Skyport Systems is Named a 2017 Cool Vendor in Compute Platforms by Gartner

Cloud-Managed and Secure, the new “Cool” in Hyper-converged Infrastructure

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--()--Skyport Systems, a leading secure hyper-converged infrastructure provider for the hybrid enterprise, today announced it has been named a Cool Vendor in the “Cool Vendors for Compute Platforms, 2017” report by Gartner Inc., the world’s premier information technology research and advisory company. The report evaluates interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services in the hyper-converged integrated system space.

Organizations don’t want to spend the time and resources to build, integrate and maintain the infrastructure for their business and at the same time the cloud is not appropriate for all applications. Skyport is unique in the company’s ability to deliver the cloud management experience to on-premises Hyper-converged Infrastructure. Skyport’s systems are completely cloud managed with zero on-premises management infrastructure. In addition, Skyport has taken convergence further by offering a complete software defined datacenter “in a box”, including server, storage, and networking and security controls completely integrated to ensure a superior user experience.

“Skyport is honored to be named a Cool Vendor by Gartner and feel this recognition is due to all the hard work and innovation our team has poured into creating a novel and impactful approach to enterprise infrastructure,” said Art Gilliland, CEO of Skyport Systems. “Organizations spend too much time focused on the establishment of a secure platform to run their business. Skyport’s cloud-managed, hyper-converged systems deliver a powerful and simple platform to run, manage and protect the organization’s important systems at a cost that is up to 40% less than the current approach – our customers think that is cool too.”

While Skyport can run any application that can be virtualized; customers typically leverage Skyport to solve the following challenges:

● Building secure enclaves for important IT systems like Active Directory, DNS and other management and control plane systems

● Providing secure edge services to simplify the policy complexity, increase flexibility and speed of building and operating in hybrid cloud environments

● Simplifying deployment and management of distributed and branch systems.

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Gartner, Inc[4] ., Cool Vendors for Compute Platforms, 2017, Andrew Butler et. al, 24 April 2017.

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About Skyport Systems

Skyport Systems helps innovative companies gain the control and confidence to securely run their critical applications. The company offers the award-winning SkySecure, the industry’s first hyper-converged system that simplifies the deployment, management and security of today’s complex data center. With security built-in from the ground up, SkySecure offers assurance protection of an on-premises solution with the flexibility and agility of a fully managed cloud-based infrastructure. By combining compute, virtualization, networking and storage onto a single platform, IT departments can streamline and automate their daily operations and maintenance that saves time and resources, without sacrificing security or performance. Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. Skyport is funded by Cisco Ventures, Index Ventures, Intel Capital, Google Ventures, and Sutter Hill Ventures. For more information, visit

Skyport and SkySecure are registered trademark of Skyport Systems, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.


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Chad Torbin, 415-548-6536