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Eucalyptus Systems, creator of the most widely deployed on-premise cloud computing platform, on Wednesday announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of its OnDemand Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies a company's leadership amongst its peers, and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. Eucalyptus was recognized by the AlwaysOn editorial team and a group of industry experts based on its innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

Eucalyptus is the world's most widely deployed software platform for on-premise Infrastructure as a Service clouds. Eucalyptus was selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by prestigious investors, bankers, journalists, and industry experts based on a rigorous three-month process conducted by the AlwaysOn editorial team.

"Innovative web and mobile companies need the capability to run applications anywhere and anytime using the power of the cloud," said Marten Mickos, CEO of Eucalyptus. "Eucalyptus is a unique combination of open source technology and enterprise robustness. We thank AlwaysOn for this recognition which pays tribute to the dedication and hard work of our team."

"Digital information has expanded exponentially during the past year. As the emergence of robust, innovative apps needed to manage this information continues, a complex world of interconnected business intelligence and ideas is being created at a new macro level," says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "This year's OnDemand 100 winners are continuing to use disruptive technology and ideas to merge valuable legacy data and systems with new, vital streams of information. The results are being deployed in the cloud by any number of SaaS products and services, changing the way all business coexist. The OnDemand 100 continues to represent some of the highest-growth opportunities in the private company marketplace."

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