Jelastic the provider of Java and PHP Cloud hosting platform has announced the availability of Jelastic NetBeans IDE plug-in. Now the developers in luv with NetBeans IDE will not have to leave their comfort zone in order to deploy their Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) web applications to Jelastic.
Microsoft has declared that sales from its Windows Azure software and related programs has now crossed the $1 billion mark. The company had recently announced wide availability of its Azure platform. The news brings a significant boost to the company's cloud strategy. Amazon, Microsoft's biggest competitor in the cloud space, would be very keen on ramping up its strategy.
Microsoft has announced that Windows Azure Infrastructure Services, which were in preview since June last year, will now be available to everyone. The company is also promising that it will match any price drop announced by Amazon Web Services in the future. Microsoft made the announcement along with a price cut for its cloud based services.
Digital Defense, Inc. (DDI), a leading provider of managed cloud-based security risk assessments, has said its Vulnerability Research Team (VRT) had found a zero-day finding in the Dell EqualLogic solution. The vulnerability could be misused by a remote unauthenticated attacker to retrieve system files.
Teradata has made a couple of additions to its unified data architecture, according to a statement released by the company on Monday. The move is aimed at bringing a much deeper integration to its data warehouse systems. The company has announced that it will allow data warehouse appliance owners supplement analysis of the data stores in the appliance with Hadoop's processed data.
One of the world’s best-known tech outfits Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., or AMD, has chosen Xyratex Ltd., a leading provider of data storage technology, as a strategic supplier for storage solutions. AMD selected the Xyratex OneStor Modular Enclosure as one of the building blocks for its big data and storage intensive solutions and optimized the SeaMicro SM15000 server to provide more than five petabytes of storage capacity in two racks for big data applications such as Hadoop and Object Storage.
Dropbox has rebranded its Dropbox Teams cloud storage offering to Dropbox for Business. In a move to showcase its focus for enterprise customers, Dropbox announced a massive shift in branding its paid cloud based storage services for business customers. In addition, Dropbox also announced the availability of single sign on (SSO) and several other key partnerships.
Cloudian, a cloud storage software company, has launched Cloudian 2.4, the next-generation cloud storage software that helps organizations address their big data storage challenges by providing software to build private or public clouds using commodity servers.a
Boxee has rebranded its recently launched device - Boxee TV - to Cloud DVR. The device combines live TV and cloud DVR functions with apps and costs $100. In addition to the renaming, the company also introduced a free tier to its existing set of DVR services. Cloud based DVR services are supposed to be the future of TV consumption.
Data protection got a new boost when IT services company Acronis released the Acronis Small Office: Server Cloud Backup, a solution that protects small businesses against downtime in ways that neither traditional backup nor cloud backup services can do at present.