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Enterprise PaaS Leader Opens Second Office to Meet Increasing Customer Demand

TROY, N.Y., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apprenda, the leader in enterprise platform-as-a-service (PaaS), has opened a second office, located in New York City. The new office will help Apprenda scale to meet the demands of the $3 billion PaaS market and more actively enable their growing base of enterprise customers to achieve faster application development and reduced costs.

"Last year was all about growth - we experienced 225 percent growth year-over-year and added JPMorgan Chase and McKesson, among many others, as customers," said Sinclair Schuller, CEO, Apprenda. "To support continued growth, our new on-the-ground presence in the business capital of the world, New York City, will enable us to provide even better service to our customers and to aggressively hire the best and brightest."

Currently Apprenda's new Manhattan office has employees across the product, sales, marketing and R&D teams, but Apprenda plans to add employees from every discipline of the organization. Within 12 months the New York City office will hold nearly 30 percent of Apprenda's entire staff.

The opening of the New York City office is only the latest is a long series of company achievements in the past year. Highlights include:

  • Apprenda collaborated with Microsoft to offer a turnkey hybrid cloud solution for enterprises;
  • The company announced Apprenda 5.0, offering the deepest support for .NET and Java applications with a revamped developer portal and increased enterprise policy enhancements;
  • Apprenda grew 225 percent year-over-year, headcount grew by 58 percent;
  • Leading healthcare organizations including AmerisourceBergen, McKesson and Memorial Sloan-Kettering are using Apprenda to create new efficiencies and revenue streams;
  • Gartner recognized Apprenda as the clear market leader in .NET cloud platforms;
  • The company received $16 million in Series C funding, bringing the total amount of funding raised to $32 million;
  • Apprenda was named as one of the "20 Coolest Cloud Platform Vendors of the Cloud 100" by CRN; and
  • The Albany Business Review named Apprenda co-founders Sinclair Schuller and Abe Sultan in the publication's "40 Under 40" list.

About Apprenda
Apprenda is the leading enterprise Platform as a Service (PaaS) powering the next generation of enterprise software development in public, private and hybrid clouds. As a foundational software layer and application run-time environment, Apprenda abstracts away the complexities of building and delivering modern software applications, enabling enterprises to turn ideas into innovations faster. With Apprenda, enterprises can securely deliver an entire ecosystem of data, services, applications and APIs to both internal and external customers across any infrastructure. From the world's largest banks like JPMorgan Chase to healthcare organizations including AmerisourceBergen, Apprenda's clients are part of a new class of software-defined enterprises, disrupting industries and winning with software. For more information, visit Apprenda at www.apprenda.com.

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