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RightScale in Japan with IDC Frontier

Last year we announced a bunch of new clouds to the RightScale dashboard. Each of those clouds brought a differentiated offering to our user base. Recently, we announced public availability of a new cloud - IDC Frontier Cloud . Analyst Agatha Poon recently wrote about IDC Frontier's progress in IaaS and gave an overview of how their cloud is positioned in the Japanese market. IDC Frontier Cloud...Read more

Ending the Year with a Bang! Five New Clouds Managed by RightScale

What a year it has been! We've released a lot of really cool features , including a MultiCloud API and many MultiCloud ServerTemplates . To round out the year, last week, we launched new public clouds that are available on the RightScale MultiCloud Management Platform : AWS South America in São Paulo, Datapipe, Logicworks, SoftLayer and Rackspace UK. These new clouds offer choice for our users...Read more

RightScale Launches 3 Millionth Server

Here at RightScale, we've just passed the 3 million server milestone. Driven by our growing customer and free-user base, and their ever-increasing cloud usage, the 3M mark represents a benchmark in the industry, and is noteworthy in three different ways. First, 3 million is impressive in the data center business. Many well-known hosting companies house between 50,000 and 100,000 servers, and...Read more

RightScale Release: MultiCloud ServerTemplates and RightImages

This is Part Two of our release series. A couple weeks ago, we announced a lot of goodies and we're going to talk about some new stuff today. It has been a R.A.C.E. to the finish line this sprint, but we have some exciting news! RightScale's current ServerTemplate release showcases the entire PHP 3-tier stack across the R ackspace Cloud, A mazon's Elastic Compute Cloud, C loud.com's CloudStack...Read more

New MultiCloud API, New Add Server Assistant, and Community Translations

This is the first of three posts you'll be seeing regarding everything we're releasing over the next couple of weeks. First, we had a new dashboard release tonight, which I'll tell you about below. Next week, we're releasing some sophisticated multi-cloud ServerTemplates that work across a few clouds. Finally, we'll wrap up with how to create an auto-scaling Windows IIS/.NET application on top of...Read more

Rackspace Linux ServerTemplate Support Windows 2008R2 PostgreSQL 9

When a systems or software engineer is learning a new language, a plethora of examples to learn from is invaluable. The cloud currently feels like a new software language to many - new constructs, better tools, rewritten rules. RightScale has always provided training to help people jump into this new world, and this release continues the education. In it, you will find concrete examples of how to...Read more

See you at the RightScale User Conference in NYC on June 8

As the cloud computing landscape continues to rapidly evolve, RightScale is committed to helping you take advantage of the latest developments. These developments come from RightScale directly, our technology partners, and from you, our customers. Because cloud computing is moving at such a quick pace we decided early on to create an environment to share experiences and learnings. That’s why we...Read more

RightScale Dashboard: Japanese, More Widgets, & -your idea here-

The RightScale customer community is growing rapidly and we always appreciate your feedback and support. We're bringing RightScale users together for our 4th RightScale User Conference in New York in June. Customers are flying in from all over the world to share in our vision for Cloud Computing. Please join us! We've just put out a new release of the Dashboard, and with it, we're expanding our...Read more

RightScale-Ready Ubuntu 11.04 Amazon AMIs

Ubunutu 11.04 Natty Narwhal is released , and there's something in it for RightScale users! We've been working with our partners at Canonical to make it possible to use Ubuntu AMIs out of the box with RightScale. This means you can start playing with Natty Narwhal 11.04 in RightScale today! How does it work? The method was pioneered by Eric Hammond , who helps maintain Ubuntu and Debian AMIs for...Read more


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