Press Releases

2014

  • Electric Cloud Debuts ‘Continuous Discussions’, a Community Forum Dedicated to Sharing Ideas on Agile, DevOps and Continuous Delivery

    Electric Cloud, the leader in enterprise Continuous Delivery, today announced “Continuous Discussions,” a new series of online events featuring a rotating panel of industry practitioners who will address trends around Agile development, Continuous Integration, DevOps, Deployment Automation and Continuous Delivery. The first episode of Continuous Discussions will be held on Wed., Oct. 8, 2014, at 10 a.m. PDT. To join the free event, go to http://electric-cloud.com/blog/2014/09/continuous-discussion-online-panel. “DevOps and Continuous Delivery … continue reading

  • DevOps Enterprise Summit Features In-Depth Case Studies and Proven Approaches for Continuous Delivery and DevOps Programs

    DevOps Enterprise: The Agile, Continuous Delivery and DevOps Transformation Summit, the first industry event focused on helping enterprise software organizations accelerate quality software delivery, today announced that its Program is finalized and available for review at (http://devopsenterprise.io/). Software executives from Nordstrom, Target, Disney, GE, Raytheon, Macy’s and more will present real-world case studies and share practical approaches on how DevOps and Continuous Delivery drives value to customers and enterprise IT … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Delivers the Enterprise DevOps Cloud

    Electric Cloud, the leader in enterprise Continuous Delivery, today announced the availability of the Enterprise DevOps Cloud solution for VMware vCloud® AirTM. Now, developers and IT operations teams have a common platform that brings accelerated software delivery to organizations using public, private or hybrid cloud services from industry leader VMware. The solution automates software build, test, deployment and release tasks in the cloud, giving teams shared control and visibility of … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Adds Industry Veteran Wesley Pullen as General Manager and Vice President of Deployment Solutions

    Electric Cloud, the leader in enterprise Continuous Delivery, today announced it has named industry veteran Wesley Pullen as its general manager and vice president of deployment solutions. In his new role, Pullen will be leading the Release and Deployment business at Electric Cloud. He is responsible for go-to-market strategy and revenue attainment to aid in the company’s growth and expansion efforts around DevOps, Continuous Delivery and Deployment. He brings more … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Hosts DevOps CrowdChat with Gene Kim

    Who:              Gene Kim, co-author of “The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps and Helping Your Business Win,“ is a multiple award-winning CTO, researcher and author. As a DevOps expert, he teaches developers how to maximize throughput of features from “code complete” to “in production,” without causing chaos and disruption to the IT environment. Steve Brodie is Chief Executive Officer at Electric Cloud. He has more than 25 years of … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Partners with Siemens PLM Software to Accelerate Continuous Delivery of Software-driven Products

    Electric Cloud, the leader in enterprise Continuous Delivery, today announced a Software and Technology Partnership with Siemens PLM Software, a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services. This partnership agreement allows for deep integrations between Electric Cloud and Siemens PLM technology – enabling solutions for closed-loop federated Continuous Delivery across all domains of complex mechatronics product development, including software, electrical, control and mechanical engineering. With the … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Accelerates Efforts to Lead Continuous Delivery Adoption

    Electric Cloud, the leader in enterprise Continuous Delivery, today rolled out its new corporate strategy to drive the adoption and scale of Continuous Delivery initiatives – from small teams to large enterprises. Building on its 10 years of experience helping global IT organizations accelerate and automate software delivery, Electric Cloud now offers the industry’s most complete and automated build, test and deploy solution designed to power Agile, DevOps and Continuous … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Launches ElectricFlow to Accelerate and Automate Software Build, Test and Deployment for Continuous Delivery at Scale

    Electric Cloud (electric-cloud.com), the leader in enterprise Continuous Delivery, today announced ElectricFlow, a family of Continuous Delivery applications. ElectricFlow, built on the highly scalable ElectricCommander DevOps process automation platform, automates build, test and deployment activities, eliminating software delivery bottlenecks and providing real-time visibility. For organizations developing mobile, embedded systems and enterprise web/IT applications, it makes software delivery repeatable at scale, and as routine as pushing a button. ElectricFlow features a … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Launches ElectricAccelerator Huddle, a Free Build and Test Acceleration Tool that Dramatically Accelerates the Front-end of the Continuous Delivery Process

