Ubuntu Cloud Servers

The launch of Ubuntu was first announced in September 2004. Although a relative newcomer to the Linux distribution scene, the project took off like no other before, with its mailing lists soon filled in with discussions by eager users and enthusiastic developers. In the few years that followed, Ubuntu has grown to become the most popular Linux distribution. What was the reason for Ubuntu's stunning success? Firstly, the project was created by Mark Shuttleworth, a charismatic South African multimillionaire, a former Debian developer and the world's second space tourist, whose company, the Isle of Man-based Canonical Ltd, is currently financing the project. Secondly, Ubuntu had learnt from the mistakes of other similar projects and avoided them from the start - it created an excellent web-based infrastructure with a Wiki-style documentation, creative bug-reporting facility, and professional approach to the end users. And thirdly, thanks to its wealthy founder, Ubuntu has been able to ship free CDs to all interested users, thus contributing to the rapid spread of the distribution.

On the technical side of things, Ubuntu is based on Debian "Sid" (unstable branch), but with some prominent packages, updated to their latest versions. It has a predictable, 6-month release schedule, with an occasional Long Term Support (LTS) release that is supported with security updates for 3 - 5 years, depending on the edition (non-LTS release are supported for 18 months). Choosing Ubuntu Server helps you bring the best that open source can offer to your business - a strategy that's driving the world's most successful organisations: No licence fees; Free upgrades; The latest and greatest applications.

vServer Center's Ubuntu Cloud Server is a Ubuntu Virtual Server that is served by a computing resource pool (aka Cloud) consists of redundant network switches, redundant enterprise class data storage systems, redundant high end physical computer servers, and VMware server virtualization and cloud computing software. Each of our Ubuntu Cloud Servers has its own dedicated operating system and maintains the same functionality as traditional physical computers. Our VMware Ubuntu Cloud Servers support High Availability (HA). If a physical computer fails, your Ubuntu cloud server will be automatically switched to other live physical computers. We guarantee 100% Ubuntu Cloud Server uptime!

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vServer Center's Ubuntu Cloud Server Hosting features:

  • Dedicated Operating System: Customers can have their favorite operating systems. The Operating System can be changed or upgraded at anytime; Operating Systems supported: Windows server 2012, Windows server 2008, Windows server 2003, Windows 7 and Windows 8; Linux CentOS, Ubuntu Server, Debian Linux, Linux Fedora, Linux openSUSE, Slackware Linux, FreeBSD Server, and more.
  • VMware vCenter Control Panel: With VMware vCenter Control Panel customers can self install server OS, self reboot servers, self re-install or upgrade server OS, and access server console remotely;
  • Full Administrative Access: Customers will have root access for the Unix server or full administrative access for the Windows server; Customers can install any software or application on their servers;
  • High Availability: If a physical computer fails, customers' VMware cloud servers will be automatically switched to other live physical computers;
  • UnMetered Bandwidth: Customers get a fixed monthly bill. No surprise bandwidth charge for any month;
  • High performance: VMware Performance Benchmarks test scores are even higher than some low and medium level Physical Servers;
  • Enterprise Class SAN storage systems and high end physical servers. All live data drives are fiber channel or SAS drives. All live data are protected by dual parity disks plus two additional hot spare disks. All SAN storage volumes are Snap Mirrored to another Enterprise SAN storage system;
  • Full featured VMware enterprise software: Customers' VMware cloud servers are served by VMware Service Provider vCloud Premier Service Provider bundle enterprise software;
  • Unlimited DNS hosting: Free easy to use web based cPanel DNS manager; Hosting unlimited number of domain names and unlimited number of DNS zones and records;
  • 100% Uptime Guaranteed! Our enterprise class cloud servers are so reliable, we guarantee 100% cloud server uptime!
  • SSAE 16 (formerly SAS 70) certified Data Center includes redundant diesel power generators, power UPSes, environmental cooling systems, multi-level security, and pre-action fire suppression systems.
  • 24x7x365 USA based live tech support by phone, web portal, and email;

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