Aliso Viejo, California – (The Hosting News) – February 13, 2009 – Utility, grid, and cloud computing solutions firm, 3Tera, Inc., has debuted the general availability release of version 2.4 of its AppLogic cloud computing platform.
Bert Armijo, SVP sales, marketing and product management, 3Tera remarked, ”3Tera is committed to enabling enterprises to run anything in the cloud that they run in their datacenter today. Adding production support for the most popular operating systems to AppLogic’s proven, scalable cloud computing architecture is a significant step in ensuring that world class IT is now available to companies of all sizes.”
The release includes commercial support for both 32- and 64-bit virtual appliances running the most popular datacenter operating systems Linux, Sun Solaris, Open Solaris and Microsoft Windows Server. Other new features include interface improvements, system dashboards, catalog application stacks in ready-to-run templates, an appliance kit for easy creation of new appliances and an architecture-aware monitoring system with API.
John Pozadzides, Chief Marketing Officer, Layered Tech noted, ”A unified cloud platform supporting all major datacenter operating systems and functions is critical to the growth of today’s IT. Economic conditions are forcing enterprises to look into the flexibility cloud computing offers, and AppLogic gives us the ability to provide scalability and redundancy to customers more efficiently than they could operate themselves.”
Chris Griffin, Technology Director, ScalIT LLC commented, ”Our investigations into various aspects of cloud computing seem to always lead us back to AppLogic. The feature set is ‘unparalleled,’ and now that Windows can be run on AppLogic virtual datacenters, we are completely satisfied that our decision to go with AppLogic was the correct one.”
Some of the more significant aspects include:
High performance support for all popular datacenter OS: Linux, Windows, Solaris/OpenSolaris (incl. the NTFS, ZFS and UFS file systems)
- The drag-and-drop visual architecture editor now supports design annotations and notes for fully documented multi-server application deployments
- Embeddable policy engine support, including ready appliances (dynamic appliances) for backup, migration and automatic real-time SLA control
- Easy to use Appliance Kit for building new appliances, including installation from ISO images
- Support for third-party licensed appliances, including appliance locking and usage metering
3Tera’s cloud computing solutions are available worldwide through 3Tera’s network of datacenter partners, allowing users a choice of location and support level. Leveraging global resources is made intuitive through AppLogic’s visual interface and ability to make applications of any size portable between both private and public cloud resources in multiple locations.
3Tera, Inc. is the innovator of cloud computing technology and utility computing services, simplifying the deployment and scaling of web applications. Named ‘Cool Vendor in IT operations, 2008’ by Gartner Group and one of the ‘Top 20 Companies to Watch in 2008’ by ‘Linux Magazine,’ 3Tera’s AppLogic cloud computing platform enables the first true utility computing services to completely remove the cost and complexity associated with infrastructure. AppLogic converts commodity servers into scalable grids on which users can visually operate, deploy and scale transactional web applications without any modification of code. Software-as-a-Service providers, Web 2.0 companies and large enterprises can now get new online services quickly to market by utilizing resources from commodity hosting providers on a pay-as-you-go basis, while maintaining complete control of applications including visual operation, scaling and on-demand resource provisioning.
AppLogic 2.4 is available immediately both as a software license for in-house deployment of private cloud computing solutions and as a hosted cloud computing service – virtual private datacenters – within 3Tera’s network of partners.
To learn more about the new features, please visit: www.3tera.com/AppLogic/Latest-release.php.
For more information about 3Tera, please visit: www.3tera.com.