|Industry||Software as a service|
|Founder||Thorsten von Eicken|
|Headquarters||Santa Barbara, California|
|Michael Crandell, CEO|
Raphael Simon, CTO
Steve Morrison, CFO
Josh Fraser, SVP Sales & Business Development
Kim Weins, VP Marketing and Cloud Cost Strategy
Bailey Caldwell, VP Customer Success
Ryan Williamson, VP Engineering
Ryan O'Leary, VP Product
|Products||RightScale Cloud Management Platform (CMP), RightScale Optima|
Thorsten von Eicken, a former professor of computer science at Cornell University, left to manage systems architecture for Expertcity, the startup company that became Citrix Online. He was joined by RightScale CEO Michael Crandell, and RightScale Vice President of Engineering Rafael Saavedra.
On July 18, 2012, RightScale announced its acquisition of the Scotland-based PlanForCloud.com (formerly ShopForCloud.com), which provides a free cloud cost forecasting service.
RightScale introduced the Cloud Maturity Model with the release of its second annual State of the Cloud Report on April 25, 2013. The report findings are based on a RightScale survey of 625 IT decision makers and categorized according to the Cloud Maturity Model, which is an analysis and segmentation of companies based on their varying degrees of cloud adoption.
The company raised $15.6 million in February 2013.
On April 15, 2013, RightScale announced that it would provide enterprise support for Windows Azure in conjunction with the Microsoft announcement of its general availability release of Windows Azure Infrastructure Services.
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