European Cloud Provider Rax Announces High Availability Servers


RAX (, a provider of Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud computing, today announced it offers High Availability as a standard service to its, Cloud server plans.

SOFIA, BulgariaJuly 15, 2016PRLog — The Cloud computing provider RAX ( has announced that High Availability functionality is now a standard service to its Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud Servers. The company uses VMware Cloud computing platform to provide IaaS powered services.

The High Availability (HA) functionality increases the cloud service availability and reduces application downtime. It provides uniform, cost-effective failover protection against hardware and Operating System (OS) failures. The High Availability service monitors cloud servers to detect a failure on the underlying physical hosts or an Operating System failure on the cloud virtual machines themselves. When an outage is detected, the HA restarts the cloud server on other physical hosts part of Rax Cloud infrastructure, without manual intervention. The operations resume automatically.

RAX is a member of the VMware vCloud Air Network and provides its VMware IaaS Powered service using proven VMware technology. The company’s customers have the ability to move workloads from their VMware vSphere-based virtualized or private cloud environment to the VMware IaaS Powered service. This allows customers to achieve flexibility and security, while enabling increased IT agility.

About RAX

RAX Virtual Data Center ( datacenter.shtml) is located at Equinix IT facility, based out of Sofia, Bulgaria. The facility features fault-tolerant site infrastructure and 99.995% availability. This allows RAX to offer a premium Service Level Agreement (SLA) and 24/7/365 onsite NOC management support. RAX (Network AS199364) is a RIPE member and Local Internet Registry (LIR) and one of the longest running Cloud Computing, IT Hosting and Data Center service providers in South Eastern Europe.


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