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Linode Expands Cloud Solutions For Developers, Launches Dedicated CPU Instances


Philadelphia, February 6, 2019 – Linode, the leading cloud for developers, today announced the release of its new Linux cloud instance type: Linode Dedicated CPU. Dedicated CPU provides a powerful infrastructure solution for CPU-intensive applications such as video encoding, machine learning and data analytics processing. Linode customers can now choose from a broader range of cloud servers for nearly any application, from quickly launching a gaming server to scaling enterprise software worldwide.

Founder and CEO Christopher Aker, “For the last 15 years Linode has been relentless in our mission to provide the highest quality products and award winning service for the Linux community. With the expansion of our cloud instance types, Dedicated CPU delivers even greater power for developers and their teams to deliver optimized application performance.”

Developers can easily deploy a dedicated instance in just a few seconds with minimal configuration. Simply choose from a range of Dedicated CPU plans starting at $30 for 2 vCPUs with 4GB RAM, 25GB storage and 4TB transfer. For those that need maximum processing power, plans graduate up to 48 vCPUs and 96GB RAM. Additional add-on solutions include Backups, Block Storage, NodeBalancers and coming soon Object Storage, for those that need to store and deliver large amounts of content. All plans come with our award-winning 24/7 customer support, access to the Linode Community and developer knowledge-base.

“The landscape for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) has changed dramatically since Linode’s inception,” said Tory Kulick Vice President of Operations at Linode. “Adoption for IaaS has skyrocketed, and as such, our customer base is more diverse than ever. Fortune 500 companies to hobbyists can leverage our infrastructure to execute a broad range of use cases. Dedicated CPU was a must and we are excited to meet our customers need with this expansion of service.”

Linode upcoming releases to include new data centers in Canada and India, along with product announcements for Object Storage, Kubernetes and more.

About Linode:
Linode is the leading cloud for developers demanding maximum performance, reliability and value for their modern applications.

Pioneering cloud hosting since 2003, we empower over 800,000 developers worldwide through our 9 data centers to easily build and scale their server infrastructure.

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