OnApp has launched the latest version of its IaaS cloud management platform for service providers, OnApp v4.2. The new version introduces new one-click disaster recovery and content accelerator products to the OnApp cloud platform. This would enable cloud providers to bring enterprise-grade DR and CDN to the mass-market for the first time.
The new capabilities join the growing range of products that cloud service providers can sell with OnApp, enabling them to switch focus away from basic infrastructure management to selling value-added services that help them compete.
“We’ve already automated the core orchestration, management, provisioning and billing functions that cloud services depend on,” said Ditlev Bredahl, CEO of OnApp. “If those basic infrastructure management functions aren’t already fully automated, you’re doing them with the wrong platform. What service providers need to focus on now is the value-added services they can offer on top of their infrastructure – the services their customers need, which help them compete.”
Highlights of OnApp v4.2 include:
OnApp DRaaS (Disaster Recovery as a Service) – a real-time replication and restore product for mission-critical workloads hosted in OnApp clouds. Using OnApp‘s distributed storage technology, it would make enterprise-grade DR affordable for cloud providers and SME customers.
- OnApp Accelerator – a new way for cloud users to accelerate web applications and content hosted in OnApp clouds with a single click. Using a patent-pending content acceleration method, it automatically optimizes OnApp virtual servers and distributes them across OnApp’s global network of “premium” CDN locations, with no configuration or CDN management needed.
“In the last version of OnApp, we introduced application servers, a way for providers to sell one-click SaaS and PaaS to their clients,” added Mr. Bredahl. “Today we’re adding one-click Disaster Recovery and one-click content acceleration – breaking down the entry barriers to technologies that have always been too complex or expensive for most providers to deliver, and most customers to buy. ”
OnApp v4.2 would include a wide range of other new features and improvements. For more information and demos visit the OnApp website.