Network World: 10 Start-ups to Watch in 2010

NetworkWorld NetworkWorld recently published its Outlook 2010 issue.  One of the articles included in that outlook featured a look at emerging companies in start-up mode.   The article 10 Start-ups to Watch in 2010 was written by Jon Brodkin.  Here is a summary of the ten companies mentioned in the article

  1. CloudSwitch:  Moves existing applications to public clouds, without having to rewrite them.  www.cloudswitch.com
  2. Dasient:  Has a new web security service designed to identify legitimate Web sites infected by malicious code.  www.dasient.com
  3. Eucalyptus Systems:  Offers open source software that aggregates infrastructure into private clouds and allows end-user customization and self-service provisioning.  www.eucalyptus.com
  4. HyTrust:  Offers a virtualization security tool that provides a centralized point of control. www.hytrust.com
  5. MeLLmo: Offers “Roambi”, which takes business intelligence data and converts it into interactive visualizations for the iPhone.  www.roambi.com
  6. MobileIron: Offers a Virtual Smartphone Platform that provides IT department visibility into mobile devices and their data.   www.mobileiron.com
  7. Vineyard Networks:  Offers NetCore On Demand, which is a SaaS network management tool.  www.vineyardnetworks.com
  8. Viridity Software:  Viridity helps reduce energy usage by mapping the connections between applications and specific IT equipment. www.viridity.com
  9. Wanova:  Offers virtual desktop software enabling better performance and offline desktop use for mobile and remote workers.   http://wanova.com
  10. Zetta: Provides a cloud storage service with enterprise-class features. http://www.zetta.net

As you can see, cloud, virtualization, and mobile are some common threads.

For more on these companies, check out the article 10 Start-ups to Watch in 2010  and the slideshow.