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Simplicity is What Differentiates the New OpenNebula 4.6

New release of the OpenNebula cloud management platform with many enhancements to simplify IT's efforts in building, operating and using an enterprise private cloud

MADRID, SPAIN -- (Marketwired) -- 04/29/14 -- Code-named "Carina", the twenty-first release of OpenNebula is available today with a new innovative provisioning model based on virtual Data Centers that offers a simple but comprehensive framework for resource allocation to different groups of users in federated data centers and hybrid cloud deployments. Carina brings the ability to easily federate multiple OpenNebula clouds for high availability, scalability, isolation or multiple-site support, and the seamless sharing of golden images across these zones through a new revamped AppMarket. Users can also browse and provision services on-demand using a new simple, intuitive cloud provisioning portal.

"The cost and complexity of deploying private clouds are so high that they may erase many of the cost benefits of cloud. Our aim is to bring beauty, peace of mind and simplicity to the private cloud," said Ruben S. Montero, Chief Architect of OpenNebula. "Other cloud management platforms are great for companies operating very complex infrastructures and who have the resources to build, operate and use them. They are making private cloud computing too complicated. We want to simplify the private cloud," said Ignacio M. Llorente, Director of OpenNebula.

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After a successful first OpenNebula TechDay hosted by BIT.nl in The Netherlands, next TechDays will be held in Florida, hosted by Transunion-TLOxp, and in the Bay Area, hosted by SYNNEX/Hyve Solutions. Next OpenNebula Conference will take place in Berlin in December 2014.

About OpenNebula and C12G Labs

OpenNebula is the open operating system of choice in the converged data centre, combining a powerful virtualization manager that supports traditional IT features such as fault tolerance and failover, with the dynamic provisioning, elasticity and multi-tenancy of the enterprise cloud. With tens of thousands of deployments, OpenNebula is parked in some of the biggest organizations including research leaders like FermiLab, ESA and SurfSARA, and industry leaders like Produban, Akamai, CentOS, BBC, Alcatel-Lucent, Blackberry and China Mobile.

C12G Labs is the company that manages the OpenNebula Project and provides enterprise-grade support services.

All company and product names mentioned are used only for identification purposes and may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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C12G Labs
www.OpenNebula.org

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