Go Grid: Windows To the Cloud

GoGrid, a provider of Windows and Linux cloud-based server hosting announced the availability of 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows Server 2008 within its Cloud Computing infrastructure - one of the first infrastructure as a service providers to offer Windows Server 2008 "in the cloud". GoGrid customers can now deploy Windows Server 2008 servers in just a few minutes for as little as 19 cents an hour, with no commitment.

"The ability to deploy and manage critical infrastructure systems in the Cloud is becoming increasingly important to customers," said Jason Hermitage, director of Windows Server marketing at Microsoft Corp. "We're excited that with Windows Server 2008 offered on GoGrid, customers will be able to run our most powerful enterprise server software in the Cloud and take advantage of the increased security, reliability and ease of management that Windows Server 2008 can bring."