Lunacloud

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Lunacloud
Public
Industry Cloud computing provider
Cloud computing
Infrastructure as a Service
Web hosting
Founded November 21, 2011; 3 years ago (2011-11-21)
Lisboa, PT
Founder António Miguel Ferreira
Charles Nasser
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
António Miguel Ferreira
(CEO)
Products Cloud Server, Cloud Storage and Cloud Jelastic
Services Cloud computing
Number of employees
54
Slogan A cloud above the clouds
Website lunacloud.com (original UK. site)
various national sites

Lunacloud is a cloud computing infrastructure as a Service provider, based in Europe.[1]

History[edit]

Lunacloud was founded in 2011 by António Miguel Ferreira and Charles Nasser and launched its services to the general public on June 1, 2012 (2012-06-01). It provides cloud computing infrastructure as a service, such as cloud servers [2] and cloud storage,[3] and Cloud Jelastic[4] hosting.

Reception[edit]

The performance and cost of Lunacloud's offerings have been favourably rated in TechWeekEurope[5] TechRepublic[6] and CloudSpectator.[7] when compared to Rackspace and Amazon EC2.

Business model[edit]

Lunacloud has three base products — Cloud Servers, Cloud Storage and Cloud Jelastic. Lunacloud helps design, build, and operate workloads across both environments depending on the individual needs of the customer.

Cloud Servers[edit]

Cloud Servers provides scalable virtual servers using Parallels and VMware . The clouds servers can be deployed by using the control panel or API.

Cloud Storage[edit]

Cloud Storage is an easy-to-use storage service on the Internet. It works like a virtual disk. Is highly scalable with unlimited size and redundant! You can store and retrieve any number and size of files (objects) from the control panel or trough the API. The API is also compatible with the Amazon S3 API.

Cloud Jelastic[edit]

Cloud Jelastic (acronym for Java Elastic) is an unlimited PaaS and Container based IaaS within a single platform that provides high availability of applications, automatic vertical and horizontal scaling via containerization to software development clients, enterprise businesses, DevOps, System Admins, Developers

Locations[edit]

Headquarters[edit]

Lunacloud headquarters are in Lisbon.

Customer service centers[edit]

Website[edit]

Lunacloud localized storefronts, which differ in selection and prices, are differentiated by top-level domain and country code:

Region Sovereignty Domain name
Asia
 China lunacloud.cn
Europe
 Portugal lunacloud.pt
 France lunacloud.fr
 Germany lunacloud.de
 Italy lunacloud.it
 Netherlands lunacloud.nl
 Spain lunacloud.es
 United Kingdom lunacloud.co.uk
 Russia lunacloud.ru
North America
 United States lunacloud.com

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About". Lunacloud. Retrieved 2012-08-29. 
  2. ^ "Cloud Servers". Lunacloud. Retrieved 2012-08-29. 
  3. ^ "Cloud Storage". Lunacloud. Retrieved 2012-08-29. 
  4. ^ "Cloud Jelastic". Lunacloud. Retrieved 2012-08-29. 
  5. ^ Judge, Peter (2012-07-19). "How big is a piece of cloud". Retrieved 2012-08-29. 
  6. ^ Rodrigues, Thoran (2012-08-07). "Side-by-side comparisons of IaaS service providers". Retrieved 2012-08-29. 
  7. ^ "Comparisons of IaaS service providers". 2013-12. Retrieved 2013-01-10.  Check date values in: |date= (help)