Did you know that Formula 1 cars race at speeds of up to 350 kilometers per hour or 220 miles per hour?

Did you also know that the cloud runs at F1 equivalent speeds through the dinCloud platform? As fast as a Formula 1 racecar, dinCloud helps organizations migrate to the cloud – fast.

Watch our F1 video or keep reading to learn just how fast your infrastructure can run with dinCloud.

Formula One (F1) and Cloud Hosted Services from dinCloud

Today’s Formula 1 cars have almost as much in common with jet fighters as they have with an ordinary car (an all-in-one combination). Aerodynamics have become a key to success in the sport and all the teams spend millions, if not billions, of dollars on research and development in the field every year to achieve ultimate performance, owing to very high cornering speeds achieved through the generation of large amounts of down force.

History of Formula 1

Formula 1 car racing has its roots in the European Grand Prix championships of the 1920s and 1930s. The foundation of Formula 1 began in 1946 with the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile’s (FIA’s) standardisation of rules. A World Drivers’ Championship followed in 1950. The sport’s history parallels the evolution of its technical regulations.

2016 Formula 1 World Championship Race Calendar


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As fast as a Formula 1 racecar, dinCloud helps organizations migrate to the cloud – fast – because in your line of business, speed is everything. We want you to see for yourself the ease and immediate time to market you’ll gain with dinCloud and its partners.

We don’t rest on our laurels. It isn’t that the world’s largest IT distributor picked dinCloud as its leading hosted virtual desktop provider (aka desktops-as-a-service). And it isn’t because the world’s largest IT solution provider selected dinCloud to offer to its customer base or because of the numerous awards we have won (but you can read about those in our news section).

It is because of customers that have migrated to the cloud with dinCloud. Test us out. Call your current IT solution provider or reseller and ask for dinCloud services. To learn more details immediately, reach out to us and we’ll get the wheels in motion.

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A Formula 1 car is a single-seat, open cockpit, open-wheel racing car with significant front and rear wings, and an engine positioned behind the driver, anticipated to be used in competition at Formula 1 racing events. The regulations governing the cars are unique to the championship. Formula 1 regulations specify that cars must be fabricated by the racing teams themselves, though the design and manufacture can be outsourced.

Why are Formula 1 cars that fast?

Formula 1 racing is actually two races happening at once – one fast and one slow. The fast race is the one you’ll watch on TV or in person, and the slow one is the race between technological development and the rules and regulations.

A modern Formula 1 car can accelerate to 62 mph in less than two seconds, pull more gas than a Space Shuttle launch, and hit a top speed over 200 mph in qualifying.

The modern Formula 1 car is a mesmerizing mix of brand-new technology and heavily-regulated conventional technology. They are extremely light compared to most other racecars, but they still have high horse power, giving them a great weight to power ratio. The front and rear wings give them good downforce for handling, helping them keep their speed up during turns. Formula 1 used to allow turbocharged engines, but engine makers were making unbelievably powerful engines— almost around 1000 HP. To control this trend, 2012 rules specify only normally articulated 2.4 L V8 engines, with only four valves/cylinders, and made of common ingredients, allowing these Formula 1 engines to consistently rev up to 18,000 RPM and produce about 300 HP/L for a total production of around 750 HP. Each team gets 8 engines to use over 20 races.