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To fill a gap that exists in the OpenStack ecosystem, Convirture is extending its product line with a new enterprise-class backup and recovery product. Convirture Backup for OpenStack and KVM (Convirture Backup) serves a critical function in the OpenStack ecosystem by providing a way to meet backup and recovery objectives, minimize downtime and data loss, and ensure that data is always recoverable for OpenStack on KVM. Convirture Backup is a software-based product that provides automated, policy-based backup for OpenStack compute pools and tenants with fast, reliable recovery and an easy-to-use, web-based management console. The product is designed to minimize the load on virtual machines and hosts, reduce network bandwidth and storage disk space requirements, shorten backup windows, and simplify provisioning of backup services. "We've consistently heard from OpenSt... (more)

Racemi Announces Support for Automated Migrations into AWS GovCloud (US)

Racemi has announced support for direct workload migration into the AWS GovCloud (US) Region as well as support for Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) through its automated cloud migration software, DynaCenter. "By migrating workloads directly to AWS GovCloud (US), we make the workload migration process faster and more cost-effective," said James Strayer, vice president of product management, Racemi. "This is something the market has been demanding, as it makes migrating into regulated, privately networked environments a much more automated process." Racemi's DynaCenter mi... (more)

Cloud Service Providers Make OpenStack Database as a Service Available

For the first time, two hosting providers will make available to their customers Tesora's OpenStack Trove-based Enterprise Database as a Service (DBaaS) platform. Blue Box, an on-demand private cloud hosting provider based in Seattle, and Vexxhost, a hosting provider based in Montreal, will offer customers the Tesora DBaaS Platform Enterprise Edition so that database capacity can be delivered on demand. The Tesora DBaaS platform enables customer choice with extensive testing for databases including MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Server, MariaDB, Redis, Couchbase, and Cassandra. "This... (more)

Free Online Migrations to SoftLayer By @Racemi | @CloudExpo

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE ATLANTA – The Cloud Path for IBM portal used for transitioning workloads to SoftLayer now offers support for SoftLayer Object Storage in order to store captured customer images. By adding support for SoftLayer Object Storage, Cloud Path for IBM ensures that the customer’s data is always 100 percent within their control to help ensure security, as well as compliance with regulatory and governance policies. Since the initial launch, hundreds of customers have successfully migrated a variety of workloads to SoftLayer using the online, S... (more)

Now, Update Linux Servers with No Downtime

With KernelCare, now available from CloudLinux, scheduled outages for security patches on Linux servers are now a thing of the past, giving organizations real-time updates. KernelCare automatically applies Linux server security updates without having to re-boot, freeing technical personnel from the laborious process that takes several minutes for every server, several times a year. "This is the equivalent of changing the engine on an airplane while it's flying," said Dan Olds, principal analyst, Gabriel Consulting Group. "I think this will be viewed as a no brainer purchase when ... (more)