Tag: cloudability

What makes the Portland startup scene special? Mat Ellis of Cloudability has a few ideas

You get to hear me blather on and on about the awesomeness that is the Portland startup scene. And perhaps unfortunately for you, I have no plans of stopping any time soon. But it is nice to hear what other folks think. Enter Mat Ellis, cofounder and CEO of Portland startup Cloudability. Read More

Up on the roof and up in the Clouds: Cloudability hosts talk on the future of the Cloud

You can’t read a tech article today without a mention of “the Cloud.” See? You just read it in this one. But where is the Cloud going? And what should people expect?

Well, Portland’s resident Cloud experts, Cloudability, has gathered a couple more Cloud experts—and TechCrunch—to have a discussion about the Cloud. And you’re invited. Read More

Cloudability’s day in the sun: Portland company lands $8.7 million in funding

[Full disclosure: Cloudability went through PIE. I work at PIE.]

Yesterday, Portland’s Cloudability announced $8.7 million in Series A financing, led by Foundry Group. And it got quite a bit of pickup—as you’ll see below—drawing attention to both the company and the whole Portland startup scene. Read More

File under irony: Portland startups Cloudability and AppFog get noticed at Under the Radar

It seems more than appropriate that the often overlooked Portland startup scene would have a big presence at a conference called Under the Radar.

Portland’s Puppet Labs was the big favorite in 2010. And this year? Two Portland companies stole the show, Cloudability and AppFog. Read More

With your help, the hottest startup at Under the Radar could be a Portland company

You know I constantly crow about how awesome Portland startups are. But now, some of our startups have a chance to be recognized on a much bigger stage.

Under the Radar—a conference that features up and coming startups—has selected three Portland companies as part of VentureBeat’s “Hottest startups at Under the Radar.” Read More

Meet the Startup: Cloudability makes all of your Cloud spending clear

If there’s a buzzword of the year award, “the Cloud” is probably the winner. But what is the Cloud? And how does it help people? That’s where Cloudability is working to help companies of all sizes.

Cloudability sat down with Meet the Startup to describe how they help companies manage their purportedly “affordable” cloud spend, so that they don’t get waste the money the Cloud is supposed to save them. Read More

Make your Cloud spending less hazy: Portland’s Cloudability opens public beta

Portland’s Cloudability took the wraps off of its public beta last week, allowing any and all users to beta test their Cloud-spending management service.

Wait, what? Cloud-spending management? I thought the Cloud was super easy and super cheap? Well, it is super easy. But it’s so easy, that it’s causing some companies to waste thousands of dollars—in a single weekend. Cloudability hopes to prevent that. Read More