CloudLinux, the maker of the hosting OS powering more than 20 million websites, has officially announced the launch of its KuberDock platform as it moved out of beta. KuberDock would allow hosting providers to deploy dockerized applications and offer them to customers in just two hours.
KuberDock is based on Docker containers and allows hosting providers to choose from thousands of available dockerized apps to expand their app portfolio. Hosting providers can upsell add-on applications, offer popular apps from the list of more than 70K options, or allow customers to choose and deploy any of the dockerized applications.
With KuberDock, hosting providers would be able to expand revenues by extending their offering with a wide range of popular hosted applications turning them into a SaaS/PaaS vendor. Through the use of KuberDock, hosting providers can:
- Start selling ready-to-use apps available in KuberDock’s catalog of predefined applications, which include applications such as Magento, MongoDB, Redis, SugarCRM.
- Gain access to and sell any of the 70K+ of Docker apps available within Dockerhub, like search, image galleries, or video streaming apps.
- Create their own comprehensive yet easy-to-deploy application packages by combining components to be sold as a single application. For example, WordPress with elasticsearch, blog software with video streaming apps, or ecommerce software with image galleries.
KuberDock would allow hosting companies to compete with giants like AWS Cloud, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure offering a wide variety of apps. It would also help them make better use of their infrastructure, as hosting companies now can use Docker container technology to run a lot more apps on the same server, and offer application hosting using Docker format “quickly and easily.”
“Customers don’t want to run and maintain virtual machines, but they do want to use applications to help them run their businesses,” said Igor Seletskiy, CEO of CloudLinux. “With KuberDock, hosters can offer SaaS and PaaS applications to their customers out-of-the-box. We made deployment easy for hosters, and very simple and user friendly for their customers.”
KuberDock’s container orchestration framework was built exclusively for service providers and is an out-of-the-box platform supporting multi-tenant environments for hosting Docker containers. It would take only a few hours for the hosting provider to setup KuberDock.
KuberDock integrates natively with WHMCS and cPanel, and provides billing & control panel integration API for 3rd party billing systems and custom control panels. KuberDock natively integrates with Ceph for persistent storage and provides secured networking to connect multiple containers across nodes for the customer.