    Electric Cloud (www.electric-cloud.com), the leader in enterprise Continuous Delivery, today announced ElectricAccelerator Huddle, a free product that dramatically accelerates software builds and tests for development teams. Available through public beta, it empowers teams to be more agile and productive by tapping unused desktop CPU capacity within a peer-to-peer group of developers to distribute builds and tests, and reduce cycle times. The result is a highly efficient way of supercharging the … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Selected to SD Times 100 for Eighth Time

    Electric Cloud, the leading provider of products that accelerate Continuous Delivery success, today announced it was selected for the 2014 SD Times 100. This marks the eighth time the company has been recognized for its industry leading Continuous Delivery solutions that speed time-to-market and support enterprise Agile development initiatives. This year, Electric Cloud received recognition as an industry leader in the DevOps and SCM category. “We are honored to receive … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Selected as a Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner

    Electric Cloud, the leader for accelerating Continuous Delivery success, today announced its selection as a Red Herring Top 100 America award winner. Red Herring selects 100 companies from more than 3,000 tech startups financed each year in the US and Canada. Since 1996, Red Herring and its editors were among the first to recognize companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Skype, Salesforce.com and YouTube. Electric Cloud plays a pivotal role … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud to Host ‘Continuous Delivery for Financial Services’ Event in London with Co-Author and Continuous Delivery Expert David Farley

    Electric Cloud, the leader for accelerating Continuous Delivery success, today announced it is hosting a half-day event featuring David Farley, co-author of the defining book, “Continuous Delivery,” in London on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. The ‘Continuous Delivery for Financial Services’ event will outline specific approaches and use-case-based benefits of the Continuous Delivery software deployment methodology that helps leading banks, insurance firms and investment houses drive predictable and fast application updates … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud to Move Headquarters into Historic Downtown San Jose as it Sets Sights on Continuous Delivery Market

    Electric Cloud, the leader for accelerating Continuous Delivery success, today announced it is moving its headquarters and employees into one of the most historic buildings in downtown San Jose. The company’s move will culminate an active year that saw the company grow its client base, bolster its senior management team with several new additions, and close a $12 million Series E round of venture capital funding. Electric Cloud will move … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Completes Over-Subscribed $12 Million Round of Funding

    Electric Cloud (www.electric-cloud.com), the leader for Continuous Delivery products, services and expertise, today announced an additional $4 million traunch of funding from its current group of investors, including Siemens’ Venture Capital, US Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, RRE Ventures and Rembrandt Venture Partners. The additional funding reflects Electric Cloud’s continued growth and market leadership in Continuous Delivery — a design practice used in software development to automate and accelerate the process … continue reading

2013

  • Electric Cloud Unveils a New Continuous Delivery Accelerator Program

    Electric Cloud, the leader in Software Delivery Acceleration solutions, today announced the Continuous Delivery Accelerator Program, a three-part blueprint designed to help organizations navigate the next frontier of DevOps and to more rapidly adopt and implement continuous software delivery for competitive advantage. With seventy percent of software deployments taking more than a day — some requiring weeks or months — and more than half having missed application release dates due … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Appoints Jim Ensell as Chief Marketing Officer

    Electric Cloud, the leader in software delivery acceleration, today announced the appointment of Jim Ensell as the company’s new Chief Marketing Officer. Ensell brings over 25 years of executive experience in the technology industry across marketing and business development and will lead the global marketing functions including marketing strategy, brand development and marketing communications. “Jim’s proven track record of fueling substantial growth is essential as Electric Cloud faces a growing … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Raises $8M to Accelerate Software Delivery

    Electric Cloud, the leader in Software Delivery Acceleration solutions, today announced that it has raised $8 million to invest in the rapidly growing DevOps market. Siemens’ Venture Capital led this round of investment, and all existing investors participated, including US Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, RRE Ventures and Rembrandt Venture Partners. Software is the engine that powers all industries, requiring organizations to excel at software delivery. Electric Cloud’s solutions enable organizations … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Names Steven Vattuone as Chief Financial Officer

