A London based Cloud Services Company called Lunacloud is planning on launching its IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) based platform to almost all major European countries. Corporations and even small businesses now want to host their data locally especially after the NSA data interception news took the headlines.
Market Monitor, a service of the New York headquartered 451 Research, has forecast that the Cloud market revenue will increase at a 36 per cent compound annual growth rate (CAGR), which will put the Cloud computing market at about US $20 billion by 2016.
Tier3 is on a roll for sure this year with almost new initiatives being launched every month. The flavour of this month or say today is general availability of new self-service cloud networking features. These services include self service Shared load balancers, Site to site VPNs and Virtual LAN's. The offering is also extended to the white label partners of Tier3 and enables users to architect expansive network configurations in public cloud.
It is being hailed as a path-breaking technology. Fujitsu Laboratories Limited has developed a platform technology for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), the first of its kind in the world, it claimed, for on-demand physical servers that are configured to a user's needs and can be provided in ten minutes.
Developers will now be able to send their hard drives to Google for importing a large data set directly to the cloud. The feature can come really handy for those developers who'll otherwise end up spending a large amount of money in bandwidth bills to upload large chunks of data. Not to forget the amount of time this could save.
Virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions company VMware (NYSE: VMW) has launched its Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) vCloud Hybrid based on the company’s vCloud architecture, allowing customers to shift their VMware encoded workloads between in-house and the VMware hosted service.
Google Inc. has announced its plan to move away from a custom-made Linux version as the default image type for Google Compute Engine to Debian.
The British telco has started expanding its platform to new markets across the globe. Recently crowned with the third biggest infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider in the world, BT announced on Monday that the telecom giant is adding new markets to its target by launching its BT Cloud Compute services. These countries include India, Germany, Mexico, China and Argentina.
Linux giant Red Hat is pushing open source cloud with its recently launched community powered OpenStack distribution which is an open source cloud platform. The free community supported distribution - RDO - was announced at the OpenStack summit on Monday.
Enterprises, small businesses or individuals who do not want to rely on cloud vendors like Amazon or Hewlett-Packard can now set up their own private cloud system, thanks to the launch of a new hardware version of OpenStack called Nebula One, made available by US based startup called Nebula.