The 10 Coolest Networking Startups Of 2013 (So Far)


Cloudscaling

CEO: Michael Grant

Cloudscaling has been thrust into the spotlight for a number of reasons in 2013, including big customer wins, a new partnership with Juniper and its first partner program.

The San Francisco-based startup, which develops OpenStack-powered cloud infrastructures, rolled out in April its Cloudscaling Elastic Cloud partner program for value-added resellers, independent hardware and software vendors and system integrators. Cloudscaling told CRN when unveiling the program that it's the first company to offer a channel program specific to OpenStack.

In addition, Cloudscaling announced this year investor backing from Juniper and Seagate, along with customer wins with LivingSocial, EVault, Ubisoft and DataFort.