The Story Is a Good One

The 451 Group is an independent technology-industry analyst company focused on the business of enterprise IT innovation.  Steve Steinke, Research Director, Networks, released an analysis of our CloudCommand technology.  Steve gets it, and he wrote some very positive words about us.  CloudCommand is an online networking platform — Wi-Fi is just the beginning of what we can do.

To access the full report, you must subscribe (sign up for a trial).  Here’s an excerpt:

“We think that Wi-Fi software isn’t the only product sector that can take advantage of the PowerCloud approach. Storage, routing, switching and security might also respond to an approach that separates hardware development from software development, with cloud-based configuration, setup and management.”

We think the summary of our strength says it all:

The story is a good one – bundling feature-heavy software with lightweight hardware to keep costs low may work not only for PowerCloud but also provide an example for other vendors. PARC’s reputation for ideas and quality is a good one.

About PowerCloud Systems
PowerCloud Systems is the leading online software platform provider for enabling Networking as a Service (NaaS). Its CloudCommand technology provides OEMs and service providers with the most powerful and cost-effective path for adding comprehensive cloud capabilities to their new and existing networking equipment. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., PowerCloud Systems is a spin-out from PARC that is funded by Qualcomm Ventures, Walden Venture Capital, Javelin Venture Partners and PARC. For more information, visit

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