The company has been certified as Cloud computing Service Provider on the VMware vCloud Air Network Program
SOFIA, 24-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — RAX (https://www.rax.bg), a provider of Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud computing, today announced its entry into the VMware vCloud® Air™ Network, with RAX vCloud Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud Servers, a VMware IaaS Powered service. This designation illustrates to customers that the company’s public cloud service is validated using and compatible for use with VMware vSphere®, the leading virtualization platform for building cloud infrastructures.
A member of the VMware vCloud Air Network, RAX provides its VMware IaaS Powered service using proven VMware technology that organizations already use in their existing data centers. VMware vCloud Air Network Service Providers offer global cloud services in more than 100 countries.
“VMware IaaS Powered services delivered by VMware vCloud Air Network Service Providers can provide the efficiency, agility, and reliability inherent in cloud computing,” said Graham Crich, Director, Cloud and Service Provider Partners, EMEA, VMware. “We look forward to supporting RAX further as it empowers organizations with a simple and flexible path to the cloud.”
Customers of RAX have the ability to move workloads from their VMware vSphere-based virtualized or private cloud environment to the VMware IaaS Powered service. This allows customers to achieve flexibility and security, while enabling increased IT agility.
RAX sought VMware IaaS Powered validation in order to improve its overall cloud computing capabilities, to add high availability and automated fault tolerance to its public and private cloud services and to provide more businesses with the opportunity to take advantage of VMware’s unique hybrid cloud computing technology. As a VMware vCloud Air Network Service Provider, RAX can now provide users with enhanced responsiveness and agility, and enable reduced IT costs through greater performance, availability and scalability. The service will debut on June 15, 2016.
Rax.bg Virtual Data Center is located at Equinix / TelecopyGroup’s IT facility, based out of Sofia, Bulgaria. The facility features fault-tolerant site infrastructure and 99.995% availability. This allows RAX to offer a premium Service Level Agreement (SLA) and 24/7/365 onsite NOC management support. RAX (AS199364) is a RIPE member and Local Internet Registry (LIR) and one of the longest running Cloud Computing, IT Hosting and Data Center service providers in South Eastern Europe.
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