    Electric Cloud today announced that Steven Vattuone has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer, responsible for all aspects of accounting, finance and administration. As an industry veteran with more than 20 years of financial leadership and management across publicly traded and privately held enterprise technology companies, Vattuone brings a wealth of expertise from industry-leaders including Micromuse, Composite Software and Macrovision (now Rovi) as well as leading accounting firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers. … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Extends ElectricDeploy Integration for PTC Integrity

    Electric Cloud®, a leading software delivery solutions company, today announced a number of enhanced capabilities to the existing integration between ElectricDeploy and PTC Integrity™. A member of the PTC® PartnerAdvantage™ Program, Electric Cloud has worked closely with PTC over the last year to add new functionalities to the integrated software solution. The enhanced integration between PTC Integrity, the industry leading ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) solution, and Electric Cloud’s deployment and release automation … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Appoints Christian Nall as Executive Vice President of Field Operations

    Electric Cloud®, the leading software delivery solutions company, today announced the appointment of high-tech industry veteran Christian Nall as executive vice president of field operations. Effective immediately, Nall will be responsible for global field operations, driving revenue growth, delivering world-class customer support, and expanding the company’s presence in new geographies. “We are very excited to have Christian onboard as our new executive vice president of field operations,” said Steve Brodie, … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Named 2013 DevOps “Cool Vendor” by Gartner

    Electric Cloud®, the leader in Software Delivery Acceleration solutions, continues to demonstrate its market leadership in DevOps, announcing today that it was named in Gartner’s “Cool Vendor in DevOps, 2013″ report. Electric Cloud has emerged as an important innovator in the application release automation (ARA) market., working with customers like Intuit, FamilySearch, Brocade, and CERN. The “Cool Vendors in DevOps, 2013″ report published on April 10 and authored by analysts … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Introduces Industry-first Software Delivery Solution for Android

    Electric Cloud®, the leading provider of Software Delivery Acceleration solutions, today announced an industry-first solution optimized for Android that dramatically reduces delivery times by up to 75 percent. Introduced at the 2013 Android Builders Summit, the solution helps Android device manufacturers succeed in today’s highly competitive and fast-paced mobile and embedded devices marketplace by accelerating end-to-end Android software build, test, and release cycles. Today’s Android device vendors face many challenges. … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Appoints Enterprise Software Veteran Rohit Jainendra Vice President of Products

    Electric Cloud®, a leading software delivery solutions company, today announced the appointment of Rohit Jainendra (RJ) as vice president of products. In his new role, Jainendra will be responsible for all aspects of product management along with the new user experience function within Electric Cloud. “We’re delighted to welcome RJ to the Electric Cloud family,” said Steve Brodie, CEO at Electric Cloud. “I have had the pleasure of working alongside … continue reading

2012

  • Electric Cloud Appoints Steve Brodie as Chief Executive Officer

    Electric Cloud, a leading DevOps optimization company, today announced the appointment of cloud computing and enterprise software executive Steve Brodie as the company’s CEO, effective immediately. Brodie brings extensive and hands-on DevOps and Release Management leadership expertise to Electric Cloud. Prior to joining Electric Cloud, he served as group vice president and general manager of the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Business Unit at Serena Software, which generated over $150 million … continue reading

  • Parasoft and Electric Cloud Partner to Accelerate Agile Development Testing

    Parasoft, industry leader in development testing, and Electric Cloud®, a leading DevOps optimization company, today announced a partnership to help organizations greatly reduce risks associated with rapidly delivering and continuously evolving software. Customer benefits of the resulting joint solution will be discussed on a joint webinar scheduled for today at 11 a.m. PST. To accelerate the delivery of top-quality software, the new joint solution marries Parasoft’s development testing platform — which centralizes … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud and Wind River Showcase Technologies for Fast Development and Testing Of Android® Devices

    Electric Cloud®, a leading DevOps optimization company, today announced that it is working with Wind River to demonstrate integrated Android® lifecycle management technologies designed to help Android device manufacturers succeed in today’s highly time-constrained mobile marketplace. The demonstration highlights the Electric Cloud solutions which speed the development of Android applications and Wind River Test Management for software testing of Android-based devices. Today’s Android device vendors are contending with many challenges. … continue reading

  • DevOps Leader Electric Cloud® Partners with PTC® to offer Application Deployment Solutions

