iwStack is the cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform of Prometeus.
The service is based upon Apache CloudStack and use the KVM virtualization technology providing HA service with clusters (actually 3) of 5 to 7 nodes connected to a fiber channel enterprise SAN.
It allow easy virtual machine deployment, resource scaling, network as a service (multiple private isolated vlans, firewall, vpn, load balancing),
upload and download of disk images (using the QCOW2 format), build your own template, take manual and scheduled backups and much more... http://iwstack.com/
Incoming traffic is FREE :-)
Each running instance include 1.5GB outgoing transfer per running hour (a little more of 1TB per month);
Traffic is accounted and reset at 1st of each month;
Each running instance include an IPv4;
Additional outgoing traffic for the previous month is billed @ € 0.002 x GB transferred;
Stopped computing instances are FREE, only the storage and the reserved IP are charged;
1 GB of Primary SAN storage (for ROOT and DATA volumes) € 0.00015 / HR = € 0.110 / MONTH
1 GB of Secondary NFS storage (for snapshots, templates, ISOs) € 0.00005 / HR = € 0.036 / MONTH
Virtual Router for private network (include a dedicated VLAN and a dedicated VM for firewall, load balancer, ipsec vpn, etc. ) €0.0060 / HR = €4.32 / MONTH
Additional public IP €0.0014 / HR = €1.00 / MONTH
The initial required deposit to open an iwStack account is € 30.
Prometeus.com, since 1997 is focused solely on high-quality, high-reliability web services and professional consulting. Our network and servers are tuned specifically for maximum performance, and our policies ensure that we remain as efficient as possible.
We are located in Milan, Italy and have 5 racks colocated in the largest campus/internet exchange of Italy. We are LIR (RIPE NCC member) and do BGP with our Autonomous System Number (AS34971) and double 10Gbps connectivity with our upstream.