Online Cloud Tools Marketplace Delivers Broad Spectrum of Products and Services
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Zadara™ Storage, Inc. today announced that it has expanded its Virtual Private Storage Array (VPSA™) solution, a Cloud Block and File Storage service for demanding applications, to the Rackspace open cloud. The VPSA service is available for first generation Cloud Servers and Cloud Servers powered by OpenStack ® through the enhanced Cloud Tools Marketplace from Rackspace (NYSE: RAX), the open cloud company. This marketplace will serve as a gateway to an open ecosystem of cloud solutions, which will give customers access to a broad range of tools available for the Rackspace ® open cloud.
Zadara's VPSAs are designed from the ground up for the cloud. By combining the best of traditional Enterprise Storage (SAN and NAS) and cloud storage—Predictable Performance™, scale, reliability, and privacy—they finally put an end to cloud migration dilemmas. Even security is addressed, providing encryption both at-rest and in-flight. Data privacy is assured because customers own and manage their cryptographic keys.
The Rackspace Cloud Tools Marketplace is a comprehensive catalog of innovative, third-party developed applications designed for the Rackspace open cloud. Additionally, through the marketplace, customers can now browse, review and connect to cloud solutions focused on management, monitoring, application deployment and a host of other areas. By leveraging Openstack and developing solutions specifically for Rackspace open cloud, Zadara Storage provides increased flexibility for customers and helps them avoid vendor lock-in.By adding Zadara's VPSA Cloud Block and File Storage service to the Marketplace, customers can now easily select from three preconfigured packages: 1.) Start-up Package with three 600GB SAS drives. Great for start-up SaaS customers. 2.) Solid State Flash Package with four SSD drives. For customers needing ultra-high IOPS. 3.) Enterprise Package includes a Boost Zadara Engine and twenty 600GB SAS drives for high IOPS and capacity. All packages come with a FREE 15-day trial.