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Making Public Cloud Reselling “Simple,” Limestone Networks Adds LSN Cloud to Their Industry Leading Reseller Program

July 3, 2014 by · Comments Off on Making Public Cloud Reselling “Simple,” Limestone Networks Adds LSN Cloud to Their Industry Leading Reseller Program 

Limestone Networks Cloud Reseller Dallas, TX – Limestone Networks, a leading IaaS provider of on-demand, dedicated and cloud hosting services, has launched their innovative public cloud reseller solution. Cloud reselling is a hot, promising market, and Limestone has developed a solution that makes it both easy and affordable to get started.

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OnePortal, Limestone’s proprietary control panel, gives clients broad control over their hosting through an extensive API. White-labeling, automated OS reloads, power & port control and network diagnostics are a few of the existing features of this robust client-management portal. With the addition of public cloud reselling, Limestone has added easy integration with WHMCS. The free available plugin enables LSN clients to resell both cloud and dedicated servers instantly. More specifically, resellers can automate their provisions and cancellations of cloud, modify the firewall, scale client instances and further administrate servers. “Installation is simple,” said Trent Schmidt, Lead Developer for Limestone Networks. “Drop in files, setup the options you want to configure and voila – you’re selling full SSD cloud.”

Solid

LSN Cloud, the public cloud offering for Limestone Networks, was built to satisfy the uncompromising demands of enterprise-level customers, while also accounting for the performance, ease-of-use and affordability requirements of the consumer market. LSN Cloud was built using advanced routers from Cisco and Juniper, Xeon E5 series hypervisors and distributed SSD storage powered by OnApp. As a result, LSN Cloud is an ideal solution for reseller hosting providers to leverage as they seek to augment their services. “Our primary ambition when designing LSN Cloud was to create a solution that offered high availability and scalability, as well as excellent performance,” said John Berry, Director of Networks & Engineering. “With a Unix-Benchmark well above our competitors, we’re happy with the results.”

Superior

Quality service and affordable prices are distinguishing features of Limestone Networks. LSN server provisions and support response times are among the best in the industry. The company’s prices are equally competitive when compared with other peers in the premium hosting segment. Their public cloud reseller solution is no different. Since infrastructure costs such as hypervisors and switches aren’t applicable with Limestone’s solution, resellers can start selling LSN Cloud immediately for a nominal deposit. As a bonus, clients can incur tremendous saving by committing to cloud resources monthly. “Our public cloud reseller program will make it easier for our clients to reach a much larger customer base,” explained Michele Warren, Director of Marketing. “And that is something to be excited about.”

Summary

Public cloud reselling is an active, maturing market and Limestone Networks has developed a brilliant solution that is easily initiated, solidly built and expertly serviced.

About Limestone Networks
Limestone Networks is a leading IaaS provider of on-demand cloud, dedicated and enterprise hosting services. LSN has an advanced data center which includes multi-layered security, N+1 and 2N redundancy and premium bandwidth carriers. Limestone Networks features an industry-leading reseller program, robust client management portal and end-user panel, with 24/7 passionate support.

For more information concerning Limestone’s public cloud reseller platform, contact an Account Specialist.

Dell Unveils OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service Cloud Solution

July 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on Dell Unveils OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service Cloud Solution 

Hosting ServicesROUND ROCK, Texas – To further advance the adoption of open source Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Dell today announced the first available cloud solution offering based on the OpenStack platform—the Dell OpenStack Cloud Solution. Customers seeking alternatives to existing cloud options based on proprietary, licensed software models can now utilize the Dell OpenStack Cloud Solution, which integrates the OpenStack cloud operating system, cloud-optimized Dell PowerEdge C servers, the Dell-developed “Crowbar” OpenStack installer, and services from Dell and Rackspace Cloud Builders.

The Dell OpenStack Cloud Solution comes with a reference architecture designed to help customers quickly integrate, deploy and manage their IT resources in an OpenStack environment. Tested, validated, and supported by Dell, the reference architecture is based on Dell PowerEdge C Series servers, which capture the efficiencies and design lessons learned from some of the world’s largest hosting and cloud providers, while being engineered to maximize revenue per-square foot within the data center. Read more

CloudSigma joins the Open Virtualisation Alliance (OVA)

July 15, 2011 by · Comments Off on CloudSigma joins the Open Virtualisation Alliance (OVA) 

Hosting ServicesZürich – CloudSigma AG, the public Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider based in Switzerland, today announced its membership of the Open Virtualisation Alliance (OVA). The OVA aims to further support for open source virtualisation around KVM and foster interoperability between various cloud market participants.

Patrick Baillie, CEO commented ‘We’ve always been committed from inception to both the open source software movement and interoperability and easy data portability within the cloud. We are proud to join the Open Virtualisation Alliance and contribute to open virtualisation platforms and computing.’ Read more

Red Hat Evolves Cloud Offerings with Private Cloud Architecture Course

June 24, 2011 by · Comments Off on Red Hat Evolves Cloud Offerings with Private Cloud Architecture Course 

Webmaster ToolboxRALEIGH, N.C. – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that it has launched a new Red Hat Training course focused on building skills to launch world-class private cloud deployments using Red Hat technology and solutions. The Red Hat Cloud Architecture course trains participants on a range of skills needed to plan, build and manage private clouds. It brings together the full suite of Red Hat products, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux, JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, Red Hat Network Satellite, JBoss Operations Network and Red Hat Enterprise MRG. Red Hat Cloud Architecture (CL350) is the first published course in Red Hat’s cloud curriculum and is expected to be followed this fall by an additional course focused on Red Hat’s Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) product, Red Hat CloudForms.

