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    A1 offers container orchestration as managed service in Exoscale cloud


    The operator’s digital unit will provide Kubernetes-based orchestration as a European alternative to cloud hyperscalers.

    A1 Digital, a subsidiary of A1 Telekom Austria Group, is offering orchestration and automation of containerised applications based on Kubernetes as a fully integrated service in its Exoscale cloud.

    Exoscale SKS (for Scalable Kubernetes Service) is designed to make it easier for customers to use container technology without major administrative effort or expertise in a secure, scalable and privacy-compliant environment.

    It claims customers of all sizes can benefit from an affordable, transparent pricing structure and companies can book Kubernetes as a managed service at A1 Digital immediately. As a managed service in the cloud, it offers easy use of applications “like electricity from a socket,” A1 Digital.

    Put another way, container technology, companies can completely virtualise their IT infrastructure in a constistent way.

    Rivalling hyperscalers

    “The Exoscale team has proven time and again that they are at the pulse of the new digital revolution. At A1 Digital, we are developing world-class products for our international customers.
    “Those cloud enthusiasts have built a solid cloud platform that is powerful, enjoyable to use, and is a European alternative to the incumbent hyperscalers.
    Exoscale perfectly matches one pillar of the A1 Group strategy, which is to scale the platform business, and with the SKS services both we and our customers are primed for scale,” says Alejandro Plater, COO of A1 Telekom Austria Group.

    More information about Exoscale SKS here.