    Electric Cloud, a leading DevOps optimization company announced today that it has joined the PTC PartnerAdvantage™ Program and will offer customers its application deployment solution, ElectricDeploy, integrated with PTC Integrity®. PTC recently notified customers of the decision to end-of-life its MKS Deploy solution and is partnering with Electric Cloud to provide customers a migration path to the innovative technology offered in ElectricDeploy. “PTC is committed to bringing innovation and world … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Introduces Industry-first Fail-Safe Application Deployment Solution

    Electric Cloud®, a leading DevOps automation company, today announced ElectricDeploy™, a solution that automates application deployments with built-in fail-safe capabilities, helping customers deploy applications faster and with higher quality. ElectricDeploy is built and tightly integrated to Electric Cloud’s award-winning ElectricCommander platform providing end-to-end application delivery automation. Interested parties can find more detail on this product at www.electric-cloud.com/deploy. “In today’s app-driven world, it’s get-to-market quickly or die. However, a majority of businesses … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Appoints Enterprise Software Veteran as Vice President of Engineering

    Electric Cloud®, the leading DevOps automation company, today announced the appointment of Vishy Karra as its vice president of engineering. In his new position, Mr. Karra will be responsible for all aspects of product development and support functions within Electric Cloud. “We’re thrilled to have someone with Vishy’s experience and track record leading our engineering team,” said Mike Maciag, CEO of Electric Cloud. “He’s created innovative products that helped to … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Introduces ElectricCommander 4.1 to Accelerate Application Delivery Time to Market and Improve Quality

    Electric Cloud®, a leading DevOps automation company, today introduced the latest version of its industry leading application development automation solution — ElectricCommander 4.1. This new version improves software application quality and improves time-to-market by streamlining the development and delivery process workflows and simplifying the developer’s continuous integration process. For more information on ElectricCommander 4.1, click here. “The enhancements we’ve introduced today include important feedback we’ve received from our customers and continue … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Integrates with Perforce to Accelerate Agile Development Process By As Much As 90 Percent

    Electric Cloud®, a leading DevOps automation company, today announced that it has teamed with Perforce, the premier provider of enterprise version management products, to enable the delivery of working software faster than ever before. The integration between Electric Cloud and Perforce has integrated and optimized the two solutions to streamline a widely used agile development methodology known as Continuous Integration (CI), which is implemented by application development organizations to iteratively … continue reading

  • CERN Selects Electric Cloud to Manage Application Quality for Tens of Thousands of Scientists

    Electric Cloud®, a leading DevOps automation company, today announced that CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, has deployed the company’s ElectricCommander solution to automate and accelerate the application development efforts of more than 20,000 users of its ROOT software. CERN’s development team, which is responsible for applications upon which most of the Organization’s experiments run, relies on ElectricCommander to manage the enormous influx of continuous integration, build and test … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud and Hitachi Solutions Team to Deliver DevOps Automation to Asia

    Electric Cloud®, a leading DevOps automation company, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Hitachi Solutions Ltd., a leading global supplier of IT software and solutions, to distribute the company’s innovative solutions throughout Japan and China. Specifically, Hitachi Solutions has joined forces with Electric Cloud to serve the specific and unique needs of its customers that need to automate and accelerate their application development and delivery process. This … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Offers Solution to Accelerate Developer Builds, Free for a Limited Time

    Electric Cloud today announced that it is offering a one-year subscription of ElectricAccelerator Developer Edition (EADE) at no cost, for the next 60 days, to developers worldwide. Using the application developer’s own multicore desktop, EADE reliably speeds the build process and increases productivity – delivering better products faster than ever before. For more information on EADE and to download a free version, clickhere. “With EADE we’re taking our market-leading build … continue reading

2011

  • Electric Cloud Brings Software Build Acceleration to Individual Developers and Workgroups with ElectricAccelerator 6.0

    Electric Cloud®, the smart development cloud company, today announced ElectricAccelerator 6.0, which brings the power of reliable build acceleration to individual developers and workgroups with two new products, ElectricAccelerator Developer Edition (EADE) and ElectricAccelerator Workgroup Edition (EAWE). ElectricAccelerator 6.0 lets individual developers and small teams maximize build acceleration by fully harnessing the power of the cores available on an individual machine for parallel processing, better utilization of resources and reduced … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Partners with VMware to Build Smart Development Clouds

