Global Analyst Insights by Rene Buest

Rackspace präsentiert sein OpenStack Portfolio

By on August 1, 2012 in News with 8 Comments

Rackspace hat heute offiziell seine Cloud Services – Cloud Databases und Cloud Servers – auf seine neue Cloud Plattform auf Basis von OpenStack ausgerollt. Neue Nutzer dürfen sofort die OpenStack Cloud nutzen. Bestehende Kunden werden in bestimmten Zeitfenstern auf die neue Plattform migriert. Mit diesem Wandel gehört Rackspace, neben HP, nun eine der größten OpenStack Umgebungen weltweit.

Rackspace präsentiert sein OpenStack Portfolio

Das Rackspace OpenStack Portfolio

Das Rackspace Portfolio auf Basis von OpenStack umfasst die Angebote Cloud Servers, Databases, Cloud Files und Cloud Sites, ein Platform-as-a.Service für .Net, PHP und Monitoring-Funktionen.

Nach eigenen Angaben werden Kunden die größten Unterschiede in den OpenStack APIs erkennen, die Serveranfragen 25 Mal schneller erstellen können.

Um seine bestehenden Kunden auf die neue Plattform zu migrieren, wird es in den nächsten Monaten Zeitfenster geben, wann das stattfinden soll. Zudem will Rackspace ein Tool entwickeln, um den Prozess zu beschleunigen.

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About the Author: Rene Buest is Gartner Analyst covering Infrastructure Services & Digital Operations. Prior to that he was Director of Technology Research at Arago, Senior Analyst and Cloud Practice Lead at Crisp Research, Principal Analyst at New Age Disruption and member of the worldwide Gigaom Research Analyst Network. Rene is considered as top cloud computing analyst in Germany and one of the worldwide top analysts in this area. In addition, he is one of the world’s top cloud computing influencers and belongs to the top 100 cloud computing experts on Twitter and Google+. Since the mid-90s he is focused on the strategic use of information technology in businesses and the IT impact on our society as well as disruptive technologies. Rene Buest is the author of numerous professional technology articles. He regularly writes for well-known IT publications like Computerwoche, CIO Magazin, LANline as well as Silicon.de and is cited in German and international media – including New York Times, Forbes Magazin, Handelsblatt, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Wirtschaftswoche, Computerwoche, CIO, Manager Magazin and Harvard Business Manager. Furthermore Rene Buest is speaker and participant of experts rounds. He is founder of CloudUser.de and writes about cloud computing, IT infrastructure, technologies, management and strategies. He holds a diploma in computer engineering from the Hochschule Bremen (Dipl.-Informatiker (FH)) as well as a M.Sc. in IT-Management and Information Systems from the FHDW Paderborn. .

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