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RiverMeadow and OpenSky Partner to Deliver End-to End Solutions for Secure Cloud Migration

Service Providers and End-User Customers Can Assess, Prep and Automate the Migration of Workloads Into and Between Cloud Services Platforms

SAN JOSE, CA and TOLLAND, CT--(Marketwired - May 01, 2014) - RiverMeadow Software™ Inc., developer of the world's only automated cloud onboarding and workload mobility tool developed specifically for carrier and service provider clouds, and OpenSky, a leading IT consulting firm focused on IT transformational infrastructure, security and compliance, today announced a partnership to deliver comprehensive solutions for secure cloud migration. Under terms of the agreement, OpenSky will resell the RiverMeadow Cloud Migration Software as a Service (SaaS) through its cloud service solutions, which are focused on transforming customers' IT operations and assets onto the cloud.

"Adding RiverMeadow cloud migration automation to OpenSky's cloud solutions portfolio allows us to significantly reduce customer cloud deployment times," said Roger Levasseur, president and chief executive officer of OpenSky Corp. "By automating the complex processes associated with cloud migration and doing so within the security framework of the customer's data center, RiverMeadow reduces the friction and minimizes associated risks. When you can offer customers that kind of advantage, everybody wins."

RiverMeadow solves the toughest challenges of migrating workloads to the cloud. The RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS is an extensible, adaptable, API-driven migration tool that automates cloud onboarding and workload mobility between public, private and hybrid clouds. OpenSky provides services to assess workloads and applications that are appropriate for cloud, evaluating which hosting provider would be best fit, preparing the workload for moving as well as customization in the backend. Through this partnership, service providers and end-user customers can quickly, easily and cost-efficiently assess, prep and automate the migration of workloads into and between cloud services platforms. 

"Businesses interested in taking advantage of the many benefits of cloud computing have a number of options and challenges," said Mark Shirman, president and CEO of RiverMeadow Software. "OpenSky is the perfect partner, providing us with a seasoned professional services partner who, like RiverMeadow, is focused on IT cost reduction and accelerating end user cloud adoption. OpenSky's extensive technology and deep industry expertise puts RiverMeadow in the hands of a partner that is able to effectively migrate businesses to the cloud."

The RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS enables carriers and cloud service providers to deliver the incredible benefits of cloud computing to end-user customers with minimal cost and complexity. For more information on RiverMeadow, visit the company's website or follow the company on Twitter @RiverMeadow1 and on Facebook.

About OpenSky
OpenSky provides information technology expertise to help corporations optimize IT platforms, protect information assets and accelerate the adoption of strategic technologies. The company specializes in transformational IT infrastructure, security and compliance consulting. OpenSky is a division of TÜV Rheinland, a $2 billion global leader in independent testing, inspection, certification and consulting services. The company's key differentiators include vendor independence, deep industry and technology expertise, and a holistic approach to evolving IT infrastructure platforms. A recipient of multiple accolades, OpenSky was listed on 2012 Inc. 500 and 2013 Tech Elite 250, and holds several awards for growth from CRN and Marcum, along with numerous Top Workplace honors. For more information about OpenSky, please visit www.openskycorp.com.

About RiverMeadow Software
RiverMeadow Software, Inc. sets the standard for cloud migration with its industry-leading RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS that automates the migration of physical, virtual and cloud-based servers into and between public, private and hybrid clouds. RiverMeadow, a privately held company founded in 2009, is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information please visit www.rivermeadow.com.

RiverMeadow is a trademark or registered trademarks of RiverMeadow Software. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. For further information, visit: www.rivermeadow.com.

Media Contact:
RiverMeadow
John Kreuzer
(408) 827-4360
[email protected]

OpenSky
Michelle White
(860) 878-2205
[email protected]

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