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CloudBees And Verizon Add Enterprise PaaS To New Verizon Cloud

Brussels, Belgium - February 19, 2014 - CloudBees, Inc., the Enterprise Platform as a Service (PaaS) innovation leader, today announced an agreement with Verizon Enterprise Solutions to make the CloudBees PaaS available on the new Verizon Cloud.

This agreement is part Verizon's ongoing strategy to add enterprise-class services to Verizon Cloud, the company's new cloud computing and cloud storage platform, creating an ecosystem of enterprise technologies in the cloud.

"With CloudBees' remarkable growth and demonstrated track record of delivering PaaS as a true service, we're eager to bring our value to Verizon's next generation cloud offering," said Andrew Lee, CloudBees' vice president of business development. "CloudBees is also covering the entire application delivery lifecycle which is a more complete solution for enterprise organisations on Verizon Cloud."

Verizon Cloud was announced in October and is now in public beta. It includes a IaaS platform, Verizon Cloud Compute, and an object-based storage service, Verizon Cloud Storage, that are built for the enterprise but nimble enough to meet the needs of small and medium-sized businesses, individual IT departments and software developers.

"We are working with best-in-class enterprise technology companies to bring additional value to our customers above the core availability, performance and security we've built into Verizon Cloud." said John Considine, chief technology officer at Verizon Terremark. "CloudBees is a leading PaaS provider with an experienced team. We're pleased to formalize this longstanding relationship with CloudBees and its proven service for our customers' benefit."

Since its inception in 2010, CloudBees has been committed to being the most open PaaS platform vendor on the market. Applications developed on the CloudBees Platform can be deployed to multiple environments, enabling customers to build, deploy and integrate apps seamlessly with their existing technology infrastructure.

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About CloudBees
CloudBees (http://www.cloudbees.com/) provides a Continuous Delivery Platform as a Service that accelerates the development, integration and deployment of web and mobile applications. The CloudBees Platform provides a set of services that allow developers to rapidly build and run new business applications and integrate them with other services - all with zero IT administrative overhead. With Continuous Cloud Delivery, development teams can make frequent updates and easily deploy those changes immediately to production. By eliminating the friction caused by provisioning, maintaining and administering complex hardware and software infrastructure, CloudBees allows developers to do what they do best: develop innovative applications -- fast. CloudBees serves the needs of a wide range of businesses from small startups that need to quickly create new on-line businesses, to large IT organizations that need to rapidly respond to dynamic market opportunities. Follow CloudBees on Twitter (@CloudBees) and on Facebook. You can also try CloudBees for free.

Backed by Matrix Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners, CloudBees was founded in 2010 by former JBoss CTO Sacha Labourey and an elite team of middleware and open source technology professionals.

About Verizon
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers. Verizon Wireless operates America's most reliable wireless network, with nearly 103 million retail connections nationwide. Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over America's most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers in more than 150 countries. A Dow 30 company with more than $120 billion in 2013 revenues, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of 176,800. For more information, visit about.verizon.com.

Verizon Enterprise Solutions Online News Center: News releases, blog posts, media contacts and other information are available in Verizon Enterprise Solutions' online News Center at http://www.verizonenterprise.com/about/news. News from Verizon Enterprise Solutions is also available through an RSS feed at http://www.verizonenterprise.com/rss-options/.

Media Contacts:
Nicola Males/Vidushi Patel
Vanilla PR
+44 7976 652491
[email protected]

Kevin King
Verizon Enterprise Solutions
+1.410.353.3234
[email protected]

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