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CohesiveFT Adds ElasticHosts as a cloud deployment option to its Elastic Server® Platform Custom virtual servers can be dynamically assembled and delivered to ElasticHosts cloud infrastructure CHICAGO, IL and LONDON, UK — January 22, 2009 — CohesiveFT (http://www.cohesiveft.com), the leader in automated software assembly, today announced it has partnered with ElasticHosts Ltd. (http://www.elastichosts.com), the second European cloud infrastructure and the world’s first public cloud based upon KVM (the native Linux virtualization platform). As a result, users are now able to deploy virtual servers to the ElasticHosts cloud infrastructure via CohesiveFT’s Elastic Server on-demand service. Elastic Server is an automated “factory” that allows IT professionals to assemble, deploy, and manage virtual servers using a simple point-and-click interface. Beginning today,... (more)

Upgraded performance for all customers

This afternoon, we completed the last step in a series of upgrades which we started on 1st February. Since then, we have: Updated all of our virtualization hosts to the latest Linux kernel 2.6.32 and Qemu-KVM 0.12.2. Significantly expanded our capacity in both of our UK data centres, particular at London BlueSquare (lon-b) Our customers now benefit from: Improved virtualization performance, particularly for disk I/O Better hardware emulation, in particular a new virtual BIOS Improved memory management on our virtualization hosts Thank you to all of our customers for working with us... (more)

Cloud computing service or a mirage of hot air?

Our CEO Richard Davies recently wrote a guest post for ComputerWorldUK about how to spot fake clouds. Here is the full text: The term cloud computing has become a constant fixture in the media — and indeed in the boardroom. It seems that you can’t have a conversation in IT without the term coming up at least once. The reasons for this are clear; the economic outlook continues to look bleak and in these times of austerity everyone is trying to cut costs, and specifically avoid large capital expenditure, while still trying to do things more quickly. Cloud in its truest form, ... (more)

ElasticHosts Expands Cloud Hosting Portfolio with Cloud Sites and Managed Cloud Servers

London, UK — May 3rd, 2012: ElasticHosts, the cloud hosting provider, today announced the launch of two offerings which will provide customers with a broader range of cloud services. The two additions to the portfolio, Cloud Sites and Managed Cloud Servers, mean the company will be able to meet the needs of all organisations; from micro businesses with no technical expertise right the way through to larger enterprises that want additional services such as cloud migration, server management, managed back-up and disaster recovery for their cloud based infrastructure. Elastic... (more)

Cloud server newsletter - January 2012

Happy New Year and welcome to the first ElasticHosts Cloud Server Newsletter of 2012! We are very excited about the developments that we have planned for this year but first we need to let you know what we’ve been up to since the last newsletter back in the Summer: 16GB Servers, automatic repeat billing, firewalls Critical alerts by SMS and copied to extra email addresses Powered by ElasticHosts: Link to us Tutorials, global support and status page New Toronto and Los Angeles data centres Control panel revamp White-label program coming soon Account updates and new features If y... (more)