Public and Private and Hybrid Oh My! CloudTweaks Update

CloudTweaks Update Many companies looking to move to the cloud are faced with many key decisions that are not always easy.  As there are a growing number of choices in terms of services to choose from. Such as: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Force etc…etc… The good news is that CloudTweaks is now offering a service that

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Cloud vs. VPS vs. Shared Hosting – Part 1

A lot of startups and SMBs need access to very basic server resources to host their website. They don’t require cloud based REST APIs, automatic scaling or the ability to run their application as part of a high-performance compute cluster. These are your traditional content providers that sell products in on-line shops, host blogs with

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Ingram Micro Named Cloud Visionary Partner of the Year

Rackspace® Hosting Recognizes Ingram Micro for Visionary Cloud Leadership and Partner Enablement within the Cloud SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ — Demonstrating its thought leadership, Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) is pleased to announce it has been recognized by Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX), the world’s leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry,

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Microsoft and NYC work together on Cloud Computing deal

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New York City’s government is moving to Microsoft’s cloud. A $20 million deal between the Bloomberg administration and the Redmond, Wash., computing giant announced Wednesday that it will consolidate software and hardware operated by individual agencies onto Internet-based computer “clouds.” They allow software, documents and other data normally stored on local hard drives and servers

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Choosing your cloud – AppEngine, Azure or EC2…

Choosing your cloud By Simon Ellis /Contributor of CloudTweaks The pointy haired boss at your company will inevitably want you to look at cloud. But what most bosses don’t realize is that it’s not a simple “forklift operation” of moving existing code to a new platform. Choosing the right cloud can be a challenge with

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Rackspace Helps Businesses Find the Apps They Need with New AppMatcher

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What online matchmaking did for love, Rackspace Hosting does for productivity, matching business users with relevant SaaS apps SAN ANTONIO – October 7, 2010 – Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE:RAX), the world’s leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry, today announced the launch of AppMatcher, the matchmaking engine that helps businesses quickly locate the apps

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Cloud File Sharing Collaboration Services – IBM LotusLive

IBM Introduces New Cloud Collaboration Services ARMONK, NY –IBM (NYSE:IBM) today introduced a new collaboration software suite in the Cloud that gives users one-click access to collaboration and social networking services for only $10 a month. The move aims to accelerate the adoption of Cloud collaboration services to increase productivity, collaboration and innovation in today’s

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Top 5 Cloud Computing Service Platforms For Call Centers

Top 5 Cloud Computing Service Platforms For Call Centers LiveOps LiveOps is a technology company offering two innovative solutions for enterprises: Contact Center in the Cloud, a SaaS technology platform for managing contact centers, and Workforce in the Cloud, an on-demand workforce for outsourcing call center calls. LiveOps On-Demand Contact Center Platform enables enterprises to

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Early Adopters Now Running 60 to 70 Percent of Business Applications in the Cloud

Armada Group and Cloud.com Convene Executive Advisory Council to Bring Together Leading Cloud Innovators SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – October 1, 2010) –  Cloud computing innovators from Armada, Cloud.com, RightScale, Apigee and enStratus hosted the first Executive Advisory Council on Cloud Computing during VMworld 2010 in San Francisco, concluding that early adopters are now deploying 60

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Verizon Business Furthers Cloud Strategy Through Global Data Center Expansion

Expanded Facilities to Accommodate Increased Customer Demand for Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud Services BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ – To meet the increasing demand for the full range of cloud services, Verizon Business is enhancing its data centers around the globe.  Within the next year, Verizon Business will expand its flagship cloud computing

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HP Cloud Presentation Transcript – Sept 9th, 2010

HP Cloud Presentation Transcript – Sept 9th, 2010 Here is 1 of 4 made available from HP Software Solutions View more presentations from HP Software Solutions.

TrackVia Introduces First Cloud Database Application Development Platform Designed for Non-Technical Business Users

DENVER, CO–(Source: Marketwire – September 8, 2010) –  TrackVia, a leader in Cloud-based databases, today introduced its new TrackVia cloud application development platform, the first solution that makes the cloud accessible to business users while delivering a secure, scalable & performant platform that is attractive to internal IT. Already known for its cloud database, this

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Cloud Computing Comparisons Between AWS, RackSpace and GoGrid Part 2

Cloud Computing Comparisons By Malick As we saw in Part 1, Amazon Web Services being the pioneer in Cloud Services (Please see our earlier post about this topic: Link1, Link2, Link3) it has become common practice to compare other services with AWS. Amazon started offering its windows service back in early 2009. As the cloud

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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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