Microsoft will host an event on October 20 where the company will reveal its plans for the cloud. Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella and Azure’s top boss Scott Gutherie will deliver a keynote on Azure, and the company’s forthcoming enhancements in its cloud services.
Cloud Labs announces the long-expected public beta of its powerful cloud encryption tool that adds a proven security level to Dropbox without affecting its simplicity and efficiency. Cloudifile is a free, smart system that combines extra proven security layer and transparent cloud synchronization solution.
Rackspace, a managed cloud company, announced the next global release of its Rackspace Private Cloud offering powered by OpenStack designed to run enterprise production workloads. The offering now includes an industry leading 99.99 percent OpenStack API uptime guarantee, increased scalability to hundreds of nodes and DevOps automation services for application lifecycle management.
CloudFlare made a significant announcement, releasing its Universal SSL for all websites. The move is aimed at making the World Wide Web a lot more secure place for everyone. CloudFlare will allow websites to add SSL security to their websites completely free of cost.
CommVault (NASDAQ: CVLT) announced a new consulting service that enables customers to rapidly design data protection services as a critical component of their private cloud infrastructure. The idea is to tackle a perennial weakness in private cloud implementations that has prevented enterprises from reaping the benefits of modern cloud architectures.
Oracle launched an upgraded cloud platform on Sunday. The company revealed some details about its new cloud suite that will have the ability to allow customers to use its flagship database on the cloud, as well as on premise. The announcement came at Oracle’s annual OpenWorld conference.
Amazon confirmed that around 10% of the entire EC2 instances will be rebooted starting September 26. Speculations had earlier pointed out towards Amazon Web Services going in for a major reboot, a move that would affect a number of web applications and services on the internet.
Cloud computing has impacted businesses in numerous ways. Businesses have benefitted with the low cost on infrastructure and at the same time had to face some security issues. Security of critical data is still a concern for some companies.
Cloudian, Inc., provider of hybrid cloud storage solutions announced immediate availability of Cloudian HyperStore appliances and Cloudian HyperStore 5.0 software. Flash-optimized, rack-ready HyperStore appliances make it easy to economically deploy full-featured, highly scalable S3-compliant storage with three enterprise-focused configurations.
Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) released the results of a new survey that found a significant difference between the number of cloud-based applications IT and security professionals believe to be running in their environments, and the number reported by cloud application vendors.