Alliance Delivers SmartDataCenter 6, Includes Autoscaling and Instrumentation
Tokyo and San Francisco — June 22, 2011 — Joyent, the global provider of cloud computing solutions, and FirstServer, the leading provider of cloud and shared hosting solutions, today announced a strategic alliance in which FirstServer will deliver Joyent’s SmartDataCenter 6 cloud software to service providers, data center operators and systems integrators who will in turn offer cloud services to next generation game, media, social entertainment network, and 4G LTE mobile application companies. Joyent customers around the world can now enter the Japanese market with the same stability and ability they enjoy in the North America JoyentCloud.
“FirstServer’s state-of-the-art Softbank datacenter, based in Kyushu and running Joyent’s SmartDataCenter 6, is the perfect home for our installed base of world leading game publishers and developers who wish to enter the Japanese market,” said Joyent co-founder Dr. Jason Hoffman. “They can enjoy the performance and stability they get from Joyent in the U.S. while building next-generation location-based services and social networking for Japanese users.”
Masato Isobe, CEO of FirstServer and board member of IDC Frontier, commented, “Joyent’s SmartDataCenter 6 is an ideal cloud solution that includes an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and a PaaS (Platform as a Service) platform using Node.js., the globally acclaimed programming language and runtime. Our datacenter is state-of-the-art and we are ready to accommodate all of Joyent’s customers in Japan.”
Joyent is the only cloud software provider in the world that sells its turnkey software suite, SmartDataCenter 6, and runs its own public cloud in North America, JoyentCloud.com. Service providers throughout Japan will be able to rapidly stand up and offer their own public, private or hybrid cloud services based on the JoyentCloud.com model.
SmartDataCenter 6 offers game, media, social and mobile service providers:
To learn more about SmartDataCenter 6, please visit http://www.joyent.com/software/smartdatacenter/
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