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Now It's Easier Than Ever to Implement Piston OpenStack(TM) in Europe

Neophase Technologies Joins Piston's Partner Program to Accelerate OpenStack(R) Private Cloud Adoption in Europe

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 07/30/14 -- Neophase Technologies Limited, a leading European private cloud software and services company, today announced it has entered into a partnership with Piston Cloud Computing, Inc., to distribute Piston OpenStack in Europe. The partnership combines the power of Piston OpenStack, the company's agile OpenStack private cloud software, with Neophase's cloud computing expertise to help businesses across Europe meet their business objectives.

Piston OpenStack software allows DevOps teams to easily deploy and manage an OpenStack® private cloud without IT operations expertise or specialized appliances. Providing virtualized compute, storage, networking, and management through self-service interfaces and APIs, and interoperable with leading PaaS and big data solutions, Piston OpenStack delivers the agility and cost savings of public cloud without the hassle of managing a typical on-premise solution.

Neophase offers Piston's turn-key software product that allows customers to build a secure, scalable, cost-effective private cloud either hosted either on premise or off premise in one of Neophase's partner data centres.

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"We identified Piston as having the superior OpenStack product offering that can help our customers achieve their business goals in a secure and simple deployment of private cloud. We've developed a lot of respect for Piston the company, the professionalism of its people and the Piston OpenStack product. Now, we're excited to bring Piston's innovative turn-key OpenStack product to help drive business productivity in Europe with innovation in the cloud space."
- Sue Frost, CEO of Neophase

"We are pleased to welcome Neophase to the Piston partner program. As a trusted reseller and cloud expert, this partnership provides Piston with the opportunity to better enable businesses across Europe adopt an agile software development environment. We look forward to working together to offer customers a competitive advantage with our best-of-breed turn-key private cloud software and Neophase's unprecedented expertise."
- Jim Morrisroe, CEO of Piston

About Neophase Technologies
Founded in 2012 by UK Tech Entrepreneurs with 14 years of West Coast experience, Neophase Technologies Limited is a European & UK based Private/Hybrid Cloud solutions company specializing in Piston OpenStack™ for Enterprise/SMB. Neophase designs and provides complete solutions for secure, scalable, highly available and cost-effective turn-key Private Clouds on X86 commodity hardware. Deployments can be either on-premise or hosted in one of over 300 Neophase partnered facilities worldwide. Neophase assists with all sizes of deployment from startup/POC to scale out. Visit Neophase online at www.neophase.eu.

About Piston Cloud Computing, Inc.
Founded in 2011, Piston makes private cloud software that enables DevOps teams to easily deploy and manage a complete OpenStack-based application development environment without IT operations expertise or specialized appliances. Piston delivers the agility and cost savings of public cloud without the hassle of managing a typical on-premise solution. Piston is an OpenStack Foundation Gold Member, based in San Francisco, and funded by True Ventures, Hummer Winblad, Swisscom Ventures, Cisco Systems, Inc., Data Collective, and Divergent Ventures. Visit Piston online at www.pistoncloud.com.

Media Contacts
Sue Frost
Neophase Technologies Limited
+44 (0)20 3286 9293
[email protected]

Kelly Indrieri
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc.
+1 (415) 971 3181
[email protected]

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