Service providers delivering cloud require a user-friendly solution to load balancing across their servers. At Flexiant, we continually aim to deliver against our service providers’ requirements, and so today we launch a fully integrated, multi-tenant Load Balancer as a Service.
Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator load balancers are deployed in redundant groups. These in turn can route traffic across backend servers according to various algorithms, such as round robin, or whichever server has the least number of connections on it.
News this week that cloud service provider TierPoint has entered into a definitive agreement with comms vendor Windstream to buy its data center business for a pure cash transaction of $575 million marks continued change for the telco industry.
There is bad and ugly news for telcos – just shy of half of SMBs surveyed recently receive no help from their telecoms operators whatsoever and many are contemplating switching telco operators.
But there is good news – 40% of UK and US SMBs are openly willing to purchase software and tools from operators to help them grow their business according to recent research. Another 31% of SMBs currently have a cloud migration strategy in place – the segment remains largely untapped.
A central concern for any service provider or telco with cloud services is the ability to ensure resiliency and security for their infrastructure. At Flexiant, we pride ourselves on delivering cloud orchestration software that alleviates the headaches that may arise from tackling infrastructure security and resiliency challenges. If you are curious as to how we handle this, here are some frequently asked questions.
If you are a telco in the cloud space or trying to get in it and make a big difference quick, here are three tools you need in your arsenal.