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CloudLinux Integrates with Vembu StoreGrid to Improve Stability of Shared Hosting Servers

January 11, 2012 by  

StoreGrid NewsPRINCETON, N.J. – CloudLinux, Inc., developers of the only commercially-supported Linux server operating system made specifically for shared hosting, today announced integration with managed online backup software StoreGrid Hosting Provider Edition from Vembu Technologies — delivering a solid, easy path to managed online backup.

“Now, providers using StoreGrid can easily enhance the security and efficiency of their shared hosting businesses by upgrading their operating system to CloudLinux OS,” said Igor Seletskiy, CloudLinux CEO. “Better control over computing resources leads to a better overall customer experience and results in lower churn.”


Vembu StoreGrid is built to address the complex data protection and disaster recovery requirements of dedicated, shared, cloud and managed hosting providers. Worldwide, some 3,000 managed service providers use StoreGrid for the managed backup service they offer customers. Providers can back up heterogeneous and virtualized environments at a very affordable cost.

CloudLinux cages each user account within its own Lightweight Virtual Environment (LVE), allowing system administrators to limit CPU, memory, and the concurrent connections available to each server tenant. LVE effectively prevents the, “bad neighbor effect,” wherein one tenant can slow or take down an entire server. By limiting abuse, shared hosters can substantially increase server density, bringing far greater efficiency to their business.

Also, CloudLinux OS includes MySQL Governor, which enables tight control over the MySQL resources available to users, and will soon release CageFS, the industry’s only virtualized file system for shared hosters. CageFS assures that user files are only available to, and viewable by, their owner. CloudLinux also offers the fastest updates in the industry, with professional support available 24/7.

“StoreGrid Hosting Provider Edition is built to address the complex data protection and disaster recovery requirements of hosting providers — so the added stability provided by CloudLinux OS is a real plus for our customers,” said Sekar Vembu, CEO of Vembu. “Service providers now have a rock-solid platform for their managed backup service.”

About CloudLinux, Inc.
With expertise in the areas of hosting, kernel and open source, CloudLinux serves the specific needs of those in the web hosting industry. Founded in 2009, CloudLinux is privately funded and headquartered in Princeton, N.J.

CloudLinux has been recognized as a leader in the industry and received numerous awards. Twice, CloudLinux has been listed as a top 10 cloud provider by HostReview. Also, CloudLinux received the Editor’s Choice Award by Web Host Magazine & Buyer’s Guide.

About Vembu Technologies
Vembu Technologies is an established leader in providing flexible, reliable, and cost-effective backup solutions. Vembu’s flagship product, StoreGrid, is a network-based disk-to-disk software system for backing up desktops and servers. StoreGrid comes in four editions: Service Provider Edition for MSPs, VARs; Hosting Provider Edition for hosting providers; StoreGrid Cloud for MSPs, VARs leveraging the Amazon Web Services; and Professional Edition for businesses and educational institutions. StoreGrid is currently deployed on hundreds of thousands of workstations and servers worldwide.

Vembu was founded in 2004, and has won many awards and has been recognized by various leading industry bodies. For more information, including free trials and software downloads, please visit www.vembu.com.

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