Softlayer.com Extends Product Line to Include “Deploying Your Own Private Cloud”
March 7, 2013 by FindMyHost News
Web Hosting Services – Dallas, Texas – Softlayer.com, a dedicated servers provider, today announced the addition of a “Deploying Your Own Private Cloud” option. The new product allows webmasters to automate almost every task necessary to launch a professional website in less than a couple hours.
The new hosting option allows webmasters to start with a whole cloud which is ready to launch a website with unrestricted back office access. Webmasters have complete control over every aspect of launching and maintaining an ecommerce website.
The Deploying Your Own Private Cloud product includes the following automated functions.
- Provisions Management Server and installs its management system.
- Provisions Host Servers and installs each host’s hypervisor.
- Registers Host Servers with the Management Server.
- Completes additional network and resource management tasks.
As a cloud management solution, the company’s private clouds are available with the extremely popular Citrix CloudPlatform which is powered by Apache CloudStack. CloudPlatform’s ease of use and flexibility provide the control that’s necessary for easy scalability and increased efficiency.
The company’s private cloud service functions as a stand-alone environment which can easily be integrated with other services including database clusters, a content delivery network and dedicated and cloud severs. Key advantages include:
- Automated Deployment
- On-Demand Scalability
- Full Management Access and Control
- Seamless Global Deployment
- SoftLayer Object Storage Integration
- RightScale Integration
Softlayer.com is one of only a few hosting providers in the world to offer a private cloud computing environment that consists of one or more physical servers each of which utilize the latest virtualization technology. Customers control the entire environment including virtual resources available for both consumers and businesses. “Businesses today are beginning to get more tech savvy so we want to provide options our customers are familiar with and enjoy working on” said the CEO.
The company’s consistent innovation throughout the years and superior customer support has allowed the business to win the Editors’ Choice Award in the ‘Business Web Hosting’ category in January of 2013. The award was issued by the extremely popular online magazine FindMyHost.com. About SoftLayer Technologies
Headquartered in Dallas, SoftLayer operates a global cloud infrastructure platform built for Internet scale. Spanning 13 data centers in the United States, Asia and Europe and a global footprint of network points of presence, SoftLayer’s modular architecture provides unparalleled performance and control, with a full-featured API and sophisticated automation controlling a flexible platform that seamlessly spans physical and virtual devices, and a global network for secure, low-latency communications. With 100,000 servers under management, SoftLayer is the largest privately held infrastructure-as-a-service provider in the world with a portfolio of leading-edge customers from Web startups to global enterprises. For more information, please visit www.softlayer.com.
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