|Written by Harpreet | Friday, 11 July 2014|
Amazon is now looking to actively compete with the likes of Dropbox and Box in the enterprise storage market. The company today announced the launch of its new service called Zocalo. At its heart, the service is a secure enterprise storage service. The service is available in a limited preview mode to select customers starting today.
|Written by Harpreet | Thursday, 10 July 2014|
Google today announced a partnership with cloud storage company Panzura along with a free storage option for developers. The company will offer 2TB of storage for free, valid for a full year. The move is expected to push the company’s cloud storage offerings even further as it looks to compete with the likes of Amazon, Microsoft, and others.
|Written by Mandira | Thursday, 10 July 2014|
IBM Bluemix is open to general availability for developers to help them create and deploy innovative solutions. This new open cloud development platform proves IBM’s commitment to create efficient and well-performing multitenant cloud services.
|Written by Raja Rao | Tuesday, 08 July 2014|
Databricks, the company founded by the creators of Apache Spark—the powerful open-source processing engine that provides blazingly fast and sophisticated analytics—announced the launch of Databricks Cloud, a cloud platform built around Apache Spark.
|Written by Harpreet | Monday, 07 July 2014|
Google is now looking to revamp its enterprise offerings with a new set of high profile employees and partnerships. At Google I/O, the company’s annual developer conference, we saw Google pitching the enterprise sector with a Drive for Work tool with better cloud based features, Android Work; the company’s mobile operating system tinkered for the enterprise.
|Written by Mandira | Monday, 07 July 2014|
Oracle, a tech giant known for its databases and middleware, is ready to introduce preconfigured, basic cloud infrastructure workloads, known as the Virtual Compute Appliances. It interacts with the Oracle VM Manager and the intra-rack interconnect technology to automate VM provisioning and configuration of the network that ties resources in the rack together.
|Written by Harpreet | Wednesday, 02 July 2014|
Amazon Web Services has rolled out new low-cost EC2 instances that are capable of handling burst load on occasional spikes. The company today announced a set of new T2 compute instances that will offer base-level compute power with “burst up” features.
|Written by Raja Rao | Tuesday, 01 July 2014|
CloudPhysics, who provides predictive analytics for virtual datacenter management, announced the general availability of Storage Analytics with new capabilities that make it now possible for IT teams to pinpoint and preempt storage-induced capacity and performance problems with data-driven, actionable insight.
Data is growing exponentially across all sectors. Data backup and recovery are critical for any business to survive. With Big data and cloud computing, online backup becomes an easy alternative for businesses.
|Written by Mandira | Monday, 30 June 2014|
Under pressure to produce more profits, hosting firm Rackspace is introducing OnMetal Cloud Servers -- an API-driven, single-tenant Infrastructure-as-a-Service offering that makes it easy to run custom applications in the cloud.