NORTH BRIDGE JOINED BY 66 CLOUD LEADERS TO LAUNCH FOURTH ANNUAL FUTURE OF CLOUD COMPUTING SURVEY

As it has for the past three years, this year’s survey results will reveal drivers and inhibitors to cloud adoption, what applications are moving to the cloud, the reasons for this migration and the competitive implications for organizations to think strategically about cloud computing.

2014 Results to Be Announced At Gigaom Structure

BOSTON, MA – April 29, 2014 – North Bridge, an inception-to-growth stage venture capital firm, in partnership with Gigaom Research and 66 collaborators, today announced the launch of its fourth annual Future of Cloud Computing Survey. As it has for the past three years, this year’s survey results will reveal drivers and inhibitors to cloud adoption, what applications are moving to the cloud, the reasons for this migration and the competitive implications for organizations to think strategically about cloud computing. All participants are encouraged to follow @futureofcloud and use #futurecloud to join the discussion on Twitter.

What: Fourth annual Future of Cloud Computing Survey opens today.

Where: The survey is available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NBVPFutureofCloud2014_1.

Who: Sponsored by North Bridge with the support of 66 collaborators (full list below), who have contributed, endorsed and will distribute the 2014 Future of Cloud Computing Survey.

North Bridge will once again announce the results at Gigaom Structure, one of the industry’s premier cloud computing events that annually convenes the technology innovators and thinkers who are building infrastructure to run the applications of the next decade. North Bridge General Partner Michael Skok along with David Card, VP, Gigaom Research, will drive a highly anticipated discussion surrounding this year’s key survey findings while at the show June 18-19 in San Francisco. For more information on this session and to register to attend Gigaom Structure 2014 visit: http://events.gigaom.com/structure-2014/schedule/.

To view the results of the 2013, 2012 and 2011 surveys visit: http://www.northbridge.com/cloud-computing.

2014 Future of Cloud Computing Collaborators:

1. Acquia
2. Actifio
3. Akamai
4. Apperian
5. AWS
6. Black Duck
7. Brightcove
8. Bromium
9. BTI
10. Canonical
11. Carbonite
12. Chef
13. Cirro
14. Cisco
15. Citrix
16. Cloud Elements
17. CloudBees
18. CloudNow
19. CloudVolumes
20. Couchbase
21. Demandware
22. Dyn
23. Endurance International
24. Engine Yard
25. Egenera
26. Equinix
27. Eucalyptus
28. Gravitant
29. Imprivata
30. Intel
31. Internap
32. Intuit
33. Jamcracker
34. MassTLC
35. Microsoft
36. Mimecast
37. Nasuni
38. New Forma
39. Open-Xchange
40. Pax8
41. Piston
42. Plexxi
43. Rackspace
44. Ramp
45. Red Hat
46. Reval
47. Rift-IO
48. RightScale
49. Salsify
50. Saucelabs
51. Scribe
52. Signiant
53. Silver Sky
54. SnapLogic
55. 6fusion
56. Sharethrough
57. SpringCM
58. Stratus
59. SumoLogic
60. THINKStrategies
61. TradeGecko
62. Unidesk
63. VDX
64. Verizon
65. Virtustream
66. WPEngine

About North Bridge
North Bridge Venture Partners and North Bridge Growth Equity are active partners with entrepreneurs providing seed-to-growth financing for innovative companies looking to disrupt big markets. With $3.5 billion in capital currently under management, North Bridge partners, many founders themselves, work with entrepreneurs to apply their expertise in the creation, operation and scaling of market-leaders. The firm has funded more than 170 companies creating many billions in market value. Among those firms are Acquia, Actifio, Cool Planet, Couchbase, Demandware, Mavenir Systems, Paydiant, Proto Labs, Reval and Starent Networks. The firm has offices in Waltham, MA and Palo Alto, CA. To learn more about North Bridge go to http://www.northbridge.com. For more information on the Future of Cloud Computing program, visit: http://mjskok.com/resources/cloud-computing. Follow us at @North_Bridge.

Press Contact:
Eric Jones
North Bridge Venture Partners
(917) 488-4214
ej@northbridge.com

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