Appirio Gains Momentum with New Industry Accolades

May 19, 2009 Appirio

Prestigious Award Wins, Record Growth and Continued Cloud Innovation Make Appirio ‘One to Watch’ in 2009

SAN MATEO, CA.—May 19, 2009—Appirio (, a cloud solution provider, has been recognized with five industry accolades in the last two months, including the recent Red Herring 100 award. The company’s success in providing professional services and products to accelerate enterprise adoption of the cloud has led to a recent series of industry distinctions and awards including Gartner, Inc.’s “2009 Cool Vendor in Cloud Computing Management and Professional Services,” Information Week’s “Startup 50” and “Ten Startups to Watch,” SIIA CODiE Award and JMP Securities’ “2009 Hot 100 Best Privately Held Software Companies.” In addition to these achievements, Appirio experienced a record year in 2008 and continues to generate significant customer momentum and growth in 2009.

Leading industry analysts predict that a majority of businesses will eventually shift their processes to the cloud, which positions Appirio as an important player in a quickly growing cloud computing market. As an early pioneer in the space, Appirio has helped deliver the benefits of cloud platforms to over 2,500 companies currently using its products, and more than 150 large enterprise services clients, including Avago, Hamilton Beach, Japan Post Network, Ltd, Pfizer and Qualcomm. Appirio’s unique combination of products and professional services, and strong partnerships with, Google Apps, and Amazon Web Services, positions the company to take advantage of this rapidly evolving market.  

“These recent accomplishments recognize what we’ve been working towards since Appirio’s inception. It’s rewarding to be looked upon not just as an expert, but as an industry leader in accelerating the adoption of cloud computing in enterprises,” said Chris Barbin, CEO of Appirio. “Appirio will continue to innovate in the cloud with our customers, partners and our own cloud based products to help lead the industry into a future where technology isn’t looked upon as an expensive burden, but an enabler of business strategies.”

To learn more about how Appirio is accelerating enterprise adoption of the cloud, join company executives at this week’s Interop conference, taking place in Las Vegas on May 19, and the MIT CIO Symposium scheduled for May 20 in Boston. Or visit our blog at

About Appirio

Appirio (, a cloud solution provider, offers both products and professional services that help enterprises accelerate their adoption of the cloud.  With over 2500 customers, Appirio has a proven track record of implementing mission-critical solutions and developing innovative products on cloud platforms such as, Google Apps, and Amazon Web Services. From offices in the U.S. and Japan, Appirio serves a wide range of companies including Avago, Hamilton Beach, Japan Post Network, Ltd, Pfizer and Qualcomm.  Appirio was founded in 2006, is the fastest growing partner of and Google, and is backed by Sequoia Capital and GGV Capital.

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