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TMCNet:  Ericsson signs cloud migration SaaS agreement

[February 26, 2013]

Ericsson signs cloud migration SaaS agreement

(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) - Ericsson is expanding its portfolio of cloud and content delivery solutions by a partnership with Rivermeadow - RiverMeadow's Cloud Migration SaaS will be offered as a service to reduce the cost and complexity of migrating applications to the cloud - Migration of application to the cloud is made significantly faster and smoother by using the RiverMeadow SaaS As we move toward a Networked Society in which anything and everything is connected, telecom operators, service providers and enterprises in industries such as transport and utilities have a unique opportunity to position themselves to capitalize on the growth of cloud services.


To make it easier for its customers to grasp this opportunity, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has signed an agreement with RiverMeadow Software that will enable it to offer the US-based company's cloud migration SaaS,as a complement to its growing cloud portfolio.

The RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS automates the migration of live physical, virtual and cloud-based services "as-is" into public, private and hybrid cloud environments. By reducing the cost and complexity of cloud migration, the solution enables operators and service providers to quickly, easily and cost-efficiently deliver the benefits of cloud computing to their customers.

Ericsson will make RiverMeadow available to operators, service providers and enterprise customers globally in industries that benefit from telecom expertise, enabling them to experience the increased agility and efficiency that results from cloud computing.

Paolo Colella Vice President and Head of Consulting and Systems Integration at Ericsson, says: "Cloud computing, mobility and ubiquitous broadband is creating a Networked Society that holds tremendous opportunities for enterprises of all types. We're working with telecom operators, solution partners, and industry verticals across the cloud computing value chain, and RiverMeadow Software is our latest partner in this initiative. Together we can create innovative technologies and sustainable business solutions." Mark Shirman, President and CEO at RiverMeadow Software, says: "RiverMeadow's Cloud Migration SaaS reduces the cost and complexity of migrating to the cloud, and enables carriers to automate the planning and migration of enterprise customers into the cloud. By this partnership, we are proud of becoming part of Ericsson cloud computing ecosystem -- an important building block of the Networked Society vision." RiverMeadow complements Ericsson's growing portfolio of cloud solutions -- accelerating build-up and optimization of data centers in the cloud, as well as enabling cloud services delivery and monetization. Notes to editors About RiverMeadow Software RiverMeadow Software Inc., with offices in Westford, MA and San Jose, CA, develops industry-leading SaaS that automates the migration of physical, virtual and cloud based servers (live and as-is) into and between public, private and hybrid clouds. Our RiverMeadow cloud migration SaaS is a rapid cloud migration solution developed specifically for Carrier and Service Provider Cloud IaaS platforms. Without agents or downtime the RiverMeadow SaaS dramatically reduces the cost and complexity of cloud migration, enabling Carriers and Service Providers to quickly, easily and cost-efficiently deliver the benefits of cloud elasticity to enterprise and SMB customers.

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Ericsson is the world's leading provider of communications technology and services. We are enabling the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutions that allow us all to study, work and live our lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world.

Our offering comprises services, software and infrastructure within Information and Communications Technology for telecom operators and other industries. Today more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic goes through Ericsson networks and we support customers' networks servicing more than 2.5 billion subscribers.

We operate in 180 countries and employ more than 100,000 people. Founded in 1876, Ericsson is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2011 the company's net sales were SEK 226.9 billion (USD 35.0 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX, Stockholm and NASDAQ, New York stock exchanges.

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