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iWeb Launches Fully-Managed Cloud Hosting Service Based on OpenStack

iWeb Launches Fully-Managed Cloud Hosting Service Based on OpenStack

Infrastructure as a Service provider iWeb today launched a fully-managed Cloud hosting service based on OpenStack.

First Openstack public cloud deployment in Canada and in the industry, the  newly launched  managed cloud service provides  guaranteed disk speed, worry-free system management, cloud elasticity, scalability and rapid deployment.

The managed cloud servers are available in 5 packages, priced at $169 /mo (1 vCPU+1GB RAM) , $189 /mo (2vCPU+2GB RAM), $239 /mo (4 vCPU+4GB RAM), $289 /mo (6 vCPU+6GB RAM) and $339 /mo (8 vCPU+8GB RAM) .

iWeb is providing 100% Server uptime guarantee, 100% functionality migration, 60-minute ticket update and 400 IOPS SSD storage.

iWeb Managed Cloud Hosting Built on Open Source OpenStack

This is the cloud that our customers have asked for and our staff has been very excited to develop, test and now deploy. It removes all the barriers for customers wishing to upgrade to a Cloud infrastructure.
– Mr. Christian Primeau, President and COO, iWeb.Mr. Christian Primeau, President and COO, iWeb

“This service would not have been technologically possible even 12 months ago.When we looked at the market we couldn’t find a cloud that met all our customers needs,” said Mike Gero, Director, Product Management, iWeb.

The OpenStack infrastructure coupled with iWeb’s network and use of SSD drives will delivered an enhanced quality of service, as per Mr. Mike.

“ By engineering this cloud with the best vendors and technologies, we are delivering something I am sure customers will enjoy and competitors will envy. We truly believe this will meet our customer’s performance, availability and support requirements. Due to our use of SSD drives our standard disk performance is on average 2x that of other Cloud providers and the security of customer data is maintained with data replication and redundancy,” he added.

Provisioned on a QoS-enabled centralized block storage engineered exclusively with SSD drives, the new  managed Cloud service  leverages iWeb’s network network and “Grizzly”, the most up-to-date version of Openstack.

While the initial deployments of the service are fully-managed solutions  built with the latest generation of processors, memory and CentOS Linux, iWeb plans to roll out additional services with a robust application-programming interface and other features in Q3 and Q4 of 2013.

“This is the cloud that our customers have asked for and our staff has been very excited to develop, test and now deploy. It removes all the barriers for customers wishing to upgrade to a Cloud infrastructure, ” said Mr. Christian Primeau, President and COO, iWeb.

“Reliability is built into iWeb’s DNA and this Cloud guarantees superior performance without sacrificing reliability. We are extremely proud of what we have built and pleased to bring it to the market,” he added.

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