An interesting article was posted to the Outsourcing Journal that is relevant to anyone considering using the Cloud as a viable infrastructure strategy. There are plenty of important topics & points in this article, especially as many companies begin moving full infrastructure to the Cloud. Using cloud infrastructure hosting provided by GoGrid and the CloudIQ platform by GoGrid partner, Appistry, companies can move their applications into the cloud for free.
The Appistry CloudIQ platform consists of 3 offerings:
- CloudIQ Manager helps enterprises manage their applications within a cloud environment.
- CloudIQ Engine helps companies cloud-enable their applications, providing scalability and reliability.
- CloudIQ Storage allows organizations to harness inexpensive commodity storage
The Appistry CloudIQ platform is currently available on GoGrid as two Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers which have been recently updated as well:
- standard GoGrid hosting costs still apply – For the next 90 days, GoGrid is offering a US$100 credit to Outsourcing Journal readers who reference this promotional code: GGAPPO [↩]