itopia launches ready-to-code cloud environments for remote and hybrid developers

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–itopia, a leading provider of cloud orchestration and automation solutions, launches itopia Spaces, its fully managed, ready-to-code cloud environments for software developers. Designed to enable distributed teams to work more productively and securely, itopia spaces allow developers to launch cloud workspaces in a browser – preconfigured with all dependencies – while enterprises actively prevent code exfiltration with precise and configurable security controls.

Launch customers for the new service include Neustar and 8base, which are deploying the solution to hundreds of software developers.

“We have software developers all over the world. Improving their productivity while protecting the security of our codebase in today’s hybrid work environment is critical to us,” said Albert Santalo, Founder and CEO of 8base. “itopia helps us ship products faster and more securely, without disrupting our existing development workflows.”

Itopia Spaces provide a modern software development environment that better aligns with the way developers want to work. In a recent Harness survey, 74% of developers said they want to continue working remotely, even after the pandemic. With itopia, instead of spending days setting up and maintaining multiple environments and struggling with hardware compatibility, developers simply choose their IDE and start building code in the cloud in seconds.

The solution is based on Selkies, the open-source, cloud-native streaming platform created in partnership with Google Cloud. itopia now offers the platform as a fully managed service to enterprises and global system integrators to make secure coding an engaging experience.

“The rise of today’s hybrid work environment is causing many organizations to re-evaluate the approach to remote developer work,” said Manvinder Singh, Director of Partnerships at Google Cloud. “We’re excited to have itopia spaces available on Google Cloud Marketplace to help customers and their developer teams build and launch new products securely, no matter where they work.”

itopia also announced its membership in the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), which is part of the non-profit Linux Foundation. The announcement is part of itopia’s deepening connection to the cloud computing community and Kubernetes and open source ecosystems, serving as strong support for itopia’s vision of simplifying hybrid working for software teams.

“As software organizations have more and more distributed workforces, there is a need to quickly onboard remote developers and ensure they have everything they need to be productive from n anywhere,” said Priyanka Sharma, executive director of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. “We are delighted that itopia has joined the CNCF to bring its expertise in distributed workforce technology to the cloud-native ecosystem and we look forward to driving innovation together.”

itopia Spaces is available to any business today through itopiaspaces.com or Google Cloud Marketplace with a 14-day trial available.

About itopia

itopia makes hybrid working radically better by providing secure access to apps in a web browser. From distributed employees to software developers to students, itopia removes the complexity and lowers the cost of delivering the software, apps, and cloud infrastructure people need to be productive and secure in a working world. from anywhere. itopia’s customers include leading companies in financial services, retail, contact centers/BPO, software development, education, healthcare, telecommunications and manufacturing. For more information, visit itopia.com.

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