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Social TV SaaS Company Leaves AWS for Cloud 2.0 Provider

ProfitBricks unveils Tomorrowish case study, highlights cloud 2.0 flexibility and scalability benefits for SaaS companies

ProfitBricks, the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) company that completely reengineered the delivery of cloud computing, today announced that SaaS company Tomorrowish® has switched from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to ProfitBricks’ cloud 2.0 solution

Cambridge, 06/05/2013 – Tomorrowish is the first Social Media DVR™, allowing viewers of popular TV shows to read and send tweets in a real-time synchronized feed while viewing previously aired episodes. Tomorrowish was initially built on Amazon’s EC2 Cloud, but early in the development process Tomorrowish Founder and President Mick Darling reached out to President of Enfold I.T.Dan Afonso for technical guidance in exploring AWS alternatives.

“Although we initially did our work on the EC2 Cloud, we didn’t like the way AWS forced us into their development model,” said Darling. “What we could set-up and configure on a private server in an hour took a full day on AWS.” “….ProfitBricks allows us to fully-modify the three essential configuration points - CPU cores, RAM and storage – including vertically scaling our MySQL servers up to 196GB of RAM. This enables us to architect for our specific needs and requirements, achieving optimum resources at an ideal price,” said Darling.

With these criteria in mind, Tomorrowish moved from AWS to ProfitBricks.

A full explanation of why Tomorrowish chose ProfitBricks can be read in the Tomorrowish Cloud 2.0 case study. To learn more about how ProfitBricks is addressing the scalability, performance, affordability and ease-of-use criteria that SaaS companies like Tomorrowish demand read today’s related blog post by ProfitBricks platform evangelist Pete Johnson.

Tomorrowish®

Tomorrowish is a startup company headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., that launched its first social TV products in March 2011. Tomorrowish captures, filters, syncs and replays the social media messages associated with TV shows, advertisements, conferences, films, political events and more. Tomorrowish allows for viewing content synchronized with the original social media conversation. Tomorrowish.tv is a platform to see how Tomorrowish works with premium Hulu content, conferences and other events. Tomorrowish supplies APIs and white-labeled customizable widgets and services to content distributors. More information at http://www.tomorrowish.com Connect with Tomorrowish Websites: http://tomorrowish.tv | http://tomorrowish.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Tomorrowish/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/tomorrowish/

ProfitBricks

ProfitBricks - Cloud Computing 2.0 - is the cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) company offering more speed and flexibility than any other cloud provider. Founded in 2010 by the previous co-founders of 1&1 AG, ProfitBricks has built the world's first, true virtual datacenter, enabling users custom defined instances with live vertical scaling and class-leading double redundant cloud storage – all with simple and transparent minute-based billing. It also developed the first graphical Data Center Designer that makes the ProfitBricks Cloud Computing service the easiest to setup and maintain. CRN Magazine recently picked ProfitBricks as the "Coolest Startup" of 2012. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany and Boston, Mass., ProfitBricks can be found online at www.profitbricks.com.

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