EMC Accelerates Data Center Support for Containers with RackHD Machine Driver

EMC Corporation has announced RackHD Machine Driver, a hardware–agnostic solution for open deployment of Docker solutions directly on bare metal servers. The RackHD Machine Driver is an integration with Docker Machine to manage the lifecycle of physical servers for the Docker Engine and future Docker solutions. This new EMC project would enable users to easily embrace Docker containers on bare metal servers and simplify the deployment of … [Read more...]

ContainerX Announces General Availability of Its Radical New Container Platform

ContainerX, a company founded in 2015 by a seasoned team of entrepreneurs, PhDs and engineers from VMware, Microsoft and Citrix, has announced the general availability of its all-inclusive, out-of-the-box multi-tenant container platform designed for enterprises and service providers. ContainerX is a comprehensive container platform that provides a multi-tenant container-as-a-service (CaaS) platform for both Linux and Windows, as well as a … [Read more...]

Managed Hosting Provider, ServInt, Partners with SiteLock to Launch Website Security Service

ServInt, a managed hosting company and provider of cloud, dedicated bare metal servers and VPS hosting solutions, has announced the launch of a new partnership with SiteLock. Through this partnership, ServInt provides its customers complete cloud-based website security packages. These website security packages would scan and automatically fix threats, prevent future attacks, accelerate website speed, and meet PCI compliance standards. ServInt … [Read more...]

Rackspace Unveils Next Generation of Its Bare Metal Servers Powered by OpenStack

Rackspace (NYSE: RAX), a large global cloud hosting services provider, has announced the next generation of its OnMetal Cloud Servers powered by OpenStack - bare metal, single-tenant servers that are API-provisioned “in two minutes, providing near-instant scalability and elasticity.”   This latest version of Rackspace’s OnMetal Cloud Servers would deliver innovative connectivity between public cloud and dedicated server hardware and … [Read more...]

Forbes Names Cloud and Bare-Metal Security Provider, Illumio, as One of the World’s Hottest Technology Companies

Illumio, an adaptive security company that closed its $100 million Series C financing round last April, has been recognized on two of Forbes "Hottest" lists as an industry breakout - the Hottest Startups of 2015 and the Hottest Cybersecurity Startups of 2015. Illumio was built to secure the 80 percent of computing within data centers and clouds that perimeter-centric security cannot reach. The Illumio Adaptive Security Platform (ASP) delivers … [Read more...]

French Service Provider, Online, Deploys IBM Power Systems for Its Bare Metal Cloud Environment

Online, a managed service provider (MSP) from France, part of the Iliad Group, has selected IBM Power Systems to extend its service capabilities to Internet clients who want to increase the performance of their bare metal servers in the cloud. A bare metal server is one delivered over the cloud and dedicated completely to a single customer. The bare metal, dedicated systems with IBM POWER8-based servers, will be equipped with Power KVM, an … [Read more...]

Total War Battles: KINGDOM Beta Now Runs Globally on LeaseWeb Bare Metal Servers

Creative Assembly, the UK based game studio owned by SEGA Corporation, now runs the PC open beta of its new game Total War Battles: KINGDOM - initially announced in December 2014 - on LeaseWeb on-demand Bare Metal servers. Creative Assembly has chosen LeaseWeb to provide true global hosting services and an instantly scalable high-bandwidth fulfilment to this real-time, multiplayer game. Creative Assembly’s Total War Battles: KINGDOM is a … [Read more...]

Bare Metal Server Provider, Packet, Selects Net Access’ Parsippany II Data Center

Packet, an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider delivering bare metal server solutions, has selected Net Access’ new Parsippany II 70,000 square foot data center expansion. Packet's platform would deliver the experience of the cloud on bare metal servers by offering customers dedicated, physical servers on-demand - with no virtualization - in 10 minutes or less. Located 30 miles outside of Manhattan, Net Access' Parsippany II data … [Read more...]

OpenStack Kilo Release Extends Platform to Fit Workloads With Bare Metal Servers

The 11th release of OpenStack is available for download now, marking a turning point for the open source project with contributions from nearly 1,500 developers and 169 organizations worldwide. As core of platform matures, focus turns to interoperability in the market, raising the bar for driver compatibility, and extending the platform to fit workloads with bare metal servers and containers. OpenStack Kilo is purpose-built for the … [Read more...]

Chef and Canonical Partner to Integrate and Distribute Chef With Ubuntu

Last week at ChefConf 2015, Chef and Canonical - the company behind Ubuntu – have announced a partnership today to integrate and distribute Chef with Ubuntu. Canonical is integrating the Chef automation platform with Canonical's Machine-As-A-Service (MAAS), enabling users to automate the provisioning, configuration and deployment of bare metal servers.  Canonical is packaging Chef 12 server in upcoming distributions of its Ubuntu open source … [Read more...]