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Korea’s Largest Landline and Mobile Service Provider Using Open Source Cloud Computing Platform for Public Cloud

March 31, 2011 by · Comments Off on Korea’s Largest Landline and Mobile Service Provider Using Open Source Cloud Computing Platform for Public Cloud 

Web Hosting BlogCupertino, CA – Cloud.com, a provider of open source cloud computing software, today announced that KT, Korea’s largest landline operator and mobile service provider, has selected its flagship technology, CloudStack™, as the foundation for its new public cloud offering, KT ucloud. Currently in beta, KT ucloud will offer its users a stable, secure and cost-effective cloud environment that ensures enterprises are making the most efficient IT investment. As enterprise IT managers are looking for cost-effective cloud computing platforms, KT ucloud guarantees the most competitive pricing and benefits among its competitors. Additionally, KT ucloud reduces electricity consumption by two or three times, ultimately aiming to reduce more than 60 percent of electricity used within their datacenter operations and passing those efficiencies through to their customers.

“We at KT understand the importance of providing reliable, cost-effective cloud computing services. While the rest of the market is trying to catch up to cloud computing, KT is already creating innovative cloud services that are delivering enhanced features to users at an affordable price,” said JS Suh, Senior Vice President at KT. “When building cloud systems, choosing pertinent partners is critical for business success. We used Cloud.com as the foundation for our private cloud and found it to be an extremely robust solution that minimized the overhead costs of integration and complex deployment schedules. CloudStack technology seamlessly integrated with our existing technology and is allowing us to create a strong and agile public cloud.” 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

Tata Communications Selects Cloud.com to Power InstaCompute

March 9, 2011 by · Comments Off on Tata Communications Selects Cloud.com to Power InstaCompute 

Hosting ToolboxCupertino, CA – Cloud.com, the market leader in open source cloud computing software, today announced that Tata Communications, a leading global provider of a new world of communications, is using the company’s flagship product, CloudStack™, for its public cloud offering, InstaCompute. Specifically tailored to meet the IT needs of growing businesses, InstaCompute is an innovative new cloud computing service which provides secure and elastic, on-demand computing and storage resources. Tata Communications chose Cloud.com because of its ability to get the organization to market with a highly scalable and reliable cloud platform that enables it to address the growing demand for affordable and global cloud computing services.

“Growing businesses throughout the world are looking for technology innovations to overcome the lack of IT management bandwidth, tight budgets and the need for quicker time to market,” said David Wirt, SVP, Global Head of Managed Services at Tata Communications. “Cloud computing is a powerful tool that addresses these challenges quickly and efficiently. In selecting our cloud management platform, it was important to find a partner that provided us with a foundation for building a highly reliable and secure cloud service and at the same time, give us the control and flexibility to differentiate and tailor our solution to our customers’ needs.” Read more

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