into the leading provider of online media, events and research for global technology innovators. The company is one of the most credible and insightful voices at the intersection of business and technology, with an online audience of more than 4 million monthly unique visitors; industry-leading events, including Structure, Mobilize, NewTeeVee Live, Net:Work, Green:Net and Structure Big Data; and a pioneering market research service and digital community, GigaOM Pro, which provides insider access to expert analysis on emerging technology markets.

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