Electric Cloud

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Electric Cloud, Inc.
IndustryComputer Software
HeadquartersSan Jose, California, USA
Key people
Carmine Napolitano (Chief Executive Officer)
John Ousterhout (Founder)
John Graham-Cumming (Founder)
Number of employees

Electric Cloud, Inc. is a privately held, DevOps software company based in San Jose, CA. Electric Cloud’s Adaptive Release Orchestration platform helps organizations like E*TRADE, HPE, Intel and Lockheed Martin confidently adapt to change and to release new applications at any speed demanded by the business, with the analytics and insight to measure, track, and improve their results.


Electric Cloud was founded in April 29, 2002 by John Ousterhout, the creator of Tcl, and John Graham-Cumming. In November 2002, it released its first product, ElectricAccelerator, a tool that significantly reduces the time it takes for builds and tests by intelligently distributing workloads across local, network, or cloud resources.

On November 6, 2006, their second product, ElectricCommander, was released to automate and orchestrate development toolchains. In June 2014, ElectricCommander became the foundation for the adaptive release orchestration platform called ElectricFlow. The product encompasses release orchestration, environment and pipeline provisioning, and deployment automation. In October 2017, Carmine Napolitano, formerly Electric Cloud's CFO, was appointed CEO.

Electric Cloud is a private company, funded in part by US Venture Partners, RRE Ventures, Rembrandt Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, and Siemens Venture Capital.

In 2014, Electric Cloud partnered with well-known author and DevOps specialist Gene Kim to co-found the DevOps Enterprise Summit. The conferenced focuses on agile, continuous delivery, and DevOps transformations within enterprise companies.


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