Internap Taps Solid-State Storage For Cloud Service

Hosting services giant enters cloud sector, aims to differentiate itself from competitors with high-speed, performance-guaranteed block storage.

Internap Network Services moved into the public cloud realm in November with its AgileCloud, and it is now offering compute and storage services from its data centers located in key worldwide communications hubs.

Internap is known as large supplier of hosting services from its datacenters; it is responsible for the infrastructure, and its customers supply an application to run on it. Its services include both virtual servers and bare-metal servers dedicated to a single customer. It’s been edging up to cloud services since it bought Voxel, with its automated management software, in late 2011. […]