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Evaluate and Run Big Data Solutions in the GoGrid Cloud

Our History

GoGrid enables companies to evaluate and run multiple, on-demand Big Data solutions quickly, simply, reliably, securely, and cost-effectively. As the leader in Open Data Services (ODS), GoGrid is committed to delivering purpose-built, non-opinionated Big Data solutions and services for the management and integration of open source, commercial, and proprietary technologies across multiple platforms. With over 15,000 customers and over 600,000 VMs deployed, GoGrid has pioneered cloud infrastructure for more than a decade for companies like Condé Nast, Merkle, and Preventice. Below are some of the milestones in our company’s history.

Key Milestones

2014

June GoGrid named one of the 10 Most Powerful IaaS Companies by Network World
May GoGrid announces new Big Data partnerships with Clustrix and Couchbase
May GoGrid sponsors new community site, OpenOrchestration.org, featuring a repository for orchestration solutions, tools, and services
March GoGrid CTO Heather McKelvey named to Top 5 Most Influential Women in the Data Center Industry
February GoGrid launches ecosystem of Big Data solutions built on best-of-breed open source technologies
February GoGrid debuts automated 1-Button DeployTM of Cassandra, MongoDB, and Riak
February GoGrid announces first wave of partnerships with Big Data providers: Basho, DataStax, Hortonworks, and MongoDB

2013

November GoGrid debuts first on-demand platform for evaluating and running Big Data technologies
October GoGrid CEO John Keagy named to CRN's Top 100 Executives Foremost Leaders in IT for 2013
September GoGrid launches Cloud Bridge dedicated data center-to-world connectivity
May GoGrid named to the Hot 100 Best Privately Held Software Companies by JMP Securities
April GoGrid launches new cloud Firewall Service based on software-defined network (SDN) architecture
April GoGrid chosen an OnDemand Top 100 finalist in the Cloud – Infrastructure category by AlwaysOn
March GoGrid named one of the 20 Coolest Cloud Infrastructure Vendors by CRN
January GoGrid introduces Dynamic Load-Balancing service for high-availability websites
January GoGrid positioned as a Strong Performer in Forrester’s “Hosted Private Cloud” Wave report

2012

November GoGrid positioned as a Challenger in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS”
November GoGrid partners with hack/reduce, Boston's Big Data Hacker Space
August GoGrid and IBM create a joint solution to deliver Big Data in the cloud
July GoGrid named cloud vendor “Champion” in the 2012 “Vendor landscape: Cloud IaaS” report by Info-Tech Research Group
June GoGrid joins the Cloudera Connect Partner Program
May GoGrid extends its Private Cloud solution to Amsterdam data center
April GoGrid launches new Big Data solution for predictive analytics
March GoGrid positioned as a Challenger in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Managed Hosting”
March GoGrid named one the of the 20 Coolest Cloud Infrastructure Vendors by CRN
March GoGrid chosen an OnDemand Top 100 finalist in the Cloud – Infrastructure category by AlwaysOn
March GoGrid successfully completes SSAE 16 Type II SOC 1 audit
January GoGrid opens EMEA Headquarters and new data center in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2011

November GoGrid introduces CloudLink dedicated private line service
November GoGrid named a “cloud-first” provider in Forrester Research’s “Market Overview: Public IaaS Clouds, Q4 2011, Part 2” report
September GoGrid launches partner referral program
September GoGrid named Cloud Vendor “Champion” in Info-Tech Research Group’s “Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service Vendor Landscape” report
March GoGrid introduces Image Rights Management (IRM) technology for ISVs on the GoGrid Exchange
February GoGrid opens new West Coast data center in San Francisco
January GoGrid releases Private Cloud solution to bridge the gap between current and future cloud-based IT infrastructure requirements
January GoGrid scores top reliability & SLA ratings in the “Do SLAs Really Matter?” study by CloudHarmony

2010

December GoGrid positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant in Gartner’s “Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting Magic Quadrant”
December GoGrid named one of the Top 10 Best Cloud Services for 2010 by HostReview
November GoGrid named an Efficiency in Technology award finalist by Up-Start
October GoGrid releases IaaS app for the iPhone/iPad
August GoGrid launches Open Source Software (OSS) program
June GoGrid opens East Coast data center in Ashburn, Virginia
June GoGrid named top performer in “Input/Output (I/O) Cloud Performance” benchmarking report by CloudHarmony
June GoGrid wins Best Channel Incentives award at ASCII Reseller Success Summit
May GoGrid named one of the Hottest Companies in San Francisco by Lead411
January GoGrid named one of the 20 Coolest Cloud Platform Vendors by CRN

2009

December GoGrid named one of the Top 10 Best SaaS Providers for 2009 by HostReview
December GoGrid named one of the Top 10 Best Cloud Services for 2009 by HostReview
November GoGrid introduces its Content Delivery Network (CDN)
November GoGrid launches the GoGrid Exchange
July GoGrid positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Web Hosting and Hosted Cloud System Infrastructure Services (On Demand)”
May GoGrid named one of the 10 Cloud Computing Companies to Watch by NetworkWorld
March GoGrid delivers programs, services, and features optimized for the Microsoft architecture
January GoGrid moves its API to Creative Commons

2008

December GoGrid named one of the Top 10 Best Cloud Services for 2008 by HostReview
October GoGrid introduces Cloud Servers running Windows and PHP
August GoGrid offers Windows Server 2008 Cloud Servers
August GoGrid awarded Best of Show by LinuxWorld
July GoGrid named a Product Excellence award finalist for Best Virtualization Solution by LinuxWorld
July GoGrid releases its API for programmatic management of cloud infrastructure
April GoGrid launches its IaaS service

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