Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Dell Offers OpenStack Cloud Appliance from Morphlabs

Dell is now selling an OpenStack-powered cloud appliance developed by Morphlabs that enables wholesale hosting companies to a private cloud service.

The new Dell mCloud Helix is a PowerEdge C6220 server system with solid state disks (SSD), OpenStack cloud software, and Dell’s Crowbar software framework, along with 24×7 remote management and support services. The solution is able to support 80 virtual CPUs (vCPUs) and 3TB in a single 2U C6220 chassis, and all at under 700 watts of power consumption.

 Media Temple, a web hosting and cloud services company, is now offering a private cloud service leveraging the new Dell mCloud Helix Solution.