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NJVC® Introduces Cloudcuity™ AppDeployer to Create and Sell Software Apps

Developers Can Create, Deploy and Publish Apps in the Cloud for Free

NJVC®, an information technology (IT) solutions provider headquartered in Northern Virginia, introduces CloudcuityTM AppDeployer, a new and innovative platform a s a service that allows developers to quickly create and publish software-as-a-service applications for sale in the cloud. Cloudcuity AppDeployer is part of the NJVC Cloudcuity portfolio of cloud offerings.

"Cloudcuity AppDeployer is a game changer for the software development industry," said Kevin L. Jackson, vice president and general manager, NJVC Cloudcuity. "Cloudcuity AppDeployer offers an alternative to writing business applications from scratch the old slow and costly way. With Cloudcuity AppDeployer, developers and independent software vendors can start building applications for free, and potentially take enterprise-class software systems to market in weeks instead of years."

A key component of AppDeployer empowers developers with point-and-click tools to rapidly prototype and deploy applications without programming. Its software development kit makes it possible to write add-on modules that integrate with open-source, third-party and legacy systems. AppDeployer makes it easy to publish apps for sale; developers merely need to set a price, click a button and their app is instantly available worldwide. AppDeployer also is available as a licensed product for deployment in customers' own clouds.

The engine behind AppDeployer has been employed by the U.S. government and commercial and academic organizations to build apps for a wide variety of functions, including catalog management, nonprofit management, team management and collaboration and long-term care logistics.

Although AppDeployer is designed for ease of use, it can support the development of complex applications. For instance, NJVC is developing a disaster management system on AppDeployer that integrates Google geospatial services. This enterprise system can be deployed on-demand in crisis-response scenarios by first responders around the globe. The system showcases how Cloudcuity AppDeployer provides on-demand provisioning and application multi-tenancy within large and complex organizations.

Important to software developers in the federal space, AppDeployer -designed apps inherently align with the National Institute of Standards and Technology Reference Architecture for Cloud Computing, encompassing all three major cloud service models: SaaS, PaaS and infrastructure as a service. Cary Landis, NJVC Cloudcuity platform practice lead, was instrumental in the development of the NIST reference architecture, and led a NIST subgroup to clarify the PaaS and other cloud service models.

Cloudcuity is the NJVC framework for delivering cloud service offerings. This framework helps users transition their technology applications to a cloud environment, while cutting spending, improving process and billing inefficiencies and complying with a myriad of regulatory and security requirements.
AppDeployer leverages a platform engine licensed from Virtual Global.

To learn more about the features and benefits of Cloudcuity AppDeployer, visit or call 703.665.9119.
About NJVC® With a focus on information technology automation, NJVC® specializes in supporting highly secure, complex IT enterprises in business- and mission-critical environments, particularly for the intelligence and defense communities. We offer a wide breadth of IT and strategic solutions to our customers, ranging from strategic consulting to managed flexible services in five business areas: Cloud Services, Cyber Security, Data Center Services, IT Services and Print Solutions. We partner with our customers to support their missions with security-cleared, dedicated and talented employees ready to deploy globally. To learn more, visit

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Kevin Jackson, founder of the GovCloud Network, is an independent technology and business consultant specializing in mission critical solutions. He has served in various senior management positions including VP & GM Cloud Services NJVC, Worldwide Sales Executive for IBM and VP Program Management Office at JP Morgan Chase. His formal education includes MSEE (Computer Engineering), MA National Security & Strategic Studies and a BS Aerospace Engineering. Jackson graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1979 and retired from the US Navy earning specialties in Space Systems Engineering, Airborne Logistics and Airborne Command and Control. He also served with the National Reconnaissance Office, Operational Support Office, providing tactical support to Navy and Marine Corps forces worldwide. Kevin is the founder and author of “Cloud Musings”, a widely followed blog that focuses on the use of cloud computing by the Federal government. He is also the editor and founder of “Government Cloud Computing” electronic magazine, published at To set up an appointment CLICK HERE

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