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 –, 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 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

Open Source Projects to Offer Free Cloud Computing Training at Indiana LinuxFest

March 18, 2011 by · Comments Off on Open Source Projects to Offer Free Cloud Computing Training at Indiana LinuxFest 

Hosting ToolboxCupertino, CA –, sponsor of the open source cloud computing software project CloudStack™, and Puppet Labs, an open source configuration management and automation company, will host a “Build a Cloud Day” workshop on March 25, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Wyndham Indianapolis West Hotel. The free event will be held as part of the education program for the Indiana LinuxFest taking place March 25 – 27 in Indianapolis. The session will be dedicated to teaching attendees how to build and manage their own cloud computing environment using free and open source software. Attendance for the event is open to the public but registration is required.

“Hands-on cloud-building is a great way to see that the cloud is here now and can help you get more work done faster without a lot of upfront investment,” said Luke Kanies, CEO of Puppet Labs. “With tools like CloudStack and Puppet, you can build clouds very easily, and at the ‘Build a Cloud Day’ you’ll learn how to do exactly that.” Read more Releases New Version of CloudStack

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

Hosting ToolboxCUPERTINO, CA – 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 Deploys to Create Foundation for Suite of Private and Public Cloud Services

March 17, 2011 by · Comments Off on Deploys to Create Foundation for Suite of Private and Public Cloud Services 

Hosting ToolboxCupertino, CA –, a leader in open source cloud computing software, today announced, a data center and provider of innovative collocation and cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions, is using CloudStack™ to build, deploy and manage Appica®, a full suite of private and public cloud services. Appica provides ground-breaking public and private cloud services and storage services, allowing enterprises to add server instances as needed, manage storage capacity, and gain access to enterprise features that will improve the performance of business applications. selected CloudStack for its ability to easily integrate with both commodity solutions and next-generation hardware, allowing the company to concentrate on adding value and differentiating Appica.

“ is focused on building cutting-edge cloud solutions for our customers. Appica enables our customers to deploy servers and storage in minutes compared to in-house projects that can take days or months,” said Aaron Larkins, CEO at “CloudStack provides us with the reliable, easy-to-use solution we need to meet customer demands. With its amazing flexibility, it also allowed us to build the right cloud for the market in a cost-effective manner, and continue to enhance our cloud offerings and accelerate our time-to-market.” Read more

Logicworks Chooses’s Open Source Cloud Computing Platform to Power infiniCloud

March 10, 2011 by · Comments Off on Logicworks Chooses’s Open Source Cloud Computing Platform to Power infiniCloud 

Hosting ToolboxCupertino, CA –, a leader in open source cloud computing software, today announced that Logicworks, a leading provider of enterprise hosting and cloud solutions, is using the company’s flagship product, CloudStack™, for its public cloud offering, infiniCloud. Launched in December 2010, infiniCloud is an innovative on-demand cloud computing service for mission-critical industries like software as a service (SaaS) and media where scalability, availability, security and performance are critical. Logicworks chose because of its ability to accelerate time-to-market with a highly scalable, highly reliable cloud platform that could be optimized and tuned to meet customers’ performance and security requirements.

“infiniCloud is a key requirement for clients who want the benefits of Logicworks’ managed cloud services without sacrificing the ability to consume the resources they need on-demand,” said Kenneth Ziegler, President and COO at Logicworks. “CloudStack provided us with a proven cloud management platform that enabled us to get to market quickly with a more feature-rich solution than the majority of our competitors. In just a few short months, we already have several satisfied enterprise clients, including NBC, Lagardere, and Kaplan, running production applications in infiniCloud.” Read more