Data Foundry and Canonical Jointly Bring Private Cloud Offering

By CIOReview | Wednesday, December 17, 2014

FREMONT, CA: In order to cater to the growing customer demand for a private production-ready cloud service, Data Foundry has joined hands with Canonical to offer fully managed private cloud service powered by OpenStack.

According to the deal, BootStack – Canonical’s OpenStack solution – will be hosted on Data Foundry’s data centers and global collocation facilities. BootStack comes with the strength of SLA and end-to-end support.

BootStack has Ubuntu operating system for OpenStack. Customer can have the hardware of choice to run their deployment. The hardware available is certified by Canonical for Ubuntu and OpenStack. Support is provided in the form of a suite of management tools. Training is provided so that the customer can take the control of their deployment in house.

Data Foundry has carrier-neutral data centers and it manages global collocation facilities serving thousands of enterprise customers in energy, technology, healthcare and financial services industries.

“Our enterprise customers are asking for a private production ready cloud service. They want the flexibility of a hybrid solution in the same data centre. Canonical’s BootStack service will allow us to offer production ready cloud services to our customers with the same excellence that we currently provide data centre and network services,” said Edward Henigin, CTO at Data Foundry.

“OpenStack is a fast-developing cloud management platform and we wanted to partner with a team who not only knew it inside and out, but who had assembled a DevOps architecture around it to make it sing. Canonical does just that, and we could not be more pleased to offer OpenStack to our customers,” Henigin added.