Who VEXXHOST is, our mission and what we have to offer.
Our Mission & Vision
We believe in offering businesses more freedom through the use of an open-source platform. This way, our company can provide infrastructure solutions without the burden of license fees or vendor lock-ins. Additionally, we know how important it is to be community-driven, so we are in the heart of it all. Therefore, VEXXHOST makes sure to not only remain avid contributors and users of the OpenStack community but also attendees, sponsors, and organizers of events surrounding the open-source community.
Our company also believes in providing services that strive for security, quality, performance, and innovation while allowing businesses to save money. As a result, we only use enterprise-grade hardware and certified solutions, work with data centers undergoing some of the strictest regulations, and have a team of experts dispersed worldwide for 24/7 monitoring. We continuously offer the latest product upgrades, look for new innovative tools, and provide management of these tools as a service for a hassle-free experience.
Finally, VEXXHOST believes in the power of choice. With twelve years of experience with OpenStack, we can help you complete a variety of projects with your cloud infrastructure and with multiple managed solutions. This way, you can get right where you want to be.
Established in 2006, VEXXHOST was initially a web hosting provider that offered services from shared hosting to VPS. However, with the advancement of cloud technologies, VEXXHOST decided to move to more innovative options such as cloud hosting. This leap to cloud-based hosting garnered a positive response, encouraging our company to invest further in cloud-based solutions. In 2011, VEXXHOST adopted OpenStack software for its infrastructure. Since then, VEXXHOST has been an active contributor and an avid user of OpenStack. Currently, VEXXHOST provides OpenStack Public Cloud and Private Cloud infrastructure and services, along with a range of Cloud Solutions to customers, from small businesses to enterprises across the world.
VEXXHOST is committed to working with its users to help architect, configure, and optimize their cloud infrastructure to reduce expenses and increase productivity. Our company also delivers a high level of expertise to clients, enabling them to focus on their core competencies.
With our operational experience of running Canada’s biggest OpenStack public cloud and many large private clouds, we can help you by:
- Running your cloud without the stress and hassle of vendor lock-in
- Reducing costs by offering competitive pricing compared to other providers
- Accelerating your ability to innovate and increase internal operational efficiency
- Providing complete end-to-end planning, architecture and best practices support
- Providing expertise on Kubernetes enablement, OpenStack upgrades and consulting
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VEXXHOST is thrilled to be a member of these prestigious foundations and it is always a pleasure giving back to the open-source community.
The Open Infrastructure Foundation is known for the distribution, adoption and development of open infrastructure. The Foundation builds the community through shared resources and is currently 105,000 members strong, spread across 187 countries! VEXXHOST in an Infrastructure Donor and a Founding Silver Member of the OIF.
A supporter of sustainable open-source projects, the Linux Foundation builds the ecosystem by pooling financial and intellectual resources, with additional support via training, events, services and even infrastructure! VEXXHOST is a Silver Member of the Linux Foundation.
The CNCF, which runs the largest open-source developer conferences, is part of the non-profit Linux Foundation. It aims to provide a unified platform for top developers, end-users and vendors alike to collaborate and create a vendor-neutral home! VEXXHOST is a Silver Member of the CNCF.
The Ceph Foundation provides a conducive environment for pooling resources to support the Ceph project community. It has enabled an organized setting for coordinated development and investment in the community! VEXXHOST is now a General Member of the Ceph Foundation.
As a proudly Canadian operated company, VEXXHOST complies with Canada’s strict data privacy rules and regulations. Therefore, we can provide top-tier data privacy to both Canadians and those within the EU. When signing on with an experienced cloud provider such as VEXXHOST, you’re gaining a partner that has all the infrastructure and computing solutions you need. This way, you can rest assured knowing that your data is both protected and on the road to success.
Our OpenStack Involvement
VEXXHOST has been contributing to the OpenStack community since Bexar, its second release in 2011. We have also maintained a presence in the community by regularly attending OpenStack summits and being part of the Interop challenge during the Boston summit in 2017. You can read about the Interop challenge here.Our company has hosted OpenStack Canada day and has helped organize the Montreal OpenStack meetup as well. Additionally, our co-founder, Mohammed Naser, who is the PTL for OpenStack Ansible and part of the OpenStack Technical Committee, has given talks at Montreal, Ottawa, and Toronto OpenStack meetups, CERN , Ansiblefest as well as OpenStack Summits all over the world.
Our company also plays a part in the community by actively contributing upstream code and sharing feedback with PTLs and developers. When we encounter bugs, we report them, diagnose them, and work with the community to get a full fix. Additionally, VEXXHOST is active on the mailing list and provides feedback and repairs, too.
We are also corporate sponsors and infrastructure donors for the OpenStack infrastructure team.
VEXXHOST exclusively runs OpenStack managed services across our entire infrastructure. We offer fully certified OpenStack powered cloud solutions that have been validated through testing to provide API compatibility for OpenStack core services. Our offering is fully open-source without any proprietary licensed technology. Additionally, we are currently running Zed. Just as in the past, we implemented the update on our clouds on the same day as the release.
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