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GreenQloud and Xeround Partner to Run Cloud Database Solution on Renewable Energy-Powered IaaS
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October 31, 2012

GreenQloud and Xeround Partner to Run Cloud Database Solution on Renewable Energy-Powered IaaS

By Calvin Azuri
TMCnet Contributor

GreenQloud (News - Alert) recently announced that it will be partnering with Xeround, a California-based provider of scalable cloud computing infrastructure. Both companies will collaborate over managing their zero-management cloud database solution for MYSQL applications over the completely renewable energy-powered infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) from GreenQloud.

GreenQloud specializes in cloud computing. In a statement, Razi Sharir, CEO of Xeround, said, “Capitalizing on GreenQloud’s renewable energy-powered cloud services allows Xeround customers who choose to run on GreenQloud to operate their MYSQL applications in a more sustainable manner. Likewise, GreenQloud customers can now take full advantage of the most robust database solution for MySQL applications in the cloud.”

Designed as an easy-to-use database-as-a-service (DBaaS) for MYSQL applications, Xeround essentially enables automatic scaling and offers high availability with just one click. Users of Xeround can now select GreenQloud’s renewable energy-powered IaaS to manage their Xeround Cloud Database instance. During the initial stages, Xeround is offering its Xeround FREE edition on GreenQloud. The company will roll out additional plans in the coming months.

Eirikur Hrafnsson, co-founder and chief global strategist at GreenQloud, said, “Xeround simplifies management of MYSQL-based applications in the cloud. GreenQloud’s goal to clean up the Data industry by offering clean, sustainable, easy-to-use IaaS is greatly enhanced by partnering with outstanding cloud SaaS (News - Alert), PaaS, and DBaaS services, such as Xeround.”

GreenQloud is a provider of scalable, secure and distributed high-performance servers and on-demand storage designed with AWS-compatible APIs and featuring an easy-to-use management console. The company specializes in the use of highly efficient hardware and at present is the only cloud IaaS provider that utilizes 100 percent renewable energy. Leveraging GreenQloud’s solutions, users can benefit from easy monitoring of energy metrics and substantial carbon emissions savings. GreenQloud solutions can be used for Web storage, backups, key-value databases and scaling Web apps.

Edited by Rachel Ramsey

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