Friday, June 18, 2021

DreamHost CEO Details OpenStack Customer Use Cases [VIDEO]

DreamHost has made a name for itself over the years as being a friendly, yet low-cost hosting provider, offering both shared hosting as well as virtual private servers (VPS). DreamHost is also a major backer of the open source OpenStack cloud platform and now offers the DreamCompute cloud server as well.

In a video interview, DreamHost CEO Simon Anderson explains where cloud makes sense in his business, while there is still likely going to be a need and demand of shared hosting for years yet to come.

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“There is some cross-pollination where customers that would otherwise use a managed VPS are now going over to use DreamCompute, because they get a choice of operating system, can do more on the network configuration side of things and so on,” Anderson said.

Anderson commented that approximately 75 percent of DreamHost’s customers are what he considers to be “Web technical,” in that they understand Web deployment, as opposed to being more hands-on developers who understand systems, storage and networking components.

“It’s that 25 percent developer base of our customers that are looking at DreamCompute and we’re looking to expand that,” Anderson said.

Watch the full video with Simon Anderson below:

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at Datamation and InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist

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