Gale Technologies Named Finalist in 2011 TiE50 Awards

Gale Technologies has been nominated as finalist in yet another prestigious award program. The TiE50 Awards recognizes startups for their achievements in technology. GaleForce’s cloud automation solution, the Turnkey Cloud has taken the IT sector to the next level. Read this PR to find out more.

Online PR News – 30-April-2011 – – IT as a Service provider announced as finalist in TiE Silicon Valley’s premier annual awards program

Gale Technologies, a leading provider of innovative software solutions that power IT as a Service for the lab, data center, and cloud, has been named a finalist in TiE Silicon Valley’s 2011 TiE50 awards that recognize top technology startups in segments including Internet, energy, wireless/mobile and software. Since its inception in 1992, TiE50 winners and finalists have received over $20 billion dollars in funding and 42 companies have been acquired, merged or went public. The 2009 and 2010 TiE50 winners accounted for more than $3 billion dollars in valuation and a significant number of them went on to have successful exits within just the last year.

GaleForce, Gale Technologies’ flagship cloud automation and resource provisioning solution, transforms static IT environments into dynamic private or hybrid clouds, enabling organizations to drastically reduce capital and operational expenditures. With GaleForce, IT operators are able to set up a workload environment in a, lab, demo, or data center environment in just minutes, providing secure access to resources 24/7 from anywhere in the world. Using GaleForce, operators design rich service and infrastructure templates with drag-and-drop ease and publish them to a custom brandable Web portal catalog. When users reserve and schedule templates from the catalog, GaleForce seamlessly allocates and provisions appropriate physical and virtual resources from the pool of IT resources to bring the workload to life. The new GaleForce Turnkey Cloud solution allows customers to convert their existing IT infrastructure into a dynamic private or hybrid cloud environment in just two steps and as little as two weeks.

"Gale Technologies is thrilled to be named a TiE50 finalist. The TiE50 awards are renowned in Silicon Valley and beyond, especially for the tremendous results achieved by previous finalists and winners," said Garima Thockchom, VP of Marketing at Gale Technologies. "Gale has accomplished significant growth over the past year and continues to excel in technological innovation, as evidenced by our unique ability to provision a composite infrastructure stack of bare metal, virtual and software resources. This recognition is further proof of our progressive position in the cloud industry."

The official awards ceremony for winners will be held at TiEcon, the world's largest conference for entrepreneurs, taking place May 13 - 14, 2011 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif.

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About Gale Technologies

With over 100 live deployments powered by its products, Gale Technologies is a trusted provider of advanced software solutions that automate and orchestrate IT resources - allowing organizations to accelerate and streamline the delivery of infrastructure as a service and cloud computing environments. As a pioneer of innovative solutions for fine-grained resource provisioning, and workflow scheduling and automation across networking, server, storage, and virtualization technologies, Gale allows thousands of users to reserve, schedule and execute workloads on a shared, heterogeneous, dynamic environment with unprecedented flexibility. Gale's customers report CAPEX and OPEX savings of hundreds of thousands of dollars per site from converting legacy silos of IT environments into fully automated and shared dynamic environments that can be securely accessed 24/7 from anywhere in the world.

Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, Gale serves a global customer base with offices in North America and Asia. For more information, visit