In order to solve advanced computation problems, IBM is expanding its high performance computing (HPC), as part of technical computing, and making it more accessible through the cloud for clients grappling with big data and other computationally intensive activities. In recent years, the cloud environment has played a major role in running High-Performance Computing (HPC) applications computationally intensive and data intensive in nature.
Big Switch Networks introduces its flagship product, Big Cloud Fabric, taking another step in the company’s commitment to bring hyperscale networking technologies to a broader audience.
RightScale Inc., enterprise cloud portfolio management provider, announced RightScale Self-Service, a self-service portal that helps developers and other cloud users get instant access to cloud infrastructure.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Equinix, a global provider of data center and interconnection services, has said that it has entered into a partnership to provide its customers easier access to Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute. The product access will, be available to customers of 16 Equinix International Exchange data centers globally. With this Equinix customers across five continents will be able to connect to the Azure ExpressRoute directly.
The Amazon Web Services cloud is built up of EC2 instances. Users of the cloud service can purchase the instances depending on their particular needs. The advantage of this is that users can simply change the type of instance they need or scale up or scale down their requirement of instances without having made a long term commitment to infrastructure.
RightScale Inc., enterprise cloud portfolio management company, has recently conducted 2014 State of the Cloud Survey. The results say that there is increase in both public and private cloud adoption but enterprise governance is lagging.