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Headquartered near Boston, uTest, one of the few providers of crowd-sourced testing announced that it has closed a $43 Million Series E round of funding, led by Goldman Sachs. The Company has announced a couple of months back about changing its name to Applause. The total funding of the company to date is more than $80 Million.
CloudSigma, a public cloud IaaS provider, announced that it has enhanced its solid-state drive (SSD) storage offering with highly-granular, affordable snapshot management technology to improve data protection and access in the cloud.
Timely Alarm Clock app developer, Switzerland based Bitspin is acquired by Google. This android app is now available for free on Google Play, although its advanced features will be charged. The terms and conditions of the deal are not available.
DNAnexus, cloud-based solutions provider for DNA data management and analysis, announced that it has closed a $15 million Series C funding led by Claremont Creek Ventures, Google Ventures, TPG Biotech, and First Round Capital.
Cloud Computing is one of the new technologies of the previous year that have made inroads into the industry. Even though there are some concerns here and there, it has been widely embraced by the companies. Carrenza has produced a new infographic, highlighting the key trends in the industry and, more importantly, where cloud computing is heading during 2014 and beyond.
Corelynx has announced that all its cloud services and software will be based on Open Stack powered open cloud architecture. The company says that Open cloud architecture will benefit both Corelynx and its customers.
Security forms a key component in any business in this technological era. Bettering security is a continuous process for companies. IBM has recently received a patent for a data encryption technique that is expected to further data privacy and strengthen cloud computing security.
With new technologies emerging, we will have some advantages. But at the same time there will be some disadvantages too. Dependence on technology will make us feel helpless when the technology is not available due to whatever reasons. There is a lot at stake.
Beta version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 was announced last month. This solution provides stability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and helps in delivering a scalable and secure foundation for building an open private or public cloud.
Security is one of the major concerns when we talk about cloud technologies. Gemalto provider of digital security introduces CloudEntr, new service aimed at helping enterprises manage user identities while enabling secure single-sign-on (SSO) access to web-based applications.