Monthly Archives: May 2010

Rackspace VMware and Xen Clouds

According to V3 the hosting firm Rackspace is preparing to bring its cloud services into the UK with a Xen-based offering for the SMB market, and hybrid public-private services based on VMware for larger enterprise customers.

Due in the fourth quarter of 2010, the services will be similar to those already available in the US, but will be delivered from Rackspace datacentres in the UK.

The company expects to be one of the first major players to site public cloud infrastructure in the UK with this move.

Rackspace is offering enterprise customers the ability to build a private cloud based on VMware’s vCloud platform, and expand it on demand using resources from the public cloud if necessary.

Xen VPS hosting with guaranteed resources

Crucial Paradigm are advertising fast, reliable VPS hosting using Xen

You have full control over your virtual dedicated server just as though it was a dedicated server. This means you will not have issues installing your own modules or even running IP tables. Performance on Xen virtual servers is very high, and you will not have to worry about your applications crashing due to using Virtuozzo or OpenVZ. Also, by utilizing Xen, we are able to guarantee all resources, and its not possible to oversell, so your virtual dedicated servers will run fast, and just like a dedicated server, at a fraction of the cost!