Welcome!

Artificial Intelligence Authors: Elizabeth White, Zakia Bouachraoui, Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, Carmen Gonzalez

Blog Feed Post

ElasticHosts Adds Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and Windows Server 8 Preview to Cloud Server Offerings

Latest Microsoft Technologies available for customers

London, UK, April 19th, 2012: ElasticHosts, the cloud server provider, has today announced that it has made the latest Microsoft technologies available to customers, adding to the existing wide range of cloud server configurations. ElasticHosts is well known for providing easy-to-use on demand, scalable cloud servers with independent scaling of CPU, RAM and disk rather than fixed instance types. This means that customers can pay only for what they need, when they need it; scaling up or down as demands fluctuate.

The first new option is Windows SQL Server 2012, which is available to customers from today. With the public release just last week of Microsoft's latest version of their premier database product, ElasticHosts has been quick to respond with updated cloud server configurations. SQL Server 2012 Web Edition is available for the same low monthly rental price as the previous SQL 2008, as well as Express Edition, which is a basic version of Microsoft's SQL Database product, available for free.

Responding to Microsoft's latest release of Windows Server 8 Beta, ElasticHosts has added a self-install option for this latest preview Microsoft Server Operating System, further expanding the range of configurations and demonstrating the use of future Microsoft products in the cloud environment. Richard Davies, CEO of ElasticHosts explained: "We're proud to be at the cutting edge for new technologies. With these additions, customers have the option to explore these new products in the safe environment of their own cloud server. Developers and IT Managers can research the potential impact of next-generation software without risking current infrastructure. Now that Microsoft has extended the limited preview from just a month all the way to January 2013, this is an ideal time to spin up a Windows 8 Server - a job that can be done in just a few minutes - without investing in any hardware dedicated to the job. In fact, since we have a five day free trial available, now is a better than ever time to try ElasticHosts' servers and plan for the use of future technologies."

ElasticHosts servers are available at three North America Locations - Los Angeles, California; San Antonio, Texas and Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Servers are also available at two European locations serving London, UK.

Davies added, "It's very important to our customers that we support their current deployments; but with technology changing so fast, many customers also use our instant cloud server deployment to test the newest technologies for future use. This is why we now offer SQL Server 2012 and Windows Server 8 Beta as options."

To mark the availability of these latest Microsoft technologies, ElasticHosts is currently offering a 5-day free trial to businesses. Prices then start from 6c per hour, or $44 per month. For more information, please visit http://www.elastichosts.com/

About ElasticHosts:
ElasticHosts - www.elastichosts.com - is a cloud server provider which lets businesses configure its sophisticated cloud infrastructure to match the business' needs with any web browser, providing an unmatched combination of instant flexibility, ease of use and cost efficiency.

The company provides easy-to-use web hosting solutions, offering all the power and control of a traditional hosted server, but managed from any web browser to expose all of the additional benefits of virtualization.

For more information, please contact:
Spark Communications
[email protected]
+1 415 358 5219
+44 (0)20 7436 0420

ElasticHosts
[email protected]
www.elastichosts.com
+1 415 358 5210
+44 (0)20 7183 8250

Read the original blog entry...

More Stories By RealWire News Distribution

RealWire is a global news release distribution service specialising in the online media. The RealWire approach focuses on delivering relevant content to the receivers of our client's news releases. As we know that it is only through delivering relevance, that influence can ever be achieved.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
The platform combines the strengths of Singtel's extensive, intelligent network capabilities with Microsoft's cloud expertise to create a unique solution that sets new standards for IoT applications," said Mr Diomedes Kastanis, Head of IoT at Singtel. "Our solution provides speed, transparency and flexibility, paving the way for a more pervasive use of IoT to accelerate enterprises' digitalisation efforts. AI-powered intelligent connectivity over Microsoft Azure will be the fastest connected pat...
There are many examples of disruption in consumer space – Uber disrupting the cab industry, Airbnb disrupting the hospitality industry and so on; but have you wondered who is disrupting support and operations? AISERA helps make businesses and customers successful by offering consumer-like user experience for support and operations. We have built the world’s first AI-driven IT / HR / Cloud / Customer Support and Operations solution.
Codete accelerates their clients growth through technological expertise and experience. Codite team works with organizations to meet the challenges that digitalization presents. Their clients include digital start-ups as well as established enterprises in the IT industry. To stay competitive in a highly innovative IT industry, strong R&D departments and bold spin-off initiatives is a must. Codete Data Science and Software Architects teams help corporate clients to stay up to date with the mod...
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...
Druva is the global leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, delivering the industry's first data management-as-a-service solution that aggregates data from endpoints, servers and cloud applications and leverages the public cloud to offer a single pane of glass to enable data protection, governance and intelligence-dramatically increasing the availability and visibility of business critical information, while reducing the risk, cost and complexity of managing and protecting it. Druva's...
BMC has unmatched experience in IT management, supporting 92 of the Forbes Global 100, and earning recognition as an ITSM Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for five years running. Our solutions offer speed, agility, and efficiency to tackle business challenges in the areas of service management, automation, operations, and the mainframe.
The Jevons Paradox suggests that when technological advances increase efficiency of a resource, it results in an overall increase in consumption. Writing on the increased use of coal as a result of technological improvements, 19th-century economist William Stanley Jevons found that these improvements led to the development of new ways to utilize coal. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Mark Thiele, Chief Strategy Officer for Apcera, compared the Jevons Paradox to modern-day enterprise IT, examin...
With 10 simultaneous tracks, keynotes, general sessions and targeted breakout classes, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO are two of the most important technology events of the year. Since its launch over eight years ago, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO have presented a rock star faculty as well as showcased hundreds of sponsors and exhibitors! In this blog post, we provide 7 tips on how, as part of our world-class faculty, you can deliver one of the most popular sessions at our events. But before reading...
DSR is a supplier of project management, consultancy services and IT solutions that increase effectiveness of a company's operations in the production sector. The company combines in-depth knowledge of international companies with expert knowledge utilising IT tools that support manufacturing and distribution processes. DSR ensures optimization and integration of internal processes which is necessary for companies to grow rapidly. The rapid growth is possible thanks, to specialized services an...
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...