November 13, 2018

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. — November 13, 2017 — Platform9, the next-generation open cloud company, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, recognized Platform9 Managed Kubernetes with a 2017 CRN Tech Innovator Award in the Container Technology category. These annual awards honor standout hardware, software or services that have helped to move the IT industry forward. In compiling the 2017 Tech Innovator Award list, CRN editors evaluated 216 products across 32 technology categories using several criteria, including technological advancements, uniqueness of features and potential to help solution providers solve end users’ IT challenges.

“This recognition is a testament to our team’s hard work bringing Managed Kubernetes to market this year to meet a real industry demand,” said Sirish Raghuram, CEO of Platform9. “Our goal is to is to provide enterprises and equip VARs with the latest and best cloud solutions that are efficient and cost effective. Managed Kubernetes is an enterprise-ready hybrid cloud solution that accelerates an enterprise’s journey to adopt containers — it’s easy to sell, takes minutes to deploy, requires no ongoing maintenance and has 24/7 support from Platform9’s customer service teams.”

As part of the Platform9 Cloud Partner Program, Platform9 Managed Kubernetes enables enterprises to realize their vision of multi-cloud, working across public clouds and on-premises server infrastructure. Platform9 Managed Kubernetes helps businesses overcome the adoption hurdles currently associated with Kubernetes by abstracting away much of the configuration and management process — and is the industry’s only solution capable of doing so across any cloud or on-premises infrastructure.