GoGrid is a Cloud Computing hosting service for deploying and scaling server infrastructure on demand. Load balanced cloud servers and virtual server networks can be created in minutes via GoGrid’s unique web interface or API. Windows Server 2008, 2003, Red Hat or CentOS linux are supported, and all accounts include free f5 load balancing and 10 GB of cloud storage. Parent company ServePath was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in San Francisco.
|Launch Date||March 26, 2008|
GoGrid enables you to deploy and control load balanced, hosted cloud servers in just minutes through either a web control panel or API.
The service supports Microsoft Windows Server and SQL Server, in addition to Linux. Free f5 hardware load balancing and other features give you the control of a familiar server environment in the flexibility and scalability of the cloud. Pricing starts at $0.19/hour with packages available for additional discounts.
The API allows userâ€™s to programmatically control their GoGrid environment. It also enables users to script and chain various commands. For instance, one can simply type â€œgetâ€ available unused IP addresses, â€œaddâ€ a server with unassigned IP, â€œpowerâ€ a server when it is ready, etc. It can also be used by resellers to skin their own portals, and allows for 3rd party developers to create management tools for GoGrid instances. It requires no knowledge of WSDL, CORBA or RMI to use, and supports API calls from Java, PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby and C# as well as shell scripting language like bash.