February 06, 2013
BOSTON & CORK, Ireland, Feb. 6 – In a move that underscores the benefits of open source cloud computing, MPSTOR today released a private cloud edition of its Orkestra cloud platform. Orkestra ‘All-in-One’ transforms low cost, off-the-shelf servers into fully-featured private clouds, in a single-step, ‘plug and boot’ install process.
“The Orkestra ‘All-in-One’ Cloud is a low-cost, easy-to-use cloud computing platform”, said Tony McEnroe, MPSTOR’s CEO. “It radically reduces the cost of IT for small and medium-sized companies who want the performance and functionality of multi-site or distributed computer and storage networks but who do not have the IT budget or staff to manage these costly and complex alternatives.”
The Orkestra suite of private and public cloud services platforms are built around OpenStack, the ubiquitous open-source cloud computing platform, founded by Rackspace and Nasa in 2010 and which is now supported by most of the world’s leading IT companies.
“MPSTOR has integrated all of its acclaimed storage virtualization and storage array management capability into the Orkestra Private Cloud Platform”, said William Oppermann, MPSTOR’s Founder and CTO. “This results in a private cloud solution, which has all of the enterprise features of a public cloud platform, including policy-driven SLAs, storage virtualization, multi-tiered storage support, multi-tenant management and much more.”
Located in Ireland, the US and Taiwan, privately held MPSTOR is a designer and supplier of cloud services platforms and data storage management software. MPSTOR’s flagship open-platform storage management software, MPStackware scales from entry level to enterprise performance at cost effective prices and runs on standard x86 platforms.
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