With the Red Hat Cloud Architecture training course, organizations working to develop and implement a private cloud strategy will learn how Red Hat’s modular and open technology portfolio can be integrated into their cloud architecture. The two-day course is designed for IT architects who require a detailed understanding of Red Hat cloud capabilities and wish to gain the knowledge needed to select the right components and develop applications for their organization’s private cloud. Students will participate in a detailed task-oriented, hands-on introduction to IaaS clouds by exploring a private cloud computing reference architecture built with Red Hat solutions. Throughout the course, students will perform tasks with this private cloud including deploying hypervisor hosts, deploying virtual machines in the cloud and managing the virtual machine lifecycle and resources. The course targets experienced IT professionals who are responsible for using Red Hat technologies to deploy in the cloud and technical decision-makers seeking a technical overview of Red Hat’s private IaaS cloud reference architecture. Read more

Dyn Releases New Enterprise Class Email Delivery

June 20, 2011 by · Comments Off on Dyn Releases New Enterprise Class Email Delivery 

Webmaster ToolboxSanta Clara, CA – Dyn (formerly Dynamic Network Services Inc.) today announces the release of their Enterprise Class Technology (ECT) platform for the complete management of email delivery.  The release of DynECT Email Delivery follows months of build out and improvements of redundant email infrastructure, solidifying the IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) leader as a major player in the email delivery space.

DynECT Email Delivery (previously named SendLabs SmartMTA) was born out of Dyn’s December 2010 acquisition of email services provider SendLabs. The company’s goal was to further develop an infrastructure that would allow power users to connect to Dyn and deploy either transactional or bulk email – all while providing useful insights and statistics, under the watchful eye of deliverability experts. Read more

Hexagrid and LMD Announce Indonesia’s Largest On-Demand Public Cloud Offering

May 11, 2011 by · Comments Off on Hexagrid and LMD Announce Indonesia’s Largest On-Demand Public Cloud Offering 

Webmaster ToolboxIndonesia – Lintas Media Danawa (LMD), a subsidiary of Lintasarta, announces the launch of Indonesia’s largest on-demand public cloud offering, Cozy. By leveraging the application expertise of LMD, the IaaS Cloud Computing platform expertise of Hexagrid Computing, and the vast datacenter and network expertise of Lintasarta, LMD’s new cloud services will give customers access to a full line of unparalleled cloud based solutions.  In addition to offering the largest on-demand public cloud in Indonesia, LMD’s trifecta of cloud services will also include private-hosted clouds and a wholesale-centric cloud. This three pronged approach ensures that LMD can deliver cloud services for a diversity of market needs.

“As a well-respected leader in the data center services industry, LMD and Lintasarta consistently deliver leading edge solutions to our customers and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud services parallel our companies’ objectives,” according to GIDION SURANTA BARUS, Business Development General Manager  of Lintasarta.   Read more

City Network Selects Gluster Cloud Storage for Dynamic Cloud Services Platform

March 31, 2011 by · Comments Off on City Network Selects Gluster Cloud Storage for Dynamic Cloud Services Platform 

Web Hosting BlogMilpitas, CA – Gluster, the leading provider of scale-out, open source storage solutions, today announced City Network Hosting, a leading provider of hosting services, is using its storage solution for the company’s cloud services platform, City Cloud. Recently launched after more than 15 months in beta, City Cloud is a service used by more than 500 Swedish companies and is the first infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform in Sweden. City Network chose Gluster cloud storage for its City Cloud offering due to its ability to provide the scalability and reliability needed to meet the company’s growing business demands without affecting performance.

“We believe our business as a whole will, to a large extent, be judged on performance, as our leading cloud solutions continue to grow. Our customers expect extreme performance from their applications,” said Johan Christenson, chairman of City Network. “We need a storage solution like Gluster that delivers reliability and can scale on-demand without hindering the quality of performance. Additionally, with Gluster we didn’t need to make the sacrifice of performance in order to make it fit our budget. There are real savings in the fact that you can combine off-the-shelf hardware, while at the same time creating a powerhouse of reliability, scalability and performance.” Read more

Cloud.com Releases New Version of CloudStack

March 17, 2011 by · Comments Off on Cloud.com Releases New Version of CloudStack 

Hosting ToolboxCUPERTINO, CA – Cloud.com today announced CloudStack™ 2.2, the latest version of its innovative open source cloud computing platform. CloudStack is a comprehensive, open source software solution that accelerates the deployment, management and configuration of highly-scalable public and private infrastructure as a service (IaaS) clouds. Using CloudStack as the foundation, data center operators can quickly and easily build cloud services within their existing infrastructure to offer on-demand, elastic cloud services. CloudStack is available for immediate download from the open source cloud computing community.

“Interest in building clouds, public or private, has significantly increased. Companies are looking to optimize how their IT is managed and delivered by moving to the cloud. The goals include cost savings, but more importantly improving the speed and quality of service delivered by using self-service requests and rapidly provisioned services,” said Michael Coté, industry analyst at RedMonk. “Cloud technologies are evolving quickly, now, and you want to pick a company that’s moving features out the door, across a wide-range of supported platforms and infrastructure so that you can not only get your own setup up and running, but be ready to take advantage of new cloud computing innovations.” Read more

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