PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AppFog, the leading cloud-based platform-as-a-service (PaaS) today announced that its AppFog PaaS is verified as Citrix Ready®. The Citrix Ready program helps customers identify third-party solutions that are recommended to enhance networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix Systems, Inc. AppFog completed a rigorous verification process to ensure compatibility with Citrix CloudStack™, providing confidence in joint solution compatibility.
The Citrix Ready program makes it easy for customers to identify complementary products and solutions that can enhance Citrix environments. Customers can be confident that AppFog PaaS has successfully passed a series of tests established by Citrix, can be trusted to work effectively with CloudStack in order to accelerate cloud application deployments, and offer customers added choice.
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.
“As a member of the Citrix Ready program, we are able to offer customers intelligent solutions that combine the AppFog PaaS with Citrix products such as CloudStack,” said Lucas Carlson, founder and CEO of AppFog. “Our involvement with the Citrix Ready partner program furthers our goal of working closely with trusted partners to provide a wide range of options that bring the highest quality experience for our customers.”
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About the Citrix Ready Program
The Citrix Ready program identifies verified solutions that are trusted to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix, including Citrix® XenDesktop®, XenApp™, XenServer®, NetScaler® and GoToMeeting®. The Citrix Ready designation is awarded to third party products that have successfully met verification criteria set by Citrix, and gives customers an added confidence in the compatibility of the joint solution offering. The Citrix Ready program leverages industry-leading alliances across the Citrix partner eco-system to meet a wide variety customer needs, and currently incorporates over 2,800 partners who have demonstrated more than 18,000 product verifications. It also includes the Citrix Ready Community Verified program, which allows customers to see thousands of products that have been verified by other customers to work in their production environments. The Citrix Ready program received the Alliance Excellence Award from the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP) for creating a strong community through implementation of new, innovative best practices. More information about the Citrix Ready program can be found at www.citrix.com/citrixready. Reach Citrix ready using social media via the Citrix Ready blog site and Twitter.
AppFog, Inc. is the creator of leading platform-as-a-service products PHP Fog and AppFog. With robust multi-language and multi-infrastructure support, AppFog is the leading modern and agnostic PaaS, while PHP Fog is the best PHP PaaS on the market today. Used by developers worldwide to deploy more than 20,000 applications, AppFog delivers a reliable, scalable and fast platform for deploying applications in the cloud. AppFog is a private company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. To learn more, visit http://www.appfog.com.
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