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Best Cloud Infrastructure and Best Cloud Management Solution; ProfitBricks Wins Two SIIA Software CODiE Awards

Cloud Computing and Infrastructure as a Service Provider Wins SIIA CODiE Awards for Its Second Generation Cloud Computing Service

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/27/14 -- ProfitBricks, the price/performance leader in Cloud Computing - IaaS, is pleased to announce that we have won two 2014 SIIA CODiE awards for Best Cloud Infrastructure and Best Cloud Management Solution. Winners of these prestigious awards represent the software industry's best products, technologies and services.

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries. A SIIA CODiE Award win for Best Cloud Infrastructure and Best Cloud Management Solution is an especially prestigious honor as each award winner was reviewed by a field of industry experts, whose evaluations determined 125 finalists. SIIA members reviewed the finalists and voted to select this year's CODiE Awards Winners.

ProfitBricks' IaaS service is the industry's price/performance leader, and is built on tightly integrated cloud management and automation software and second generation hardware and networks. The result of years of development and innovation is a platform where customers enjoy the most flexibility and performance in the market, while providing a service that is 61% to 80% less expensive than the market leader.

Winning an award based on peer review demonstrates the ProfitBricks commitment to innovation and customer success as we expand the capabilities of Cloud Computing, driving the industry forward as Cloud migrations accelerate.

"This award validates not only our vision, but the team's hard work spent to deliver the highest performance, most flexible and easiest to use Cloud Computing service which singularly leads the market in price/performance," says Achim Weiss, ProfitBricks CEO. "With customer use cases spanning SaaS providers, Big Data implementations, Gaming companies, Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and beyond, ProfitBricks excels at delivering a service that exceeds the expectations of our customers while being budget friendly."

"SIIA's 2014 Software CODiE Award winners have some of the most innovative, high-impact software products and services in the market," said SIIA Vice President for the Software Division, Rhianna Collier. "We congratulate all of this year's CODiE Award winners and thank them for the contributions they have made to the software and services industry."

About SIIA

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education, and intellectual property protection to more than 700 leading software and information companies.

The SIIA Software Division provides a forum for companies developing the applications, services, infrastructure and tools that are driving the software and services industry forward. For further information, visit www.siia.net/software

About ProfitBricks
ProfitBricks -- the IaaS price/performance leader who introduced Cloud Computing 2.0 -- offers more speed, flexibility and value than any other cloud provider. Founded in 2010 by the co-founders of 1&1 Internet Web Hosting, ProfitBricks enables customers to build true virtual data centers with custom defined instances, live vertical scaling and class-leading double redundant cloud storage -- all with simple and transparent minute-based billing. ProfitBricks also developed the first graphical Data Center Designer that makes the ProfitBricks cloud computing service the easiest to set up and maintain. ProfitBricks has patents pending and recently CRN named ProfitBricks one of the coolest Cloud Providers of 2014. Additionally, ProfitBricks was named to CIO Review's 20 Most Promising Cloud Computing Companies. ProfitBricks has offices in Berlin, Germany, Boston, Massachusetts, and San Antonio, Texas. Visit ProfitBricks at www.profitbricks.com.

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