Cloud-A launches Vancouver, BC Node
Halifax, NS – July 21st, 2016 – Cloud A Computing Inc., a Canadian Public Cloud provider, announced today the launch of its first Western Canada cloud infrastructure node in Vancouver, British Columbia. The new node allows Cloud-A to better service the entire country with lower latency connectivity to its western customers, as well as satisfying data residency requirements for companies in BC.
The new node features all key Infrastructure-as-a-Service (“IaaS”) components, including compute, network, and storage. Similar to their existing Halifax, NS node, the BC node is built on Cloud-A’s OpenStack-based cloud platform. This platform gives customers the ability to spin up cloud infrastructure in a matter of minutes from both an easy-to-use web-based GUI and a powerful set of APIs.
“From day one, our mission has been to do be Canada’s cloud IaaS provider. We are now the first provider to truly launch a full multi-node, OpenStack cloud in Canada. This opens new doors for Canadian businesses who are looking for geographically dispersed data without the headaches of using legacy IT infrastructure.” says Jacob Godin, CEO of Cloud-A
The Vancouver, BC node was driven by the rapidly growing healthcare industry in BC, and was developed through a partnership with local healthcare-focused service company, Intogrey. Cloud-A is also extremely excited to help application development shops, IT management companies, and IT departments by providing a robust platform to use as a foundation for their products and services.
Cloud-A is the leading provider of public cloud Infrastructure based in Canada. Their products automate & simplify the installation and management of the hardware and software that provides the infrastructure for large scale environments having hundreds or thousands of servers supporting high performance compute applications. For more information visit www.CloudA.ca
Brandon Kolybaba, CMO