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Portland-Based Cloudability Named One of the Most Promising Cloud Companies of 2011

By J.R. Storment on May 25, 2011

Today Cloudability, a new Portland-based web startup, has been chosen by GigaOm as one of the most promising cloud computing companies of 2011. Each year, GigaOM, a leading media company that covers web and cloud industry news, uses a panel of expert judges to select 10 promising cloud companies as part of its Structure LaunchPad competition.  The LaunchPad finalists are chosen based on their product innovation and visionary business models.

CEO and Founder, Mat Ellis, will present Cloudability’s new cloud billing aggregation platform onstage at the Structure 2011 Launchpad conference in San Francisco on June 22 to cloud industry insiders and investors.   This will be the company’s first public demonstration of their revolutionary new product that gives businesses control and insight over all their spending on cloud services like Amazon Web Services.

“Our mission at Cloudability is to make the Cloud easier for businesses to use and the Structure conference is a fitting place for us to unveil our product,” said Mat Ellis, who heads the young Portland startup.

The company also announced today that it has appointed four industry and startup experts to its advisory board: Tyler Sloat, Peter Adams, Dwayne Lafleur, and Andre Stechert.  In addition, Fenwick & West LLP, whose clients include Facebook and Twitter, have been appointed as corporate advisors.

For more information on Cloudability, visit the company’s website at

About Cloudability

Founded in 2011, Cloudability is a Portland, Oregon based high-technology web startup company with three co-founders that aggregates costs from multiple cloud computing service providers, giving its customers a comprehensive overview of their cloud costs.  They were called “ for businesses on the Cloud” by Startup Weekly. The company recently raised $105,000 in seed funding from angel investors.

About GigaOM

Founded in 2006, GigaOM has grown into the leading provider of online media, events and research for global technology innovators. The company is one of the most credible and insightful voices at the intersection of business and technology, with an online audience of more than 4 million monthly unique visitors; industry-leading events, including Structure, Mobilize, NewTeeVee Live, Net:Work, Green:Net, and Structure: Big Data NY; and a pioneering market research service and digital community, GigaOM Pro, which provides insider access to expert analysis on emerging technology markets.

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