Amazon AWS Lowers On-Demand and Reserved Prices

Amazon AWS Lowers On-Demand and Reserved Prices Effective immediately, we have lowered the On-Demand and Reserved prices for High Memory Double Extra Large (m2.2xlarge) and Quadruple Extra Large (m2.4xlarge) instances for Linux/UNIX and Windows by up to 19%. If you have existing Reserved Instances, your hourly usage rate starting September 1st will be lowered to

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Save $100 and join CloudTweaks at All About Mobile

Save $100 and join CloudTweaks at All About Mobile, the ISV conference for mobile business, produced by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) and taking place November 16-17, 2010 in San Jose, California. ISVs large and small have already begun to transition software and cloud-based applications for use on mobile devices. In fact, in

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The Business Cloud Summit promises to be the UK’s premier Cloud event of 2010

The Business Cloud Summit 2010 – 30 November, London, England Visit our Event Partner for more information on this great Event. The Business Cloud Summit 2010 will be Europe’s Cloud Computing event of the year. Unfolding over one day, it will comprise two highly focused streams, exploring current and future Cloud Computing issues in both

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NetApp Alliance Partner, Showcases Cloud Orchestration Technology at VMworld 2010

SANTA CLARA, CA–(Marketwire) –  Gale Technologies, a leading provider of innovative software solutions that simplify and automate IT resource provisioning and workflow orchestration for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions, today announced its participation at VMworld® 2010 San Francisco, August 30 – September 2, 2010, where it will showcase its award-winning cloud orchestration and data center automation solution,

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Practically Speaking about Amazon Web Services – Part 2: A Cloud Giant

Practically Speaking about Amazon Web Services – Part 2: A Cloud Giant Part 1 can be visited here. We saw the various innovative cloud products and services offered by Amazon Web Services in Part 1. At this stage, it is quite natural that we have the business economics going on in our mind as how

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Cloud Market Leaders Turn to 3PAR and VMware for Cloud-Scale Virtualization

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – August 31, 2010) –  Today at VMworld 2010, 3PAR® (NYSE: PAR), the leading global provider of utility storage, announced that cloud computing market leaders in the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) segments have combined the 3PAR InServ® Storage Server with VMware vSphere™ to build agile and efficient cloud infrastructures for their

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HP Launches CloudStart to Fast Track Private Clouds

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30, 2010 HP today announced HP CloudStart, the industry’s first all-in-one solution for deploying an open and flexible private cloud environment within 30 days. Built on an HP Converged Infrastructure, HP CloudStart simplifies and speeds private cloud deployments. Consisting of hardware, software and services, HP CloudStart empowers businesses to deliver pay-per-use services

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VMware Expands ‘Cloud’ Strategy – vCloud Director

By BEN WORTHEN Via The Wall Street Journal As technology giants rush to add products and services for the fast-growing part of the industry known as cloud computing, VMware Inc.—a Silicon Valley company that helped usher in the mania—is readying a new push of its own. Cloud computing is an industry term for information that

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The Week Ahead – 3 Part Series Called:”Practically Speaking about Amazon Web Services”

CloudTweaks Update In the coming weeks CloudTweaks will be going through some continued developments to offer our readers a more international perspective. We’ve added some new contributors to our team. Malick and AWS expert from Chennai, India, will be adding a 3 Part Series called:  “Practically Speaking about Amazon Web Services” starting on Monday. Nimantha

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Update – 3PAR Accepts Matching Acquisition Offer by Dell

Revised Transaction Valued at Approximately $1.8 Billion FREMONT, CA–(Marketwire – August 27, 2010) –  3PAR® (NYSE: PAR), the leading global provider of utility storage, today announced it has accepted a matching offer to be acquired by Dell for a price of $27 per share, or approximately $1.8 billion, net of 3PAR’s cash. Accordingly, 3PAR and

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Cloud Computing Job Trends Worldwide

Cloud Computing Job Trends Worldwide Cloud Computing Employment Growth in the US Many people fear that because of cloud computing, people will lose jobs in particular those involved in IT.  Yes, there will be jobs lost but people need to realize that cloud computing will open up an influx of new ones.  These same IT

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HP acquires data software firm Stratavia

(Reuters) – Hewlett-Packard Co (HPQ.N) said on Thursday it would acquire Stratavia, a private company that makes software to manage databases and has applications in cloud computing. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. HP said in a statement that Stratavia will make HP’s Software and Solutions portfolio stronger with its software that helps

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Red Hats Cloud Computing Open Source Strategy

Red Hats Cloud Computing Open Source Strategy Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced its vision for a comprehensive Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution as part of its Cloud Foundations, a portfolio that will promote consistency between enterprise applications and the cloud. Red Hat is the only vendor that

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Eucalyptus 2.0 Major New Version of its Open Source Private Cloud Platform

Delivers High Scalability and Flexibility for Private Cloud Computing Santa Barbara, Calif. (PRWEB) August 25, 2010 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc., creators of the leading open source private cloud platform, today announced a major update of the open source Eucalyptus software. Eucalyptus 2.0 features increased scalability to support massive private and hybrid clouds as well as enhanced

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