Eucalyptus Inks Deal With Amazon

Santa Barbara-based Eucalpytus Systems, the developer of cloud software deployment tools, has inked a major deal today, with Amazon is tapping Eucalyptus to make it easier for enterprise customers to migrate their web applications between Amazon and their own IT environments. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Eucalpytus, which is venture backed by Benchmark Capital, BV Capital, and New Enterprise Associates, makes software which helps enterprise customers deploy cloud computing infrastructure. The firm is being run by Marten Mickos, who had previously served as CEO of MySQL AB.