Partnership between cloud cost savings innovator ParkMyCloud and global technology distributor Avnet enables cloud cost optimization among partners and their customers

Sterling, VA, September 14th, 2016 – ParkMyCloud, the leading automated scheduling and optimization tool for Amazon Web Services (AWS), announced today that Avnet, one of the world’s largest global technology distributors, will now offer ParkMyCloud through the Avnet Cloud Marketplace.

Avnet’s partners, including value-added resellers (VARs), independent software vendors (ISVs), managed service providers (MSPs) and system integrators (SIs), can purchase, provision, and track the use of products like ParkMyCloud through the Avnet Cloud Marketplace. This streamlined procurement process enables partners who already have a relationship with Avnet to provide ParkMyCloud’s cloud savings and optimization to their customers. Those customers can then reduce spending on non-production AWS instances by 60% or more.

“We’re proud to partner with Avnet as part of their initiative to support cloud management and cloud cost control,” said ParkMyCloud CEO and Co-Founder Jay Chapel. “What many companies don’t realize is that as their spending on cloud services grows, there is a tendency for much of that spend to be wasted on unused hours. It is imperative that partners help their customers optimize cloud spend and eliminate waste.”

“We created the Avnet Cloud Marketplace to provide our partners with an easy way to not only buy, sell and provision cloud services, but to also help them manage cloud deployments,” said Tim FitzGerald, Vice President of Digital Transformation for Avnet in the Americas. “Our partners will now have a new option to help their customers maximize their cloud investments with the addition of ParkMyCloud to our portfolio.”

About ParkMyCloud

ParkMyCloud is a simple, single-purpose SaaS tool that enables users to automatically schedule on/off times for their idle cloud computing servers (also known as “parking”). Users save up to 60% on cloud server spend by paying only for the time they actually use to avoid wasted spending. Customers include McDonald’s, Sage Software, Neustar, Avid, Wolters Kluwer and Tristar Medical Group. For more information, visit

About Katy Stalcup

Katy Stalcup is the Director of Marketing for ParkMyCloud, where she’s responsible for a wide variety of content development, campaigns, and events. Since ParkMyCloud's founding, she's evangelized its message of simple cost savings and automation (seriously, in the words of one of our customers, "There is literally no reason not to use ParkMyCloud"). Katy is a Northern Virginia native who is happy to contribute to the region’s growing reputation as an East Coast gathering point for technology innovation - particularly as a graduate of the Alexandria, VA Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. She also earned bachelor’s degrees in communication and psychology from Virginia Tech. In her free time, she enjoys reading novels, playing strategy board games, and travel both near and far.