CenturyLink Launches Private Cloud Computing Services to Target Large Enterprises

This new launch of private cloud computing platform of the company would increase the share of the enterprise market.

This new launch of private cloud computing platform of the company would increase the share of the enterprise market.

Cloud Computing Solution Provider CenturyLink to Use BOSH for Public CloudGREATRESPONDER.COM – This was announced by the CenturyLink on August 21, 2014 that it is going to launch a futuristic private cloud computing platform. This platform would target the enterprise and large organizations in the marketplace so that, substantial increase the in enterprise market can be achieved through highly secure and reliable cloud services.

It was further informed in the official statement of the company that the newly developed product line for the enterprise customers would be based on the CenturyLink public cloud platform with added security and reliability features.

“We believe the new product launch will enable the company to increase its market share in enterprise business while also remaining accretive to revenues” as quoted in the official statement. Meanwhile, it was further maintained that the company is very aggressively pursuing the development of highly reliable and sophisticated private cloud computing based infrastructure to meet the increasing demands from the enterprise customers for secure private cloud computing services. The company owns very strong capabilities related to integrated hosting services and network solutions, which will help the company to increase its business.

The CTO of the company further maintained in his official statement that, “CenturyLink is concentrating on expanding the business base of its subsidiary Savvis, which has contributed substantially in uplifting the performance level of the former through its cloud computing and managed hosting solutions for enterprises. In this regard, CenturyLink acquired Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider – AppFog Inc. This acquired unit – which extends custom-made PaaS capabilities to software developers and public cloud services through www.appfog.com – will augment the product portfolio of Savvis. We view this acquisition as a growth driver for CenturyLink as AppFog’s high-quality PaaS offerings along with Savvis’ industry-leading infrastructure base will likely create a secure and reliable network for developing applications in the cloud.”

It was also informed in the statement regarding its future plans that, CenturyLink is aggressively working toward the expansion of data centers across the USA and other prospective regions of the world. The company also affirmed that as many as six data centers would be installed with the advanced cloud node capabilities by the end of this year.

It is very important to note that company also acquired Tier 3 recently to boost the data hosting and cloud based software development.

OnLive Starts a New PaaS Cloud Computing Service to Boost Graphics Efficiency

This newly introduced PaaS cloud computing service (CloudLift) of OnLive Company will be highly secure, centralized resources, and simple in both implementing and using.

This newly introduced PaaS cloud computing service (CloudLift) of OnLive Company will be highly secure, centralized resources, and simple in both implementing and using.

OnLiveGreatresponder.com – This was announced by the OnLive cloud computing based gaming service provider company on this weekend that, it is going to start a powerful graphics oriented platform as a service (PaaS) cloud computing service to enhance the gaming experience of the customers in the clouds. The company informed that the name of this futuristic cloud platform has given as “CloudLift”, which implies that the application is meant for lifting the cloud based experience of the customers in the domain of video gaming.

While speaking about the features and capabilities of the service, it was informed that the CloudLift platform will allow the companies to stream the graphic intensive applications (GIAs), which are the latency sensitive, and the compute sensitive, for example – 3D application programs, and interactive demos. This newly introduced cloud computing service would enable the customers to use such applications to any compatible devices supported by the service.

According to the official statement of the company, “Using CloudLift Enterprise, businesses can deploy the most complex, latency-sensitive, compute-intensive applications and GIAs to mobile or office-based workforces in just four weeks. This is achieved using OnLive’s class-leading streaming technology and cloud-based servers, so the user experiences a high definition ‘Feels Like Local’ level of interaction over open networks, regardless of the device or location”.

There are many features related to security of this cloud computing platform that makes it more reliable and consistent. The reasons behind this reliability is that fact that it leave no trace of any critical data on the supported devices and all resources are centralized in the most robust security mechanism.

Meanwhile, the statement further maintained that the CloudLift Enterprise Platform of cloud computing services fully secure from the software piracy. “This can be a fully managed and hosted solution on OnLive’s network of security-audited data centers, in a major public data center or cloud provider, or even on-premises,” says the official statement.

Elaborating the technical aspects, it was informed that the platform takes care of network status on regular basis to monitor network congestions, packet losses, and other factors impacting the smooth streaming of the high definition video graphics. This platform is capable to run high definition video streaming on a 2Mbps of network bandwidth.

Open Source Software Provider Red Hat Releases Its OpenShift V2.0 Enterprise Cloud Computing PaaS Platform

OpenShift V2.0 is the upgraded version of Red Hat’s earlier release of cloud computing based PaaS platform. This is the next generation platform of on-premises enterprise cloud computing solution with highly rich features and capabilities such as latest networking, modern data center integration, and a new simple and easy installer.

redhat-openstack-cloudOpenShift V2.0 is the upgraded version of Red Hat’s earlier release of cloud computing based PaaS platform. This is the next generation platform of on-premises enterprise cloud computing solution with highly rich features and capabilities such as latest networking, modern data center integration, and a new simple and easy installer.

Greatresponder.com – This is a very rich in features, which integrates all capabilities and features available in OpenShift online cloud computing platform. “This platform will realize the high end feature set that is available with the OpenShift online version of this platform”, said Ashish Badani while unveiling the new version of the product – he further told the audience, “There are many versions of OpenShift platform, which are very useful for a wide range of customers, and Red Hat release the updates of these platform three to four times a year” – that he said, “will be very useful for the security and efficiency of this cloud based open source platform”.

The general manager of Cloud business unit of Red Hat Ashish Badani further explained the technical difference between online OpenShift and OpenShift Enterprise version. According to him, the online does not require any installation as its definition employs but the on-premises enterprise version needs to be installed with the help of an easy installer process that is integrated with the product. This new installer is a wizard driven and is available for both the community of the OpenShift origin release and enterprise users of the Red Hat customers.

It was further informed by Ashish Badani that a new and feature rich administration console has also been developed as the part of this release. “This console is very useful for those developers of the applications who want to manage them effectively and efficiently through this console” said Badani. Meanwhile, OpenShift enterprise platform is capable of integrating the network elements such as – load balancers and routers – to make the utilization of the resources more efficient and useful and this integration is based on plug-in interface – thus unleashing the power of modular use of the platform. This feature is very useful for those customers who want to route the traffic to their cloud based applications through their own networking infrastructure.

Badani mentioned while responding the query regarding Cloud Foundry impact on OpenShift – he told that there was no impact of Cloud Foundry on OpenShift platform as such.