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Level 2 Cloud Provider Matrix

By John | February 15, 2008

Level 2 Providers Amazon Mosso Flexiscale
Pay as you go y n y
No lock in y y y
Dynamic provisioning n y y
Load Balancing n y y
Firewall Support n y y
Autonomics n n y
Clustering n y n
Live Image Migration n n y
Snapshot Image y y n
Customizable Images y n y
Control Panel n y y
API y n y
Automated Backup n y -
Table Level Backup n y -
24 Hour Support n y y
Consulting Services n n n

Level 2 Providers

Are backbone hardware and software providers. In other words, they are the primary owner of the hardware infrastructure and the cloud infrastructure software. For more on this, see Demystifying Clouds.

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Topics: amazon, cloud computing, ec2, flexiscale, mosso, other, utility cloud computing | 1 Comment »

One Response to “Level 2 Cloud Provider Matrix”

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