Industry News Desk
Elastra Joins VMware Virtualization Technology Alliance Partnership
Joins VMware Technology Alliance Partnership (TAP) to Deliver Enterprise-Class Private Cloud Application Management
Sep. 16, 2008 05:30 PM
Elastra announced that it has joined the VMware Technology Alliance Partnership (TAP) program. Elastra’s Cloud Server Enterprise enables businesses implementing cloud computing architectures to create and consume on-demand corporate infrastructure in their own data centers as well as enabling those systems to span private and public clouds such as Amazon’s EC2.
IT departments have begun to leverage cloud computing environments where resources and complete software application systems can be designed, deployed, and managed more efficiently. With Elastra’s Cloud Server, they have an integrated way to manage these applications in both public and private cloud environments. Elastra’s software lets businesses focus their engineering and operational efforts on market-differentiating activities and invest in areas that drive innovation, new revenue streams and operational efficiency.
“Elastra is purpose-built to leverage existing virtualization platforms and the investments enterprises have made in enterprise-grade virtualization platforms. From day one, our vision has been to support Amazon, the largest public cloud provider, as well as, VMware, the largest enterprise virtualization provider. We accomplished this all in our first year,” said Kirill Sheynkman, CEO & founder, Elastra. “Elastra offers enterprises server-side software that lets them to better manage the complexity of the systems they are building and, as a company, we understand the uniqueness of their needs.”
Elastra’s Cloud Server, now supporting VMware’s ESX 3.5 and Virtual Center 2.5 server virtualization and management offerings, enables customers to leverage their investment in VMware to create their own internal, cloud computing environment. Enterprise IT organizations will be able to launch and manage sophisticated, clustered databases and applications quickly and easily.