Citrix opens cloud to VMware customers
Citrix Systems has announced a new edition of CloudStack™, which will include enhanced support for VMware‘s hypervisor, Oracle VM vSphere, enabling customers to VMware and Oracle to manage their own servers as a virtualized cloud computing environment scalable and highly available. Citrix CloudStack is not simply a traditional server virtualization platform with the addition of cloud management functions, but a platform for open source and free cloud infrastructure ready for production environment, which allows each provider to deploy and manage cloud services simple and inexpensive, yet scalable, secure and open by design. The new release is based on the same solution CloudStack that has been used by some of the largest public cloud’s most successful launch of the new cloud services for up to 50 times faster and 1 / 5 the cost of the alternatives. This is the first product release since Citrix acquired Cloud.com in July.
As organizations face a challenging task to create your own cloud
IaaS, CloudStack Citrix offers a faster route to the cloud, providing the most advanced software technologies to create cloud computing environments highly scalable and reliable. CloudStack using open source have been implemented more than 60 cloud-scale production, including GoDaddy, GreenQloud, KT, Nokia, Tata Communications and Zynga.
While the market for venture era of cloud, will emerge a wide range of platforms that will require new cloud service designed specifically for cloud computing, fundamentally different from traditional corporate data centers today. These platforms must be designed from the ground up to offer multi-tenant services to multiple levels in the most simple and economical. CloudStack addresses these challenges with a powerful and independent hypervisor, which is designed to assist organizations in creating cloud the same way in which they were made public cloud the most powerful and successful in the world: simple, automatic, flexible, scalable and efficient . With advanced networking features, high availability and efficient Web interface, CloudStack gives users complete control of their own cloud infrastructure via a single monitor.
Protect existing investments, greater flexibility and significant savings on licenses VMware
Offering an economical and scalable cloud platform able to interact with leading virtualization technologies company, Citrix CloudStack allows users to maintain existing investments in virtualization solutions, whether based on KVM, Oracle VM, vSphere® XenServer or a mix of these technologies, without compromising the ability to grow their virtual infrastructure. VMware users can get special benefits by choosing to implement Citrix CloudStack vCloud Director of the cloud as a platform preferred. CloudStack with Citrix, VMware customers can avoid the cost of proprietary components and can take advantage of additional flexibility and control offered by the most popular open source cloud platform market. Citrix CloudStack also eases the financial impact associated with the most recent licensing model of VMware vSphere 5 leading to an increase in the cost of implementations of existing systems, virtualization and cloud. Furthermore, since it can support multiple hypervisors CloudStack same cloud, customers can combine several of VMware virtualization technologies in the same cloud, optimizing costs, in addition to the value of the business.
The latest release of CloudStack is in line with the company’s commitment to provide customers with VMware‘s open source option for creating a cloud of vSphere. In March, Citrix has included support for VMware OpenStack and now has extended to CloudStack. In addition to adding enhanced support for Oracle VM vSphere and, the next version of Citrix Provisioning CloudStack enable “bare metal” (no operating system), so that users can improve the flexibility of its supply through cloud deployment (provisioning ) and to manage workloads across physical servers without a hypervisor.