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Canadian Web Hosting Expands Private Cloud Services with the Public Availability of SolusVM and Proxmox Private Cloud Hosting Plans

Canadian Web Hosting (, the leading cloud and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider in Canada announced the general release of their new Private Cloud Hosting plans that greatly expand the availability of their industry best virtualization choices. Their cloud portfolio now includes on-demand Proxmox Private Clouds.  These new plans are available in certified Canadian data centers in Vancouver, BC or Toronto, ON and give customers access to complete server virtualization management, support for both Windows and Linux images, low-cost managed support and advanced features at a fraction of the cost of typical enterprise systems.  

With Proxmox Private Clouds, many businesses now have access to an enterprise-ready system that allows them to quickly reduce their infrastructure spend. This is done by the ability to increase the efficiency of their infrastructure resources and significantly reduce typical hardware costs and administrative time required to run their own servers and hardware.  Canadian Web Hosting's launch of Proxmox Private Clouds in Canada gives customers access to a completely open source server virtualization system that utilizes KVM (Kernal-based Virtual Machines) running on lightweight container-based virtualization, Linux Containers (LXC) storage, virtualized networks and high availability.    

Every Canadian Web Hosting Proxmox Private Cloud includes advanced features out of the box.  Customers get instant access to an easy-to-use central management interface, flexible backup and restore options, true high availability that keeps virtual machines online. The cloud servers also feature flexible network options, including bridged networking and VLAN/network aggregation, and shared storage options, such as NFS and SAN with the ability to configure as many storage definitions as needed. 

"Our customers are continually asking for open source alternatives to other leading virtualization systems that allow them to reduce their infrastructure footprint and costs.  By offering a leading open-source system that integrates advanced technologies like Linux Containers, our customers get a system that is lightweight and ideal for production or development environments. We are able to help significantly increase their resource efficiency and give them better than average SLAs – it's a win-win.  When you combine that with our expertise on our broad range of cloud services, compliance and support services, customers have an instant Private Cloud without the hassle," said Matt McKinney Chief Strategy Officer of Canadian Web Hosting.  "Starting today, we are offering Proxmox Private Clouds to anyone inside and outside of Canada without the typical vendor lock-in you see from other cloud vendors. In addition, every cloud exceeds Canada's rigorous privacy requirements."

Along with Proxmox, customers can choose their virtualization platform of choice including Hyper-V or VMware in combination with preconfigured Private Cloud plans. Alternatively, customers can work hand-in-hand with cloud engineers to customize a solution that is designed to meet a business-specific requirement. Any potential customers can learn more about our services by visiting the Canadian Web Hosting website or by calling 1.888.821.7888 for more information. 

Read about SolusVM vs Proxmox in the blog post here.

Published Monday, October 10, 2016 11:11 AM by David Marshall
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