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Gravitant Wins Two UP-START Awards at UP 2012 Cloud Computing Conference

Gravitant®, a leader in cloud services brokerage and management for enterprises, systems integrators and cloud providers, today announced that the company won two prestigious UP-START awards at the recent UP 2012 Global Cloud Computing Conference, the world's first and largest hybrid format cloud computing event. Gravitant won UP-START awards for Best Cloud Broker Service 2012 and Best Cloud Automation Solution 2012, one of the few companies named as a winner in multiple categories.

The UP-START Cloud Awards are recognized by the cloud community as the industry's most prestigious awards for furthering the understanding, appreciation and advancement of contribution of cloud computing in the business and technology community. Winners in the highly competitive awards are determined in multiple rounds of voting.

Gravitant provides a single unified user interface that allows enterprises to design, order, provision and control private, public and hybrid cloud services in an end-to-end process that can be dynamically recalibrated at any time. Gravitant's technology is powering a production cloud brokerage for one of the largest U.S. states and is also enabling a one-stop cloud marketplace for the Federal Government.

About Gravitant

Based in Austin Texas, Gravitant (www.gravitant.com) helps enterprise IT organizations effectively meet business needs by optimizing their IT supply chain. We enable the pragmatic consumption of private and public cloud services to help enterprises achieve agility, responsiveness, service levels and cost optimization across multiple cloud service providers.

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