Loudcloud's Infrastructure Services Selected By Work.com; New Joint Venture Joins Eazel, HopeLink, Juniper Bank and UPromise for Loudcloud's Infrastructure Expertise.
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Loudcloud, Inc., a leading provider of Internet infrastructure services, today announced that Work.com, a new joint venture between Excite@Home and Dow Jones Dow Jones
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Work.com selected Loudcloud so it could focus on building the company and getting to market quickly on a platform that was reliable and scalable. By turning over the deployment and management of the infrastructure to Loudcloud, Work.com engineers focused on developing an online network that allows business people to stay current with customized news, identify strategic partners and service vendors and find solutions to their critical business challenges. As a result of partnering with Loudcloud, Work.com was able to go from an inception to launch in 90 days.
"For Work.com to have the trust of its customers, it has to be up and running all the time - period," said Don Hutchison Donald Oliver Hutchison (born 9 May 1971 in Gateshead, UK) is a football player. He plays in either midfield or attacking positions. He currently plays for Luton Town. He has earned 26 caps for the Scottish national team. , Chairman and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , Work.com. "People depend on us to be their definitive source of information and applications, so we have to have a rock solid foundation. The commitment of quality that Loudcloud's service level agreement represents, and the fact that we can leverage Loudcloud's vast technical knowledge are key reasons Work.com chose Loudcloud."
"Our sole focus is to provide our customers with world-class Internet infrastructure technology and services," said Ben Horowitz, CEO of Loudcloud. "That enables our customers to develop leading, cutting-edge products and services. We are thrilled to be working with Work.com and enabling them to focus on building their innovative online business network."
In addition to Work.com, Loudcloud also announced that Eazel, HopeLink, Juniper juniper, any tree or shrub of the genus Juniperus, aromatic evergreens of the family Cupressaceae (cypress family), widely distributed over the north temperate zone. Many are valuable as a source of lumber and oil. Bank and UPromise have also teamed with Loudcloud to leverage its expertise in deploying, managing and monitoring highly scaleable infrastructure products that makeup makeup
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