Dell unveils OpenStack-based IaaS cloud platform

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TEXAS, USA: Dell announced its cloud solution offering Dell OpenStack Cloud Solution, an infrastructure-as-a-service platform, based OpenStack platform.


Dell says that users can now avail Dell OpenStack Cloud Solution, which integrates OpenStack cloud operating system, cloud-optimized Dell PowerEdge C servers, Dell-developed "Crowbar" OpenStack installer, and services from Dell and Rackspace Cloud Builders.

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With support for the two top public compute cloud application programming interfaces from Amazon and Rackspace, as well as extensive support for all of the major virtualization technologies from Citrix, Microsoft, and VMware, OpenStack and the Dell OpenStack Cloud Solution provide all the components necessary to deliver a comprehensive cloud offering, claims the company.

"Dell is an active participant in the OpenStack community because it brings our customers open APIs, capable practices for cloud operations, and affordable infrastructure. Utilizing and integrating the efficiencies of the PowerEdge C line with optimized software, and tailored services, the Dell OpenStack Cloud Solution enables users to go from unboxing servers to running a usable OpenStack cloud in mere hours," said Mark Linebaugh, vice president, Next Generation Computing Solutions, Dell.