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UForge Enables Reliable Time-Saving Launch of New Servers to Meet Peaks in Demand
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UShareSoft, industry leader in cloud application automation and marketplaces, today announced that Zynga Inc., a leading provider of social game services, is using UShareSoft's UForge to deliver virtual infrastructure for its Web-based social games.
UForge packages Zynga's operating system stack within a single machine image, enabling Zynga to reliably launch thousands of new servers from its dynamic cloud infrastructure, zCloud, in minutes to account for peak playtime periods. UForge's unique software modeling techniques and support for all leading operating systems and hypervisors, allow Zynga to easily manage images for different OS versions and hypervisors, as well as physical servers, saving Zynga time in image development and delivery.
"UForge has enabled Zynga to create a repeatable, automated and on-premise image creation platform that has significantly reduced the lead time and qualifications required to build custom images," said Alton Lam, Manager Operation System Engineer, Zynga. "Thanks to the UForge platform, we are able to quickly and reliably encapsulate our full software stack within a streamlined and up-to-date machine image, bring servers online more quickly and ultimately keep pace with our rapidly evolving business."
"It's always exciting to see another customer saving valuable time and resources with UForge," said Alban Richard, CEO, UShareSoft. "Beyond automation, our on-premise enterprise edition puts customers firmly in the driving seat, giving them full control and governance over their applications as they transition from existing IT platforms to cloud and hybrid environments."
UShareSoft helps cloud providers, enterprises and ISVs deliver and manage applications for virtual datacenters and public, private or hybrid clouds. UShareSoft's UForge is an application automation and marketplace platform that lets customers build and maintain cloud server templates; migrate physical or virtual servers to the cloud or between clouds; and make applications easier to distribute and consume via a marketplace. UShareSoft has headquarters in Europe, an R&D center in Argentina, and offices in the United States and Japan. Visit: www.usharesoft.com. Follow: twitter.com/usharesoft
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