GridGain Selected by AlwaysOn as an OnCloud Top 100 Winner

Recognized for creating new opportunities in Cloud Computing

FOSTER CITY, Calif. February 11, 2015 – GridGain™ Systems (, the leading innovator behind open source and commercial in-memory data fabric solutions that accelerate business operations and time to insights on-premises and in the cloud, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as an OnCloud Top 100 winner. Inclusion in the OnCloud Top 100 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. GridGain was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

GridGain and the OnCloud Top 100 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn's OnCloud event on February 26, 2015, at the College of San Mateo in Palo Alto, CA. This exclusive event gathers the Global Silicon Valley's brightest minds at OnCloud for a lively exchange on the top trends and most lucrative entrepreneurial opportunities in business-to-business applications, cloud infrastructure and security.

"The OnCloud Top 100 represents the best-of-breed of private companies in business-to-business applications, management tools, security and infrastructure sectors," explained AlwaysOn founder and editor, Tony Perkins. "Given the amount of growth and investment pouring into the cloud—by both emerging and Fortune 1000 companies, the OnCloud Top 100 Private companies are well positioned to be the fastest growing and most highly valued new companies on the planet."

The OnCloud Top 100 winners were selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2015 list.

The award reinforces the unique advantages of GridGain's comprehensive and proven In-Memory Data Fabric, the popularity of its open source approach, and an acknowledgment of the extensive need of today's real-time businesses to achieve high-performance, hyper-scale computing on-premises and in the cloud. The GridGain In-Memory Data Fabric is a proven software solution that delivers unprecedented speed and unlimited scale to accelerate business operations and time to insights by orders of magnitude. It is designed to easily power both existing and new applications in a distributed, in-memory architecture on affordable commodity hardware, without requiring a rip-and-replace of existing databases.

A full list of all the OnCloud Top 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at

"We are honored to receive this award and it further bolsters our commitment to cloud innovation," said Abe Kleinfeld, CEO of GridGain. "With the explosion of data production and consumption, in-memory technology provides the only practical way to harness the computing power necessary to manage the skyrocketing data demands of modern cloud, big data, mobile, social and IoT applications. GridGain is leading that revolution, delivering its SaaS and enterprise customers a unique competitive advantage, by enabling them to not only ingest but quickly process and derive value from their data."

About GridGain
GridGain is the innovator behind the leading open source and commercial In-Memory Data Fabric, which is designed to conquer today’s Fast Data challenges and unleash the competitive advantage of any real-time business, whether on-premises or in the cloud. Offering the most comprehensive in-memory computing solution for high-volume transactions, real-time analytics and hybrid data processing, GridGain enables Fortune 500 companies and innovative mobile, web and SaaS companies to anticipate and innovate ahead of market changes. GridGain is headquartered in Foster City, California. Download a 30-day free trial of the GridGain In-Memory Data Fabric here. For more information, visit and follow on Twitter at @gridgain.

About AlwaysOn
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley. Founded by Red Herring founding editor, Tony Perkins in 2003, AlwaysOn’s mission is to continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers, and advertisers like no other media brand.

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Samantha Leggat
Lighthouse PR