To help IT professionals and technology decision makers navigate the data center landscape, we have created a list of vendors that provide or enable private, public and/or hybrid infrastructure-as-a-service solutions.
This is not a paid listing, nor is it an exhaustive list; rather, it's an alphabetic glossary of leading vendors that provide data center/cloud products and services.
Citrix Company profile Citrix's CloudPlatform is based on Apache CloudStack technology, a competitor to the rival open-source OpenStack platform. As well as handling traditional enterprise and cloud workloads, CloudPlatform can enable hybrid clouds via API support for Amazon Web Services. Featured products & servicesCitrix CloudPlatform Contact Citrix EMEA, Rheinweg 9, Schaffhausen, 8200 Switzerland • +41 52 63577 00 Key linksHow CloudPlatform works, Resources & support
CSC Company profile CSC has a broad IT outsourcing portfolio, including three IaaS offerings built on VCE's Vblock platform: BizCloud is an on-premise private cloud; BizCloud VPE is the same solution in a CSC data center, while CloudCompute is a public cloud implementation. Data centers worldwide Featured products & servicesCSC BizCloud (private cloud), CSC BizCLoud VPE (hosted private cloud), CSC CloudCompute (public cloud) Contact CSC, Royal Pavilion Wellesley Road, Aldershot, Hampshire GU11 1PZ, UK • +44 (0)1252 534000 Key linksCommunities and blogs, Insights
Eucalyptus Company profile Eucalyptus is an open-source software stack for building private clouds. API compatibility with Amazon Web Services allows these to be transformed into hybrid clouds if necessary. Featured products & servicesThe Eucalyptus Cloud, Ecosystem Tools Contact Eucalyptus Systems, 6755 Hollister Ave, Suite 200 Goleta, CA 93117, USA • +1 866 456 3822 Key linksBlog, FAQ, Resources
Joyent Company profile Joyent offers public and private cloud infrastructure as a service, via a technology stack underpinned by its SmartOS operating system. Data centers US, The Netherlands Featured products & servicesJoyent Cloud (public), Joyent Smart DataCenter (private) Contact Joyent, One Embarcadero Center, 9th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA • +1 855 4 JOYENT Key linksBlog, Dev Center, Technology, Videos
Oracle Company profile Oracle's 'infrastructure-as-a-service' offering does not fit the standard cloud services model, being essentially a way for companies to rent a range of Oracle servers ("fully integrated engineered systems"), which are installed behind the firewall in their on-premise data centres. Data centers on-premise Featured products & servicesOracle Infrastructure as a Service Contact Oracle Corporation UK, Oracle Parkway, Thames Valley Park (TVP), Reading, Berkshire RG6 1RA, UK • +44 (0)8705 332200 Key linksOracle Cloud Infrastructure, Oracle Blog Center
OVH Company profile OVH is a France-based web-hosting company focused primarily on serving SMEs from its eight data centers (7 in France, 1 in Canada). It offers dedicated servers, plus private cloud (VMware vCLoud Datacenter Service) and public cloud infrastructure as a service. Data centers France, Canada Featured products & servicesOVH Private Cloud, OVH Public Cloud ContactOVH contact page • +44 (0)20 7357 6616 Key linksAbout OVH, OVH forum
Piston Company profile Piston's core product is a scalable private cloud OS built on OpenStack. It includes Moxie HA (High Availability), which dynamically allocates workloads across the cloud according to resource availability. Featured products & servicesPiston Enterprise OpenStack Contact Piston Cloud Computing, 49 Geary St., Suite 530 San Francisco, CA 94108 • +1 (650) 242-5683 Key linksNews, Partners
SoftLayer Company profile Hosting provider SoftLayer offers private and public cloud services based on Citrix's XenServer technology. You can also rent and manage 'bare metal' servers (with no hypervisor) and access OpenStack-based Object Storage. Data centers US, The Netherlands, Singapore Featured products & servicesCloudLayer, Object Storage Contact SoftLayer Europe, Paul van Vlissingenstraat 16, 1096 Amsterdam, The Netherlands • +31 20 308 0540 Key linksData centers, Network, Blog, KnowledgeLayer
Tier 3 Company profile Tier 3 offers VMware-based infrastructure as a service from data centers in the North America and Europe. Its portfolio also includes a cloud management portal and a platform-as-a-service product. Data centers US, Canada, UK, Germany Featured products & servicesEnterprise Cloud Platform Contact Tier 3, 110 110th Ave. NE Suite 520, Bellevue, WA 98004 • +1 877 388 4373 Key linksBlog, Resources, Press releases
VMware Company profile VMware's vCloud Suite is the leading proprietary platform for building private and hybrid clouds. VMware supports public cloud services via its service provider partners. Featured products & servicesVMware vCloud Suite Contact VMware UK, Theta Building, Lyon Way, Frimley, Camberley GU16 7ER • +44 (0)1276 414300 Key linksNews, Knowledgebase, Community, Forums