SOURCE: OpenLogic


February 22, 2012 09:00 ET

OpenLogic CloudSwing Adds Support for High-Volume Cloud Applications

Open PaaS Solution First to Leverage Native Load Balancing on Multiple Clouds

BROOMFIELD, CO--(Marketwire - Feb 22, 2012) - OpenLogic, Inc., provider of enterprise open source solutions for the data center and the cloud, today announced that it has added support for high-volume cloud applications and websites to its CloudSwing Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution. New capabilities include deploying a pool of servers, load balancing across servers, the ability to scale the application tier and database tier independently, application-level management and monitoring across servers and support for hosted databases including Amazon RDS.

A flexible and open PaaS cloud solution, CloudSwing offers complete customizability, enabling application developers to quickly deploy and operate cloud platform stacks using any open source or proprietary components on the cloud of their choice.

New features include:

  • Companies can create scalable cloud applications by deploying a pool of web servers or application servers. CloudSwing also supports application-level monitoring and management across all of the servers.
  • CloudSwing is the first PaaS solution to leverage native load balancing on multiple clouds, which enables users to preserve the freedom to run the application on any cloud provider at any time. CloudSwing leverages the native load balancing capabilities of both AWS and Rackspace.
  • CloudSwing now allows users to flexibly configure application tiers and scale the application and database tiers independently.
  • CloudSwing now provides support for Amazon RDS and other hosted MySQL databases. It includes two new LAMP stacks out-of-the-box: one that uses Amazon RDS for the data store and another that works with hosted or remote MySQL instances. These new stacks enable CloudSwing users to easily use Amazon RDS and other hosted MySQL services in their own customized technology stacks.

"The world's most flexible and open PaaS solution, CloudSwing now includes a broad set of capabilities that make it easy to deploy high-volume applications without being locked in to any cloud provider or any database provider," said Rod Cope, OpenLogic CTO and Founder. "CloudSwing support for Amazon RDS and other hosted MySQL services will allow users to deploy MySQL-based cloud applications in a matter of minutes and outsource database administration to their provider of choice. "

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About OpenLogic
OpenLogic is a leading provider of enterprise open source solutions for the cloud and the data center. OpenLogic helps hundreds of leading enterprise across a wide range of industries to safely acquire, support, and control open source software. OpenLogic offers certification, commercial-grade technical support and indemnification for 600 open source packages backed by the OpenLogic Expert Community. OpenLogic also offers CloudSwing, a complete open PaaS solution for enterprises seeking to deploy applications and customized open source stacks in the cloud, and OLEX Enterprise Edition, a SaaS solution for open source scanning and governance.

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