Gladinet Cloud Access Suite Adds OpenStack, Rackspace, CAStor Support
Cloud storage gateway provider Gladinet (www.gladinet.com) has launched a new version of its Cloud Access Suite, adding Rackspace Cloud Files, and Castor OpenStack Caring and support services cloud storage.
Gladinet announced Monday that Cloud Access Suite v2.4 (which includes desktop Cloud, CloudAFS, Cloud Cloud backup and space) has been expanded to include support for Rackspace Cloud Files (www.rackspacecloud.com) and Castor Caring for (www.caringo.com) object storage system and any application based on cloud storage OpenStack (www.openstack.org).
Available as a developer preview in July, OpenStack is designed to provide a viable open source alternative to other clouds, open source cloud computing platform. And last week, OpenStack reached an important milestone when he had his initial release. The release of new code, called “Austin”, makes the platform easy to install and use, and has dozens of bug fixes and new features such as statistical process control, improved access and defined metadata user.
“OpenStack is seen by some as an interesting alternative to proprietary platforms like Amazon’s public cloud cloud as well as many proprietary products that facilitate the creation of private clouds,” said Jerry Huang Gladinet executive director in a statement. “Although recently released, the platform has been adopted by some very important service providers (MSP) and could be of strategic importance to the computer industry in the cloud as a whole. The opening could be the glue that creates an ecosystem that extends to the cloud providers. Gladinet open platform aims to provide a paradigm of universal access for all providers of cloud storage, so we are delighted to add support for strategic storage partners. ”
Support OpenStack cloud computing platform has grown considerably in recent months. Last week, the technology of Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) announced that Cloud.com associated with integration and compatibility with Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V with OpenStack.
Founded in 2008, Gladinet has also grown rapidly, support for multiple storage services in the cloud, a cloud based storage meze (www.mezeo.com). Cloud Gladinet Desktop, for example, allows users to map cloud storage Meze a virtual network drive on your PC. In June, Gladinet became one of the first Meze Cloud Gateway Ready Solution Partners.
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