Parallels, a leading hosting and cloud services enablement provider, today announced the availability of Parallels Cloud Server virtualization solution for HP Moonshot, the industry’s first workload-optimized server designed to run internet-scale applications.
HP Moonshot servers are designed and tailored for specific workloads, such as web hosting and web serving, to deliver optimal performance and unparalleled efficiency. These low-energy servers share traditional components, including networking, management, power and cooling capabilities, to reduce complexity, as well as add to the reduction in energy use and space. By utilizing HP Moonshot technology, customers are able to achieve massive efficiencies of scale and faster innovation cycles.
Parallels Cloud Server delivers high-performance, high-efficiency Parallels Containers virtualization that advances the utilization and performance of HP Moonshot servers. The unique operating system virtualization of Parallels Containers enables it to provide cost-effective, virtual servers on HP Moonshot.
“Parallels Containers provides unique capabilities that complement the HP Moonshot system,” said John Zanni, chief marketing officer, Service Provider, Parallels. “Parallels Containers operating system virtualization technology maximizes the customer investment in HP Moonshot server, while simultaneously improving performance.”
Parallels Cloud Server allows HP Moonshot customers running the HP ProLiant m300 Server Cartridges to maximize their infrastructure investment by deploying multiple high density Parallels Containers on each Moonshot cartridge. The advanced memory management capabilities of Parallels Containers improve the overall workload performance of the cartridge over bare metal. And Parallels Containers enables service providers to deliver multiple VPS and cloud server packages at varying levels of CPU, memory, disk I/O, and storage space.
“With HP Moonshot, we are committed to helping enterprises and service providers address emerging web and analytics workloads while keeping energy, costs and data center space to a minimum," said Paul Santeler, Vice President and General Manager of HP Moonshot, HP. “Parallels server virtualization solution for HP Moonshot enables us to provide increased value to our customers by improving workload performance and advancing memory management capabilities.”
HP will be demonstrating Parallels Containers on HP Moonshot running the HP ProLiant m300 Server Cartridges as a silver sponsor at Parallels Summit 2014 in New Orleans, February 24-26, 2014.
Parallels (parallels.com) is a worldwide leader in hosting and cloud service enablement and desktop virtualization. Founded in 1999, Parallels is a fast-growing company with more than 900 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia.