Our website makes use of cookies like most of the websites. In order to deliver a personalised, responsive and improved experience, we remember and store information about how you use it. This is done using simple text files called cookies which sit on your computer. These cookies are completely safe and secure and will never contain any sensitive information. By clicking continue here, you give your consent to the use of cookies by our website.

CCI
Friday, 15 August 2014 11:15

Hosted private clouds on OpenStack up by 230%

Written by 

OpenStack Marketplace sees a massive rise in hosted private cloud on its vendor comparison site

Hosted private clouds have become a popular option for users that want to consume OpenStack cloud infrastructure with a230% increase in the last year.

According to Forrester Research: “...the top reported drivers for cloud adoption among enterprise hardware decision-makers using or planning to use hosted private cloud included lowering total cost of ownership (TCO), improved manageability of resources, on-demand capacity, and improved disaster recovery.”

The reasons for the growth in hosted private clouds are down to a few reasons:

Low barrier to entry with little to no upfront capital expenditure

Deployment speeds that are comparable to public cloud provisioning

Control over physical infrastructure location, isolated hardware, and policies to meet data sovereignty and security requirements

Minimal responsibility for operating the physical infrastructure and operational aspects such as cloud software upgrades, driver updates, scale out management, etc.

To cater for the rise in interest in private cloud the OpenStack Foundation has expanded its popular OpenStack Marketplace vendor comparison site – launched in May 2014 - with a new Hosted Private Cloud category.

The new Hosted Private Cloud category joins Training, Consulting Services, Distributions & Appliances, Public Clouds and Drivers, and includes detailed information about offerings from Aptira, AURO, Blue Box, IBM, DataCentred, Metacloud, Mirantis, Morphlabs, Rackspace and UnitedStack.

Leave a comment

Make sure you enter the (*) required information where indicated. HTML code is not allowed.

cci-app-store-apple

CCi-with-android

255x635 banner2-compressed