FatCloud Accelerates .NET Application Development, Backed by Elevator Labs

FatCloud, a new startup developing a .NET-focused, platform-as-a-service (PaaS) development platform, said today that it has launched it services, helping developers to deliver their .NET applications. The firm--which is backed by Elevator Labs--said it helps provide scale-out processing, data management, and availability/redundancy for .NET applications, using a cluster/grid of servers to help scale those apps. The new company is headed by Ian Miller, and is backed by startup incubator Elevator Labs. The company said it already has a number of customers, including Cricket Wireless's Muve Music streaming service. Miller has previously served at such companies as IBM, Platform Computing, Cray Inc., PolyServe and Hewlett-Packard.