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News22-06-2011

FIRSTSERVER AND JOYENT TO PROVIDE PUBLIC CLOUD SERVICES TO GAMING, MEDIA, SOCIAL NETWORK AND MOBILE SERVICE PROVIDERS IN JAPAN

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

SmartDataCenter 6 offers game, media, social and mobile service providers:

  • ■A customer portal that allows service providers to save on technology and administrative costs by enabling self-provisioning
  • ■An operator portal that enables service providers to allocate compute resources, visualize performance, manage virtual servers, and monitor resource allocation
  • ■A full software stack that includes dataset management, I/O management, networking, Joyent SmartOS, a public software library, and a runtime (Node.js)
  • ■Extensibility (via a public API) that enables Service Providers to add services and connect to internal or outside services
  • ■A reference architecture

To learn more about SmartDataCenter 6, please visit http://www.joyent.com/software/smartdatacenter/external link

Joyent Media Contacts

In English:
Jim Blom
Jim.blom@joyent.com
+1-342-4753415

In English:
Sam Takagi
sam@joyent.com
+81-090-4427-2360

FirstServer Media Contact

Yuuki Ogawa , Shigeto Yatani
pr@fsv.jp