Engine Yard Named to SD Times 100 List SAN FRANCISCO, July 6, 2010 – Engine Yard, the leading cloud computing platform for Ruby on Rails, today announced that has been named to SD Times magazine's "SD Times 100" list for 2010 in the Web, Web 2.0, RIA category. SD Times, a leading IT publication, selected Engine Yard because of its position in the PaaS market as a top innovator and leader as well as its contributions to the Ruby on Rails community.
The SD Times 100 recognizes companies, individuals and non-commercial organizations (such as open source projects) for their innovation and leadership in the field of software development. The SD Times editorial team, with nominations from SD Times readers, reviewed companies, individuals and organizations that they consider to be innovative and industry-leading to arrive at the SD Times 100 list for 2010.
"The software development industry is led by innovative companies like Engine Yard," said Alan Zeichick, Editorial Director of BZ Media's SD Times. "When choosing the 2010 SD Times 100, we carefully considered each organization's products and services, reputation with software development managers, and the new ideas and thought leadership that it has brought to the industry. Thanks to companies like Engine Yard, named to this year’s list, the art and science of software development continues to advance at a rapid pace."
The SD times 100 recognition follows the success of Engine Yard tripling its cloud customer base over a six-month period, partnering with Terremark to deliver xCloud, an enterprise cloud product, and the introduction of the first ever JRuby developer support offering. The full list of SD Times 100 winners can be found on the SD Times website at: http://www.sdtimes.com/go/2010sdt100
About Engine Yard
Engine Yard is the leading provider of automation technologies and services for Ruby on Rails, including the Engine Yard Cloud, a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for web developers and web teams. It provides easy-to-use, automated Rails application deployment and management, with a design philosophy that allows easy migration of existing applications. Engine Yard helps development teams realize productivity gains and cost savings by eliminating the operational overhead caused by application deployment issues and managing complex infrastructures. A significant contributor to the advancement of Open Source projects, Engine Yard employs top industry experts and sponsors or directly contributes to many projects such as Ruby on Rails, JRuby and Rubinius Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., Engine Yard is backed by Benchmark Capital, New Enterprise Associates, and Amazon.com.
About SD Times
BZ Media's SD Times (www.sdtimes.com) is the twice-monthly newspaper of record for the software development industry, and is published in print and digital editions. SD Times reaches more than 60,000 subscribers in 131 countries.