Welcome!

Microservices Expo Authors: Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, Yeshim Deniz, Zakia Bouachraoui

News Feed Item

Joyent SmartDataCenter 7 Delivers Production-Ready Private Cloud Software to Fill Growing Market Gap

SmartDataCenter 7 Gives Enterprises an Alternative to Fragmented Do-It-Yourself Offerings and Costly Incumbent On-Premise Infrastructure

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/24/14 -- Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure and data services company, today released SmartDataCenter 7, a complete cloud management platform for private and hybrid cloud deployments. SmartDataCenter is designed around lightweight, container-based virtualization, and is time-tested, having run at scale for years as the backbone of Joyent's Public Cloud.

"Despite all the hype, private cloud hasn't meaningfully made its way into the data center because the options are limited. Operators have to choose between a kit cloud that requires the team to spend months researching every decision before they see a result, or legacy enterprise software that views 'cloud' as a mere re-branding opportunity," said Bryan Cantrill, Chief Technology Officer of Joyent. "SmartDataCenter 7 is a complete product, and was designed from the ground up to provide the scalable, elastic, service-oriented infrastructure that today's developers have come to expect. Its architecture reflects our own experiences running the Joyent public cloud, and our customers find that it is refreshingly easy to install and operate within the enterprise."

SmartDataCenter 7 is designed to deploy in hours and is proven at scale supporting all applications from production web and mobile to internal development environments. The complete cloud management platform also includes critical multi-tenant security components such as SmartLogin secure SSH key management, LDAP directory service, full identity and role based management, and built-in firewall capabilities. With absolute consistency between SmartDataCenter 7 and Joyent Public Cloud, IT organizations can now manage both public and private cloud environments without having to change any software automation, greatly reducing overhead, while enabling developers to move as fast as they need to go. And, Joyent's open ecosystem approach allows other complementary technologies to integrate and be used in both public and private cloud environments.

SmartDataCenter 7 Features

  • Easy to Deploy: Create a complete production implementation in a matter of hours.
  • Easy to Operate: Designed by operators for operators
  • Easy to Scale: Seamlessly add capacity on demand
  • Easy to Upgrade: Upgrade components without disrupting service.

"The static nature of traditional Application Delivery Controller (ADC) architectures hasn't evolved to meet the requirements of today's fast paced Cloud Service Providers, including the rapidly expanding number of applications and the way service providers aim to deliver their services today," said Jeff Pancottine, senior vice president and general manager, SteelApp at Riverbed. "Now with Riverbed SteelApp ADC and Joyent's SmartDataCenter 7 software, enterprises can bring trusted cloud services into their datacenter, reducing operating expenses while delivering huge scale."

To learn more about SmartDataCenter 7, visit joyent.com/sdc7.

About Joyent
Joyent is the high-performance cloud infrastructure and data services company delivering a complete set of solutions for today's real-time web and mobile applications. Joyent provides multiple IT infrastructure capabilities including compute, networking, solution appliances, and the Joyent Manta Storage Service -- the first highly scalable, distributed object storage service with integrated compute. Joyent is also the corporate steward of Node.js, the popular and fast-growing open source server-side JavaScript project.

Media Contact
LaunchSquad for Joyent
415-625-8555
[email protected]

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Microservices Articles
Using new techniques of information modeling, indexing, and processing, new cloud-based systems can support cloud-based workloads previously not possible for high-throughput insurance, banking, and case-based applications. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, John Newton, CTO, Founder and Chairman of Alfresco, described how to scale cloud-based content management repositories to store, manage, and retrieve billions of documents and related information with fast and linear scalability. He addresse...
Adding public cloud resources to an existing application can be a daunting process. The tools that you currently use to manage the software and hardware outside the cloud aren’t always the best tools to efficiently grow into the cloud. All of the major configuration management tools have cloud orchestration plugins that can be leveraged, but there are also cloud-native tools that can dramatically improve the efficiency of managing your application lifecycle. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, ...
The now mainstream platform changes stemming from the first Internet boom brought many changes but didn’t really change the basic relationship between servers and the applications running on them. In fact, that was sort of the point. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Gordon Haff, senior cloud strategy marketing and evangelism manager at Red Hat, will discuss how today’s workloads require a new model and a new platform for development and execution. The platform must handle a wide range of rec...
Containers and Kubernetes allow for code portability across on-premise VMs, bare metal, or multiple cloud provider environments. Yet, despite this portability promise, developers may include configuration and application definitions that constrain or even eliminate application portability. In this session we'll describe best practices for "configuration as code" in a Kubernetes environment. We will demonstrate how a properly constructed containerized app can be deployed to both Amazon and Azure ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that DatacenterDynamics has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
Discussions of cloud computing have evolved in recent years from a focus on specific types of cloud, to a world of hybrid cloud, and to a world dominated by the APIs that make today's multi-cloud environments and hybrid clouds possible. In this Power Panel at 17th Cloud Expo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists addressed the importance of customers being able to use the specific technologies they need, through environments and ecosystems that expose their APIs to make true ...
In his keynote at 19th Cloud Expo, Sheng Liang, co-founder and CEO of Rancher Labs, discussed the technological advances and new business opportunities created by the rapid adoption of containers. With the success of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and various open source technologies used to build private clouds, cloud computing has become an essential component of IT strategy. However, users continue to face challenges in implementing clouds, as older technologies evolve and newer ones like Docker c...
CloudEXPO New York 2018, colocated with DXWorldEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018, in New York City and will bring together Cloud Computing, FinTech and Blockchain, Digital Transformation, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, AI, Machine Learning and WebRTC to one location.
DevOpsSummit New York 2018, colocated with CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018, in New York City. Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with the introduction of DXWorldEXPO within the program. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term.
In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Scott Davis, CTO of Embotics, discussed how automation can provide the dynamic management required to cost-effectively deliver microservices and container solutions at scale. He also discussed how flexible automation is the key to effectively bridging and seamlessly coordinating both IT and developer needs for component orchestration across disparate clouds – an increasingly important requirement at today’s multi-cloud enterprise.