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Loudcloud Selected For Staffing

Loudcloud, Inc. QUOTE NASDAQ:LDCL>, the Sunnyville, Calif-based Managed Service Provider (MSP) today announced that EPCjobs Inc., an international staffing agency focused on the engineering, procurement and construction industry, has selected Loudcloud's suite of managed services to deploy, manage and monitor its Internet operations.

With international customers such as Bechtel, EPCjobs has extensive experience in recruiting and supplying staff to engineering and construction projects worldwide. A key part of. EPCjobs is

Loudcloud says that a key part of EPCjobs' strategy is to optimize the use of the Internet throughout its business operations.

The firm is creating an online community to replicate what happens in the real world of engineering and construction industry professionals.

The Web application aims to enable customers to interface with EPCjobs' recruitment consultants, contract workers and other staffing companies, and migrate workers more efficiently from one major project to another.

"When you are dealing with livelihoods and careers, it is incredibly important that both clients and candidates trust you," says Richard Hoare, EPCjobs' vice president of business development.

"By outsourcing the management of our Web site infrastructure to Loudcloud, we have the confidence that our site is going to be up and running and have the time to focus on the development of our applications and international expansion," he explains.

The entire EPCjobs site will be managed and monitored by Loudcloud using its Opsware automation technology.

"Loudcloud enables corporations to cost-effectively manage the infrastructure of their Internet operations with world class stability and scalability," says Ben Horowitz, CEO, president and co-founder of Loudcloud.

"By using Loudcloud to streamline their Internet efforts, simplify their operations, and save time and money, EPCjobs has the flexibility to grow their online platform to better serve their customers."