Web Hosting News Launches Private Cloud Services Leveraging Microsoft Dynamic Data Center Toolkit

July 12
16:08 2011

Web HostingToronto, ON – Speed, stability and reduced downtime are at the core of the newly expanded cloud hosting services offered through By making use of Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis) automation, has made virtual hosting and virtual servers accessible to individuals, small and mid-sized businesses and any company seeking comprehensive web hosting services.

Based on the Microsoft Dynamic Data Center Toolkit for Hosters, provides high-availability Virtual Dedicated Services (VDS) that deliver flexible, scalable IT solutions for customers. According to the company’s Product Manager Jeremy Adams, “Windows VDS and virtual server hosting services are designed to meet the demands of businesses that need servers to operate in the new cloud environments with minimal downtime.”

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Together with Microsoft and their partners, successfully architected an optimally configured Hyper-V cluster. The clustered solution was designed to ensure workload is seamlessly moved to an alternate virtual machine to avoid outages related to scheduled patching. The new service reduces downtime due to maintenance by up to 50 percent. Outages due to hardware failure are also reduced because seamless workload allocation ensures that virtual machines are transferred to working locations with as little as one ping of downtime.

“Existing customers of will benefit from improved service because of the addition of Microsoft’s Dynamic Data Center Toolkit to enhance’s Hyper-V based private cloud services,” said Anil Reddy, Director, Microsoft Server and Tools Business. “In addition, will be able to reach a new breed of customer who previously hadn’t considered a hosted option. New customers will see the value in this highly available, scalable private cloud platform built on Windows Server Hyper-V.”

As part of’s high availability deployment, Cisco and NetApp plays a large role as well. By implementing NetApp storage services, VPS Hosting is now easier to manage and more reliable. According to Darish Rajanayagam, Director of Operations for, “NetApp technology allows us to provide High Availability Virtual Private Servers that handle all levels of disk I/O while allowing us to synchronize backup files, snapshot vaults and secondary storage systems.”

By leveraging the Microsoft Dynamic Data Center Toolkit for Hosters, has developed scalable hosting services for businesses and individuals who are storing data in the cloud. Microsoft Windows Server Hyper-V Server has improved the way data and disk resources are handled. As well, Dynamic memory integrated in the Microsoft Hyper-V Server platform optimizes resource usage across the system.

In addition to the offerings based on Microsoft Hyper-V Server and the Windows Server 2008 R2, provides VPS services and virtual Virtuozzo Containers from Parallels that are compatible with CentOS and Debian Linux. As a full-service hosting company and subsidiary of the award-winning brand SoftCom, delivers Microsoft SharePoint hosting, domain name registration services and Managed SaaS Applications that reflect’s experience and recent award for their work in the automation of collaboration services and messaging tools.

About is owned and managed by SoftCom Inc., a privately held company headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Founded in 1997, SoftCom provides reliable and cost effective Email and Web Hosting services to more than 10 million customers with support of 26 languages in 140 countries worldwide. The name and the logo are registered trademarks of SoftCom Inc.

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