OnApp vs OpenStack
Last updated: April 08, 2016
OnApp software enables Infrastructure-as-a-Service for hosts, telcos and other service providers. With OnApp in your datacenter you can use commodity hardware to sell public & private cloud services, dedicated servers, Virtual Private Servers, CDN, DNS, storage and much more, through one fully automated control panel.
OpenStack is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds. The project aims to deliver solutions for all types of clouds by being simple to implement, massively scalable, and feature rich. The technology consists of a series of interrelated projects delivering various components for a cloud infrastructure solution.
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2014 - Cloud marketplace provider OnApp buys VPS virtualization solution SolusVM to stand out over OpenStack
London-based Cloud automation company OnApp has bought SolusVM, the virtual private server management system, in order to boost demand for the capacity on offer in OnApp’s federation. OnApp provides a marketplace of content delivery network (CDN), storage and compute capacity. And SolusVM is used by thousands of small service providers to manage their virtual private servers (VPS). OnApp wants those outfits to boost the demand side on its marketplace. The idea is for SolusVM users to see, alongside the option of adding another hypervisor, the option of “simply buying resources you need from the OnApp suppliers, then supplying to your customers a mix of your own infrastructure and excess infrastructure.