CARIcloud Takes the Mystery out of Cloud Hosting

New Cloud Service Built on Microsoft's Cloud Platform Features Easy-to-Understand Billing and All-Flash Storage, Enabling Companies to Move to the Cloud with More Control and Security

Sep 16, 2014, 09:00 ET from

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- today announced CARIcloud, a high-performance, scalable and flexible cloud platform based on Microsoft Cloud Platform that allows companies to move to the cloud with greater control and scale regardless of their size or existing infrastructure. CARIcloud supports hybrid-cloud deployments and is ideal for highly scalable e-commerce and corporate websites, line-of-business applications, Software-as-a-Service applications and virtual machine hosting. It enables companies to meet existing business needs while taking into account the future potential need to scale up.

CARIcloud provides a flexible alternative to what has become an increasingly lock-in-oriented cloud landscape.'s cloud service helps organizations plan for future needs with the most modern, high-performance technology available and its servers pull from the fastest, most reliable brands in the industry. CARIcloud eliminates the inefficiency of slow databases with an all-flash infrastructure that is much faster than traditional disk storage. Built around a photonic switching platform, CARIcloud leverages software-defined networking (SDN) to dynamically adjust bandwidth to meet critical application and tenant requirements.

"Not all network traffic is created equal," said Mat Mathews, Plexxi's vice president of product management. "Leveraging Plexxi technology, is able to provide its customers with a high-speed interconnect which provides simpler, more dynamic control over application workloads. This means the most critical applications are guaranteed the resources they need to operate effectively."

CARIcloud product features include:

  • An open virtual hard disk standard that lets you move workloads from on-premises to CARIcloud and back, providing flexibility to create your own roadmap to the cloud.
  • A single, easy-to-understand interface to manage your company's websites, databases and virtual machines.
  • A "cloud-on-demand" model that lets you pay by the hour, month, quarter, half-year or year.
  • Much faster speeds thanks to an all-10Gbps software-defined 4D network.

"As more businesses migrate to the cloud, the need for a flexible and scalable cloud platform grows every day," said Bryan Ling, president of "CARIcloud's platform provides the confidence and security to move worry-free to the cloud, allowing companies to meet today's business needs while laying the foundation for tomorrow's growth."

"Today's businesses require more speed and more agility from their cloud providers," said Brian Hillger, Director, Microsoft Corporation. "Built on Windows Server, System Center and Hyper-V, CARIcloud offers customers enhanced speed in accessing resources and scaling services on demand."

CARIcloud is now available. For more information, visit

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