Storing Massive Files On The Cloud

Storing Massive Files On The Cloud On December 9th, Amazon announced, in a blog post, an increase in the maximum size of file that could be stored on the Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3). Before the increase, the largest file that could be stored was 5GB – anything larger had to be split into chunks

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Recent Developments in Private Clouds – Nimbula

Recent Developments in Private Clouds. While most of the initial interest in cloud computing focused on companies that offered their cloud services for businesses to use as they need, there has recently been a shift towards so-called private clouds. These private clouds leverage an existing data centre infrastructure to provide scalable infrastructure throughout the business,

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Revolutionizing mobile applications: Plugging into the Cloud

Revolutionizing mobile applications: Plugging into the Cloud It is often forgotten that not everyone owns a smart phone. As a result, not every mobile device is entitled to processing powers similar to those of the Snap Dragon processor. Majority of the people still use feature phones with low-end functionality and features. With limited battery life,

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Amazon Introduces New Service – Amazon Route 53

Amazon Route 53 Amazon AWS NEWS Dec 6th, 2010 We’re excited to introduce today a highly available and scalable Domain Name System (DNS) service – Amazon Route 53. It is designed to give developers and businesses a reliable and cost effective way to route end users to Internet applications by translating human readable names like

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Amazon CloudWatch Offers Free Monitoring Metrics For EC2 Instances

(Update From Amazon Website) We’re excited to let you know that as of today, all Amazon EC2 instances come with free Basic Monitoring metrics from our Monitoring service, Amazon CloudWatch. You don’t need to do anything to make this happen. It’s there for you to use. Simply sign in to the AWS Management Console and

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Informa’s Cloud Computing Asia Congress, taking place in Singapore from 31 May – 1 June 2011

CloudTweaks and Informa have formed a strategic partnership for upcoming event. Cloud services are gaining popularity amongst IT users, allowing them to access businesses applications and platforms, storage and even whole chunks of IT infrastructure over a public or private network. New traffic patterns, new forms of content and new applications are key drivers of

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12 Open Source Cloud Services To Help Your Business Grow

12 Open Source Cloud Computing Services that may help your business. offers enterprises a powerful new data platform built on the popular Apache Hadoop open-source software package. We unlock the storage and processing technologies of the world’s biggest Web companies, allowing our growing list of global customers to use Hadoop to solve problems and achieve

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Agree on Service Levels – IaaS and SaaS

Service Level Agreements should ideally be agreements that describe the services delivered, customer obligations, warranties, disclaimers, service management levels, service availability and termination clauses. There are some important factors that the buyer should consider when discussing the SLA with a provider: How do the provider calculate the availability figure? You need to understand their formula

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Platform as a Service: Read the fine print

Platform as a Service: Read the fine print I’m surprised at the number of startups that are now going directly to the cloud, bypassing traditional web hosting solutions and avoiding the need to own a server in-house. That’s great news, and at a minimum it shows that the big players — Google, Amazon and Microsoft —

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ServiceMesh Named Fastest Growing Cloud Computing Company

Wins UP 2010 Award From a Crowded Field of Over 230 Submissions LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwire – November 18, 2010) – ServiceMesh, a provider of enterprise software and services that enable Agile IT operating models for Global 2000 clients, today announced it won the UP-START 2010 award for Fastest Growing Cloud Computing Company. The award was

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Five9 Announces Cloud Computing Platform for Call Centers Version 2

PLEASANTON, Calif. – November 16th, 2010 – Five9 Inc., the leader in on-demand call center software, announced today General Availability (GA) of the second generation of its Cloud Computing Platform for Call Centers. The platform provides a set of Five9 Cloud APIs based on web services technology, enabling advanced software integrations with other applications and

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More Cloud Predictions in 2011 Based On The Results From An Annual Survey

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Nov 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — News Facts:  Quest Software, Inc.  (QSFT 25.97, -0.25, -0.95%) today unveiled 11 technology predictions for 2011 based on results of its annual survey conducted at The Experts Conference (TEC) U.S., hosted earlier this year by Quest. Survey results were analyzed by Quest experts to extract key

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StorSimple Named a Finalist for “Most Promising” Cloud Computing Technology

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–StorSimple, a leading provider of application optimized cloud storage technology, has been named a finalist for the UP 2010 Cloud Awards in the “Most Promising Cloud Computing Company” category. The company attributes its success to the ability to offering the best-of-both worlds – the instant elastic provisioning of the cloud, that is

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Why your business really needs the cloud – Part 3

Why your business really needs the cloud – Part 3 Continued From Part 2 If you are running a basic, content-driven website then utilizing the cloud won’t give you much advantage. After all, your website just needs CPU power and a way to upload content and manage the application. And publishing to one of the

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