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Hostway’s FlexCloud Platform R2 Hits General Availability

Hostway experience and Microsoft knowledge combine seamlessly with today’s technology to deliver a modern cloud platform for Hostway’s FlexCloud Servers offering. Transform your server environment into a highly elastic, scalable and reliable cloud infrastructure. As a Microsoft Partner for more than 15 years, Hostway’s FlexCloud Platform R2 draws on industry-leading technology to cloud-optimize your business.

Hostway's public cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offering, FlexCloud Servers, has already accommodated thousands of customers worldwide. Now, FlexCloud Platform R2 upgrades the firewall, internal networking, SAN storage and virtualization technology as part of its redesign for optimal performance with Microsoft System Center and Windows Server 2012 R2.

Overall, the infrastructure upgrades will provide customers three key benefits:

  • Ability to Scale at 3x the Previous Rate – Additional servers, storage, virtual machines and improved firewall architecture provide greater scalability.
  • 10x Increase in Speed – New internal networking enhances back-end communication and lowers latency.
  • 2x Increase in VM Capacity – With the upgrade to Windows Server 2012 R2, vCPUs, memory and storage have been expanded.

"Since launching FlexCloud Servers more than three years ago, we've received a lot of customer feedback, and have incorporated that into our newest platform," said Jim Potter, Hostway’s Vice President of Product Management. "FlexCloud Platform R2 is designed for small- and medium-sized businesses that require maximum control over their IT lifecycle. We've made FlexCloud Servers more powerful and more accessible than ever before."

FlexCloud Platform R2 powered by Windows Server 2012 R2 offers an enterprise-class, simple and cost-effective solution. Application-focused and user-centric, FlexCloud Platform R2 delivers best-in-class performance for your Microsoft workloads.

Contact us now to discuss your needs and options, and get a free estimate today.