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Jelastic PaaS Services Now Reach UK, Ireland And Brazil

Written by  Ritu Saxena | 18 December 2012
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jelasticJelastic, Inc., the company behind Jelastic PaaS, which can run any Java or PHP application on the cloud within minutes, is quickly spreading its wings. After launching Jelastic services US, Russia, Germany, UK, Japan and Finland, in partnership with the local hosting providers it has step its foot in UK, Ireland and Brazil.

In UK and Ireland Jelastic has launched commercially in partnership with Layershift. British developers can try Jelastic 1.8.6 immediately at Layershift site for free. The combined offering will take away the burden of Server Administration and Platform Specific programming from the shoulders of the developers and considerably reduce the App deployment time on the cloud. Jelastic Beta has also been launched in partnership with Websolute in Brazil and Brazilian developers can try the services for free.

The benefit that Jelastic provides to the users is, that it is fully compatible with all major Java software stacks, including Tomcat, GlassFish, and Jetty application servers — as well as with SQL (MariaDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL) and NoSQL (MongoDB, CouchDB) databases. Other great features that Jelastic PaaS provides are automated vertical scaling, building in the cloud, managing application lifecycle, public IPs, custom SSL certificates, session replication.

Jelastic also released plug-ins for Eclipse IDE and IntelliJ IDE, two of the most popular IDE’s used for Java App Development to  make it possible for the developers manage their deployments and hosting environments from their IDE itself.

Awards such as Duke's Choice 2012 and Start-up of the Year 2012 Award as a Global Startup are an indicator of the fact that Jelastic's solution has a huge potential.  Jelastic, founded in 2011 has been able to capture a user base of 30,000 world over, which is sure to increase with the rapid pace of partnerships with hosting providers.

Ritu Saxena

Ritu Saxena

Ritu is the technical brain behind the website and comes from a strong development background across Web and Mobile platforms. She is our senior editor primarily responsible for Product Reviews and in future will be leading Start-Ups, Mobile and Quality areas.

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