Today we announced integrations and compatibility with public cloud computing – specifically Amazon EC2. Cloud computing is a hot topic right now, and rightly so. It provides an easy to deploy, cost-effective, scalable, on-demand computing infrastructure –very timely, given shrinking or frozen IT budgets. I can’t count the number of customers who tell me that compute infrastructure is their #1 bottleneck. At Electric Cloud we have years of experience with internal or “private” clouds (after all, it’s in our name). We help customers set up private clouds, some with hundreds of machines, to accelerate and automate their software build and test tasks. It made sense for us to add public clouds to the mix. You can read the press release here.
Our customers gave us some interesting use cases for using our products in combination with the public cloud. Here are some of their ideas:
We can now do all of this. What can you imagine?
Agile development processes are now the norm rather than the exception. Why not an agile development infrastructure too? Our new integration gives you the ability to use just the build and test machines you need whether they are physical, virtual, or in a public cloud.