Ninefold

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Ninefold Pty Ltd
(dba Ninefold)
Private company
IndustryInternet Hosting Service
Founded2011
HeadquartersLevel 20, 2 Market St
Sydney, NSW  2000
Key people
Peter James, Chairman
Websitehttp://ninefold.com

Ninefold was a cloud computing company which provided infrastructure as a service (IaaS). Ninefold was headquartered in Sydney, Australia and was backed by Macquarie Telecom (ASXMAQ), an ASX-listed Australian B2B telecommunications company.[1]

History and growth[edit]

Launch[edit]

Ninefold was founded by Macquarie Telecom in 2011 to meet a growing demand for cloud computing in Australia. The company provided virtual servers from 2011 until it stopped trading a few years later.

Services[edit]

Ninefold offered self-managed virtual servers.

Virtual Servers[edit]

Ninefold’s customers were able to provision virtual servers via an online portal.

Australian Federal Government Hosting[edit]

On 26 June 2013, Ninefold became a member of the Data Centre as a Service (DCaaS) Multi-User List, which is published by the Australian Government Department of Finance.[2] On 13 February 2015, Ninefold was listed as a product available to Federal Government agencies through Macquarie Telecom.[3]

Docker Support[edit]

On 10 June 2014, Ninefold commenced support of Docker with the announcement that Docker 1.0.0 [4] was available.[5]

Competitors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Macquarie launches Ninefold Cloud Start-up". Mitchel Lake.
  2. ^ Tomlinson, Mundi. "New Suppliers added to the DCaaS Multi Use List". Department of Finance.
  3. ^ Wu, Karen. "New Cloud Services Panel". Minister for Finance. Retrieved 13 February 2015.
  4. ^ "It's here: Docker 1.0".
  5. ^ "Docker comes preloaded".

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