Eucalyptus is an open source software platform implementing Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) based cloud computing which uses Linux based infrastructure. It provides its services to enterprises, government agencies, web and mobile businesses. The company has provided more than 25,000 services which also include more than 20 percent top 100 Fortune companies.
Eucalyptus was started as a project in the Computer Science Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara under the direction of Professor Rich Wolski. Later, in January 2009 Eucalyptus Systems Inc was formed for the commercialization of Eucalyptus Cloud Computing platform.
Business products and services
The company provides an enterprise edition and an open source edition of its cloud / Iaas services. Eucalyptus Enterprise Edition is based on open source platform. The architecture of Eucalyptus Enterprise Edition is as follows:
Exhibit: Eucalyptus Enterprise Edition
The various services provided by Eucalyptus include:
- Consulting Services– under this the company provides various suggestions to its customers regarding the cloud services.
- Education Services– the company provides various technical expertise regarding its products.
- Support Services– under this various support facilities are provided to the customers.
Some of the prominent customers of Eucalyptus are Harris, Plinga, Aerospace, Puma, Cloudera, F5, SAP, Harris, Raytheon, Trend Micro, Unisys, HP etc
The partnership program of Eucalyptus is divided into Platform, Product & Service and System Integrator & Reseller. The prominent partners of Eucalyptus include:
- Platform: Ubuntu, Dell, HP, Intell, Novell and Red Hat
- Product & Service: AppScale, AppZero, CloudRows, CohesiveFT, Convirture, CSS Corp, CumuLogic, Electric Cloud, enStratus, Evolven, Gluster, GroundWork Open Source Inc, Kaavo, Makara, Membase etc
- System Integrator & Reseller: 9Apps, APEX CNS, Bobcares, Cognizant, Dasher, Exelanz, Innovative, L&T Infotech, MomentumSI, Pawn Promotion, Pileus and Symposia Integrations
- CEO: Marten Mickos
- Chief Financial Officer: Woody Rollins
- Chief Technical Officer: Dr. Rich Wolski
- May 24, 2011 Eucalyptus Systems partnered with Univa thereby integrating their on-premise cloud management software into Univa’s Grid Engine compute environment.
- MAY 17, 2011 BMC Software, Eucalyptus Systems, HP, IBM, Intel, Red Hat, Inc and SUSE announced the formation of the Open Virtualization Alliance.
- MAY 16, 2011 Plinga a leading social game publisher in Europe has chosen Eucalyptus as its private cloud computing software.
Eucalyptus Systems, Inc.
6755 Hollister Ave Goleta, CA 93117
Phone: + 1(866) 456-3822 (EUCA)
Fax: +1 (805) 968-1400
E mail: [email protected]