London and Edinburgh, UK – Flexiant, a global leader in cloud orchestration software, today announced the completion of the 4CaaSt consortium after three years of collaboration with some of Europe’s largest Telcos. The 4Caast project aimed and succeeded at creating an advanced PaaS cloud platform to support the optimized and elastic hosting of Internet-scale multi-tier applications.
Speaking at the conclusion of the project 4CaaSt project technical coordinator Sergio García Gómez, of Telefónica, said, “4CaaSt embedded all the necessary features, easing programming of rich applications and enabling the creation of a true business ecosystem where applications coming from different providers can be tailored to different users, mashed up and traded together. It has been a fantastic three years collaboration with the other 4CaaSt partners and to pass the final review was a great achievement for all involved.”
Head of Research Projects at Flexiant, Craig Sheridan, said: “The project offers significant benefits to service providers by providing an easy to use infrastructure, greatly simplified design and delivery of tailored services and compositions. It is expected that shifting the focus from technology to business will arm users with a solution that allows focus on service providers own core revenue streams.”
4CaaSt has ultimately contributed to the Future Internet by its ability to serve the service demands of tomorrow in a highly efficient and scalable manner. It allows Europe’s Telco industries the unique opportunity to expand their traditional business towards integrated IT/Telco service platforms as well as allowing cloud service providers to expand the scope of the way cloud services can be utilised and consumed.
Flexiant provides cloud orchestration software focused solely to the global service provider market. Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator is a cloud management software suite that arms service providers with a customizable platform to help them turn innovative ideas into revenue generating services quickly and easily. With Flexiant, service providers can generate more revenue and accelerate growth, compete more effectively and lead the market through innovation. Vendor agnostic and supporting multiple hypervisors, Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator offers a customizable platform, a flexible interface, integrated metering and billing, reseller capabilities and application management. Flexiant gives service providers the ability to develop, launch and bill for new cloud services quickly.
Flexiant has been named a Gartner Cool Vendor in Cloud Management, received the Info-Tech Research Group Trendsetter Award and called an industry double threat by 451 Group. Flexiant is now a Dell certified technology partner. Customers include Computerlinks, FailProof Technologies, ITEX and NetGroup. Flexiant is also a key participant in the FP7 Consortium. For more information visit www.flexiant.com.
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