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Cloud Computing: Press Release

New OpenNebula Pro 2.2 Cloud Platform Targeted at Telcos

Third major version of the enterprise-class distribution of OpenNebula

C12G Labs has announced a major new release of OpenNebulaPro, the enterprise-class edition of the OpenNebula Toolkit. This is the third major release of the commercially supported, enterprise-ready distribution of the OpenNebula open-source toolkit, which is used by thousands of organizations worldwide.

OpenNebulaPro 2.2 offers a comprehensive solution for the management of virtualized data centers to enable private, public, hybrid (cloudbursting) and virtual private clouds. OpenNebulaPro 2.2 extends the fault-tolerance features of previous versions,  includes out-of-the-box integration with data-center's monitoring systems, and brings the new Sunstone web application. C12G complements OpenNebulaPro 2.2 with additional tools to simplify the deployment and operation of Cloud instances and to help in the migration path from previous versions. As result of its certification process, it also provides a better integration with richer functionality on VMware and XenServer hypervisors.

OpenNebulaPro 2.2 includes state-of-the-art features developed to meet the requirements from High Performance Computing, Hosting and Telecom cloud environments. Telecom Operators can offer Virtual Private Cloud environments to extend the Private Clouds of their custormers over virtual private networks, so offering a more reliable and secure alternative to traditional Public Cloud providers. Supercomputing and leading research centers use OpenNebula to build clouds for hosting virtualized computational environments or for providing users with new "HPC as a service" resource provisioning models. Hosting providers are adopting OpenNebula to manage their infrastructure and to build new IaaS cloud offerings.

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Dr. Llorente is Director of the OpenNebula Project and CEO & co-founder at C12G Labs. He is an entrepreneur and researcher in the field of cloud and distributed computing, having managed several international projects and initiatives on Cloud Computing, and authored many articles in the leading journals and proceedings books. Dr. Llorente is one of the pioneers and world's leading authorities on Cloud Computing. He has held several appointments as independent expert and consultant for the European Commission and several companies and national governments. He has given many keynotes and invited talks in the main international events in cloud computing, has served on several Groups of Experts on Cloud Computing convened by international organizations, such as the European Commission and the World Economic Forum, and has contributed to several Cloud Computing panels and roadmaps. He founded and co-chaired the Open Grid Forum Working Group on Open Cloud Computing Interface, and has participated in the main European projects in Cloud Computing. Llorente holds a Ph.D in Computer Science (UCM) and an Executive MBA (IE Business School), and is a Full Professor (Catedratico) and the Head of the Distributed Systems Architecture Group at UCM.