    Today at VMworld® 2011, Electric Cloud®, the smart development cloud company, announced that ElectricCommander® 4.0, the latest version of its enterprise-class automation solution, will integrate with VMware vCloud® Director 1.5 to enable smart development clouds. Brian Lillie, Equinix CIO, and Martin Van Ryswyk, Electric Cloud VP of engineering, will present “Beyond the Cloud Hype” (Session CIM2628) at VMworld 2011 today discussing how Equinix implemented a smart development cloud to accelerate … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Introduces ElectricCommander 4.0 to Improve Software Application Quality and Cloud Resource Utilization

    Electric Cloud®, the smart development cloud company, today announced ElectricCommander® 4.0, featuring software artifact management, policy-based cloud resource management and integration with Eucalyptus 3. The enterprise-class automation solution helps create smart development clouds with end-to-end automation of the build-test-deploy cycle. It also automates physical, virtual and cloud resources, and provides comprehensive workflow orchestration for better resource utilization and faster, more accurate software development. ElectricCommander 4.0 features an artifact management solution … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Named to Inc. 500|5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

    Inc. magazine today ranked Electric Cloud, the smart development cloud company, No. 1,915 on its fifth-annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The California-based company grew by 135 percent between 2007 and 2010. The Inc. 500|5000 list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Electric Cloud joins Spirit Airlines, television maker Vizio, Honest Tea and Dunkin Donuts, … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Goes Back to School with Free Enterprise-Grade Automation Solution for Educational Institutions

    Electric Cloud®, the smart development cloud company, today announced that ElectricCommander® Workgroup Edition will be available free of charge to non-profit educational institutions from Aug. 11 through Sept. 30, 2011. ElectricCommander Workgroup Edition (ECWE) provides smaller teams and workgroups with the enterprise-class features and flexibility of ElectricCommander, allowing smaller organizations to automate and accelerate the application development (build-test-deploy) process on physical, virtual or cloud resources. The automation provided by ElectricCommander … continue reading

2010

  • Electric Cloud Speeds Software Build-Test-Deploy Cycle with Direct Integration for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

    Electric Cloud®, the leading provider of software production management (SPM) solutions, today announced updated add-ins across its product portfolio with support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. The new add-ins put fast builds and release workflow automation from ElectricAccelerator® and ElectricCommander® at the fingertips of developers who work with Visual Studio 2010, without requiring them to learn a new user interface or leave their integrated development environment (IDE). Developers can now … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Brings Enterprise-Grade Build-Test-Deploy Automation to Smaller Organizations

    Electric Cloud®, the leading provider of software production management (SPM) solutions, released ElectricCommander Workgroup Edition at JavaOne and Oracle Develop 2010, providing smaller teams and workgroups with the enterprise-class features and flexibility of ElectricCommander. ElectricCommander Workgroup Edition (ECWE) allows smaller organizations to automate and manage their software build-test-deploy processes, freeing developers from maintaining homegrown, script-based systems, or adjusting their processes to fit open source tools. “Every development organization, whether large … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Optimizes Software Production for Android Device Manufacturers

    Electric Cloud®, the leading provider of software production management (SPM) solutions, today announced enhanced support for Android development environments with the creation of new ElectricCommander plugins for the Gerrit and Git development tools as well as support for automated testing on Android devices. The company also announced improvements to ElectricAccelerator designed to support fast Android software builds. These enhancements automate and accelerate software production processes for both pure-Android and cross-platform … continue reading

  • Electric Cloud Named to 2010 SD Times 100

    Electric Cloud®, the leading provider of software production management (SPM) solutions, announced that it has been awarded a place in the SD Times 100 list of 2010. This marks the fourth time Electric Cloud has been recognized in the influential and prestigious list of software development companies. The company was recognized in the Tools & Frameworks category. “We are flattered to once again be recognized by SD Times as a … continue reading

  • Survey Finds 58% of Software Bugs Result from Test Infrastructure and Process, Not Design Defects

    Electric Cloud®, the leading provider of software production management (SPM) solutions, today released the results of a survey conducted in partnership with Osterman Research showing that the majority of software bugs are attributed to poor testing procedures or infrastructure limitations rather than design problems. Additionally, the software test process is generally considered an unpleasant process, with software development professionals rating the use of their companies’ test systems more painful than … continue reading