Virtacore Simplifies App Deployment in its VMware-Powered Cloud with BitNami

Virtacore has selected BitNami to provide Virtacore Cloud users with one-click deployment of the top open source business applications in the cloud.

San Francisco, CA. August 23, 2012 - Virtacore Systems Inc., an industry leading cloud services provider, and BitNami, developer of the BitNami Application Library, have announced that select applications from the BitNami library will soon be available on the Virtacore public cloud platform.

Virtacore is a leading cloud services and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider, offering public (pay-as-you-go) and private clouds to the middle market through the company's best-of-class VMware and Cisco-based platform. From their state-of-the art Equinix data center facilities, Virtacore enables customers to virtualize and migrate their IT infrastructure into the cloud, reducing capital costs and operating expenses, while improving data security, network availability, application performance and scalability.

"Virtacore's ability to allow users to move resources between public and private cloud servers is unique in the cloud space," said Erica Brescia, CEO of BitRock, the developer of BitNami. "We are excited to bring our library of the top open source applications to Virtacore Cloud customers, who can now benefit from our one-click deployments and battle-tested server images across public and private cloud environments."

BitNami and Virtacore have selected over 20 popular open source applications that may be deployed in one-click to the Virtacore cloud platform, including SugarCRM, Drupal, WordPress, JasperSoft, Alfresco, Moodle and Redmine, among others. Several of these applications are immediately available on the Virtacore Cloud, with the remainder to be released over the coming weeks. The application images are available at no additional cost to Virtacore customers.

"The new applications available on-demand allow our customers to run business services within their own cloud deployments at very little cost, said George Mitsopoulos, VP, Cloud Products and Services at Virtacore. "Customers can test, develop, and deploy without the hassle of installing and maintaining software on premise."

"Bundling BitNami into our overall cloud offering is the start of the next wave of larger cloud offerings we are bringing to market," said George Naspo, CEO at Virtacore. "Virtacore will also be exhibiting at VMworld (Booth #716) August 26th-29th, 2012 in San Francisco, CA. There we will be discussing our new cloud platform, orchestration engine, and white label cloud services." To learn more about the Virtacore Cloud and sign up for service, visit:

About BitNami

BitNami simplifies the process of deploying web applications natively, virtually and in the cloud. BitNami Cloud Hosting provides a growing library of the most popular open source applications, ready to be launched with the click of a button. With BitNami Cloud Hosting, solution providers and businesses of all sizes can deploy and manage business applications such as Jasperserver, SugarCRM, Alfresco, Drupal and many more. BitNami is developed by BitRock, a leader in cross-platform application deployment. Learn more at

About Virtacore Systems

Virtacore Systems is a leading provider of cloud services, offering VMware-based public and private cloud solutions to mid-market businesses and organizations worldwide. Virtacore offers seamless migration of data between public clouds, managed private clouds and internal private clouds, using VMware technology and a unified management portal. Virtacore also offers Google Apps and related application services and support for businesses and service providers. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of IKANO Communications, which is backed by Insight Venture Partners. Headquartered in Sterling, VA, Virtacore has offices in Los Angeles, Salt Lake City and Seattle. For more information, visit or

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