The Evolution Cloud bets on Red Hat solutions

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MUMBAI, INDIA: Red Hat, provider of open source solutions has announced that Evolution Systems, a Sydney, Australia-based full service IT support business, has built its cloud service offering, The Evolution Cloud, on a combination of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.


According to the release, Evolution Systems launched its cloud services offering in January 2011 with the goal of establishing an environment that could be quickly virtualized at a low cost so that the company could sell virtualized servers and storage at a competitive price.

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The Evolution Cloud service is built using Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 2.2 on IBM Blade Center technology and storage.


Geoff Boreland, managing director at Evolution Systems said, "Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization enable us to offer a stable and secure environment for customer data and provide us with cost savings that we can pass directly on to our customers."

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Evolution Systems' Evolution Cloud offering has already enabled many customers to achieve new levels of scalability, performance and flexibility, added the release.

The customer is able to add and remove resources in the cloud as needed, which provides it with the ability to grow its IT infrastructure with its business demands.

"We know that at the end of the day, our customers want their data stored, and they want it stored safely and securely. With Red Hat as the basis of our cloud service, we have the tools to help us deliver that," said Boreland.