CA Technologies and Digicor deliver innovative plug-n-play cloud solution for no more than $45,000*
New Cloud in a Box offering allows businesses to deploy cloud services in a matter of hours
CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) and Digicor have today announced the launch of Cloud in a Box, a new product powered by CA 3Tera AppLogic that allows businesses to deliver public, private or hybrid clouds in as little as four hours. Cloud in a Box has been developed as a joint offering in Australia and New Zealand between CA Technologies and leading Australian server and storage specialist, Digicor.
Combining CA 3Tera Applogic virtual fabric, Cloud in a Box is used in tandem with Digicor’s hardware solutions to deliver IaaS, Paas and SaaS all in a single environment for no more than $45,000 (as at 31 May 2011)*.
The CA 3Tera AppLogic cloud computing platform enables customers to quickly provision, deploy and manage cloud applications as supporting infrastructure. Users can pull from a catalogue of reusable applications to rapidly compose, deploy and manage complex, online applications, significantly reducing time-to-market for new business services.
“Cloud in a Box is a real breakthrough that significantly reduces the time, costs and risks often associated with moving to the cloud environment. By packaging a single cloud solution, we are making cloud accessible to the whole market – from SMB to enterprise.” said Brenton Smith, Vice President and General Manager, Australia and New Zealand.
The Cloud in a Box has been specifically designed to assist customers to deploy a complete cloud offering quickly. The joint offering includes training, education and consulting. This offer will help IT Managers & Service Providers alike, to accelerate delivery of IaaS, Paas & SaaS applications to their customers.
Key benefits specific to the Cloud in a Box include: • Licensing – Installed AppLogic perpetual licenses with pre-packaged AppLogic Appliances
• Training – a three-day AppLogic operator course
• Consulting – three day on site education consulting service along with onsite mentoring on how to create applications for customers
• Hardware – 24 Cores of Intel Xeon processors with 96GB RAM with 4.8TB storage and CISCO switches
• Rack & stack into your data centre with 3 years onsite next business day response
• Dedicated AppLogic server for customers
• Applications ready to be deployed
The Cloud in a Box will be showcased this week at CeBIT Australia and available from Digicor nationally from 1 June.
* price correct as at 31 May, 2011 but may be subject to change without notice.
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About Digicor Pty. Ltd. Digicor is a leading solution provider and distributor focusing on helping customers solve their most demanding technology challenges by delivering high performance computing, server, storage, data center cloud computing solutions and professional services. Founded in 1997, Digicor has a unique experience and refined knowledge that allows us to select, design, build, implement, support and manage servers, storage, HPC workstation solutions Australia and New Zealand wide. For additional information, visit www.digicor.com.au.
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