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  • Startup PernixData virtualizes server-based flash

    PernixData, a startup founded by VMware veterans, says its software can turn server-based flash storage into a resource shared across a standard VMware cluster of as many as 32 systems.

    05 Aug. 13 07:03 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • A strategic approach to cloud integration

    The ability to transfer and translate data seamlessly and quickly in real-time is crucial to business success, but integrating, transforming and managing critical business applications and data is proving to be a complex challenge for organizations across the globe. To facilitate streamlined movement of enterprise data across diverse applications, a growing number of organizations are turning to cloud-based integration. This approach reduces complexity and IT oversight, and frees up resources to focus on delivering products and solutions to customers and partners.

    02 Aug. 13 22:19 Written by Rob Fox, Vice President, Application Development, Liaison Technologies
  • Rapidly growing DigitalOcean opens second NYC data center

    Continuing its rapid expansion, cloud service provider DigitalOcean has opened a second facility in the greater New York metropolitan area -- a data center located in Google's gargantuan Manhattan facility.

    02 Aug. 13 21:44 Written by Joab Jackson
  • Is Amazon really a low-margin cloud business?

    A startup competitor to Amazon Web Service's cloud computing platform is accusing the company of engaging in a "fake price war" and inflating the prices of its services.

    01 Aug. 13 17:43 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Lenovo to open up consumer Cloud service this quarter

    Lenovo will open its Reach consumer Cloud service beta to anyone who wants to sign up later this quarter in North America, which could boost the Chinese company's hardware sales by tying that portfolio to the cloud service.

    30 July 13 15:59 Written by Agam Shah
  • RSA president leaving to take cloud job at parent EMC

    RSA President Tom Heiser is transferring from the security company to its parent company EMC to focus on cloud computing initiatives, according to an internal communication sent from the company today.

    29 July 13 20:15 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Rackspace President Lew Moorman to step down

    Rackspace President Lew Moorman is stepping down from leading the company, he announced in a blog post today, but will remain on the board of directors of the cloud computing and managed hosting company.

    25 July 13 22:17 Written by Brandon Butler
  • CloudBees moves into data integration with FoxWeave buy

    Java platform service provider CloudBees has acquired FoxWeave, a provider of cloud-based data integration services, with the intent of adding FoxWeave's data integration technology to its own growing stack of cloud services.

    25 July 13 19:58 Written by Joab Jackson
  • Three things Oracle has done to become a big Cloud player

    Oracle had a busy couple of weeks at the end of June, rolling out a new version of its database software and announcing partnerships with Microsoft, Salesforce.com and NetSuite. In doing so the company – who's CEO Larry Ellison at one time bemoaned Cloud computing – has almost overnight become a major player in the industry. Here's why.

    25 July 13 16:26 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Amazon Web Services files complaint in court over CIA contract

    Amazon Web Services has filed a complaint in a U.S. court after the Government Accountability Office sustained in part a protest by IBM against the award of a contract by the CIA for a cloud computing project.

    25 July 13 05:31 Written by John Ribeiro
  • IBM commits to contributing to open source Cloud Foundry PaaS

    IBM today committed to contributing to Cloud Foundry, the open source platform as a service (PaaS) project originally developed by VMware and now part of Pivotal, which is a spinout by the virtualization company and EMC.

    24 July 13 18:22 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Why Netflix is one of the most important cloud computing companies

    Netflix's Open Source Software strategy started on June 23, 2011. One of the company's senior software engineers had an idea: "At some point, I think it would be valuable to open source the Zookeeper library I've written," Jordan Zimmerman wrote to his bosses, talking about a piece of customized code he helped develop. "Does Netflix have a policy on that?"

    24 July 13 13:05 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Amazon and Netflix: competitors who need each other

    Amazon.com has Amazon Instant Video. Netflix has its video streaming service. These products are two of the most popular competing video streaming options available. And they both run on Amazon's cloud computing platform.

    24 July 13 13:05 Written by Brandon Butler