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Enhanced Disaster Recovery Capabilities Added to the SoftLayer Cloud Computing Services

Enhanced Disaster Recovery Capabilities Added to the SoftLayer Cloud Computing Services

Enhanced Disaster Recovery Capabilities Added to the SoftLayer Cloud Computing Services

The enhanced capabilities and features of disaster recovery services and infrastructure added to the cloud computing service platform of IBM makes its services and infrastructure the most resilient and consistent.

GREATRESPONDER.COM – This was announced by the Big Blue Company on Monday, April 14, 2014 that, it has taken another strong step to strengthen the qualities and the capabilities of its cloud computing services offered through SoftLayer by adding the most innovative and state of the art infrastructure as well as service disaster recovery features to its cloud computing platform. The new features and capabilities would enable the SoftLayer cloud computing services to be able to cope with the disastrous situations with the help of professionally carved disaster recovery program, which includes the two state of the art disaster recovery data centers located in different contents, and the access for the SoftLayer customers to the Virtualized Server Recovery Service VSRS of IBM.

It was further elaborated in the official statement that IBM has been managing the disaster recovery programs for years, but now it plans to strengthen the same to its newly established infrastructure as a service IaaS via SoftLayer Company. This disaster recovery program would contain two disaster recovery data centers one located at Mumbai, India and the other one in Raleigh, NC, USA. They are located in different continents for better security and redundancy. These both facilities would be integrated into the planned 15 data centers and 150 resiliency centers across the globe.

Another important feature of this program is the access of Virtualized Server Recovery Service for the customers of SoftLayer cloud computing Services Company. This service will allow the customers to automate the disaster recovery for their critical applications and the data. With the help of this feature, the customers will be able to replicate the crucial databases, applications, system files, and user data to make sure that service can easily be recovered after it sustains a disaster situation.

Meanwhile, the company has also announced that a $10 million deal is being signed with the Novitex, which is a documentation management company – to run the security and infrastructure operation of the SoftLayer cloud computing company.

The company is also starting to offer the consultancy service for its cloud computing customers to help them transfer their on-premise service to the cloud computing platforms.

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Red Hat Adds a New Software Marketplace to OpenShift Cloud Computing Platform

Red Hat Adds a New Software Marketplace to OpenShift Cloud Computing Platform

Red Hat Adds a New Software Marketplace to OpenShift Cloud Computing Platform

This newly developed tool for OpenShift public cloud computing platform would enable the customers to use the complementary third party solutions in their application development and services.

GREATRESPONDER.COM – A value added feature of Red Hat OpenShift public cloud computing platform was announced by the company on Monday, April 14, 2014. This announcement was made public in the Red Hat Summit 2014 held in San Francisco in California. According to the announcement made through an official statement, this new feature is a software based marketplace solution, which is developed by the Red Hat development team to strengthen the capabilities of its public cloud computing platform for its customer base including the software developers on this platform.

While talking about the early partners who are participating in the Red Hat public cloud ecosystem, the statement mentions that primarily, Iron.io, MongoLab, SendGrid, New Relic, BlazeMeter, Shippable, and ClearDB have already joined the cloud computing ecosystem of the company. The Red Hat solution is able to offer many managed services to these partners. These services include messaging queue, email delivery service, application performance monitoring, and database management are few to name.

The director of the OpenShift Ecosystem Group at Red Hat, Mr. Julio Tapia, in his statement said, “The OpenShift Marketplace is the next step in Red Hat’s evolving cloud PaaS strategy. The idea is to provide customers “the widest variety of choice when it comes to technologies that complement their OpenShift experience.” He further added that, “As the OpenShift partner ecosystem continues to expand, we expect the Marketplace to provide developers and customers a more streamlined, secure experience to choose the best third-party solutions for their productivity and business enablement needs”.

This important to note that the first version of the OpenShift public cloud computing was released by the Red Hat as a beta version in 2011. This platform is developed by the Red Hat Company, and it focuses on the open source application development for the developers. This platform is highly featured and possesses enormous capabilities to allow the developers to focus on the coding; other activities like operation, maintenance and stack setup are managed by this cloud computing platform with the help of auto scaling and built-in management capabilities. This platform supports a wide range of software programming languages, such as – Python, PHP, Ruby on Rail, Node.js, Perl, and Java.

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Seagate Launches Cloud Computing Oriented 6TB Hard Disk Drive

Seagate Launches Cloud Computing Oriented 6TB Hard Disk Drive

Seagate Launches Cloud Computing Oriented 6TB Hard Disk Drive

This enterprise grade hard disk – Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5HDD v.4 – is designed specially to remove the bottlenecking in the cloud computing services via its high performance and large capacity.

GREATRESPONDER.COM – It was announced by the popular hard disk manufacturer Seagate Corporation this weekend that it is going to launch a new brand series of its fasted and high performance hard disk drives designed for the cloud computing uses.

The announcement was made in the wake of the exponentially growing demand of the hard disk drive space and performance in the cloud computing services both private and public clouds. Seagate has designed and developed the most efficient disk drives whose performance is about 25% higher than the highest performing disk drives in the marketplace. It was further explained about the importance of this disk in the domain of cloud computing services that the company has developed this disk that offers industry grade security, self encrypting drive or SED feature, and instant secure erase ISE features.

While talking about the technical features of this new device, it was informed that this disk drive operates at 7200 RPM with any of these two interfaces – SATA 6Gbps interface, or 12Gbps SAS interface – which are very ideal for the modern data centers that support, enterprise backup and restore function, survelliance applications, and modern cloud computing solutions.

The official statement for new product launch also elaborated that the Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v.4 is available in different capacities, such as – 2TB, 4TB, 5TB, and 6TB – and the shipping of these denominations of hard drives is underway. The company also announced that it will use these drives in its own business branding offers very soon.

In his statement, the vice president of Marketing division of Seagate Corporation said, “Unstructured data growth is doubling exponentially and will propel the digital universe to reach 16 Zettabytes of data by as early as 2017. This will cause cloud service providers to look for innovative ways to store more within an existing footprint while lowering operational costs – and, Seagate is poised to address this challenge by offering the fastest 6TB enterprise capacity HDD based on our proven, reliable platform meeting this never-ending demand in both private and public cloud data centers.”

The company also expressed its optimism about this product to achieve great success in a very short period of time.

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