Jelastic Launches First West Coast Location with Opus Interactive

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Jelastic partnered with Opus Interactive to provide reliable, scalable and secure cloud hosting to West Coast.

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We’re very selective about our hosting partners. Reliability, scalability, and security are critical to the needs of our users who range in size from independent developers to large enterprise applications.

Jelastic Inc., cloud provider that delivers PaaS, CaaS, Docker containers and Elastic VPS solutions within a single management platform, has launched the first cloud-hosting partner on the West Coast, Opus Interactive.

Opus Interactive is an Oregon-based cloud hosting and collocation company that specializes in delivery of customized IT solutions. The company will provide Jelastic cloud hosting services from its data center in Hillsboro. The Tier III facility is owned by Infomart and was recently selected as the flagship datacenter for LinkedIn based on sustainability, security, and energy savings advantages.

“We’re very selective about our hosting partners. Reliability, scalability, and security are critical to the needs of our users who range in size from independent developers to large enterprise applications,” says Ruslan Synytsky, CEO and Co-founder at Jelastic. “We’re excited for the partnership with Opus Interactive. They’ve been in the industry since 1996, and have a proven track record for customer service that they deliver from world class facilities.”

Opus Interactive's Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), powered by Jelastic, lets developers and companies benefit from the wide set of platform features, such as:

  • Vertical and horizontal auto-scaling
  • Intuitive application topology wizard
  • Zero downtime deployment with automated traffic distribution
  • One-click installation for popular applications
  • Easy creation of dev, test, production environments
  • Integrated CI and CD tools for automation

Opus Interactive will be Jelastic’s first datacenter partner in the Pacific Northwest, an area labeled “The Silicon Forest” whose datacenter draw includes the likes of Facebook, Google, and Microsoft. Low cost power, connectivity, and direct access to undersea cable links to the Asia Pacific market are huge attractors.

Connectivity between people, places, and things is quickly being adopted. Gartner predicts that by 2020, 21 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices will be connected. In tandem, the demand for hosted apps that enable that connectivity and the development platforms they stem from is also rising. Developers want a reliable platform that gives them flexibility and visibility that they can manage from inception to end-user adoption. And they want it to be simple.

“Understanding the start to finish needs of agencies and developers was baked into our service offering from the beginning. We launched our company out of an IT department in a creative agency 20 years ago,” said Eric Hulbert, CEO of Opus Interactive, “Obviously a lot’s changed in the way services are delivered, but what has stayed the same is – whether it’s Java, Ruby, Python, or something else, it still needs a reliable platform that will grow to support the uptake. The simpler the better: Jelastic is the all-in-one streamlined service the developer community has been waiting for.”

Opus Interactive`s platform, powered by Jelastic, provides highly available hosting on top of up-to-date blade servers from HPE. All customers are welcome to try easy installation, deployment and management of applications for a free 14 day trial.

About Jelastic
Jelastic is a cloud platform for hosting applications that can be deployed on bare metal hardware or any IaaS. Currently, it is running as public, private and hybrid cloud on top of more than 50 data centers worldwide. The platform provides certified containers for Java, PHP, Ruby, Node.js, Python and .NET and the ability to use custom Docker containers. Jelastic offers agile deployment models without coding to proprietary APIs, flexible automatic scaling for stateless and stateful applications, collaboration, access control, monitoring, backup and disaster recovery, built-in billing and business analytics tools, while driving down TCO with high density and hardware utilization.

For more information, visit us at https://jelastic.com/

About Opus Interactive
Founded in 1996, Opus Interactive provides cloud hosting, managed services and collocation from Tier III+ data centers in Hillsboro, Portland, Silicon Valley, and Dallas.

Through close partnerships with industry-leaders and a commitment to customer satisfaction, Opus Interactive has earned a reputation for customized IT solutions that fit unique requirements for equipment, scalability, budget and future growth needs of its customers.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Opus Interactive is an accredited member of the International Managed Services Provider Alliance and is PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and SSAE16 audited.
More information at http://www.opusinteractive.com/

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