Cloud Analytics company, Newvem, has announced $4 Million in Series A Funding today. Newvem enhances cloud usage effectiveness through data analytics. Newvem’s KnowYourCloud Analytics service analyses, reveals and recommends insights on Amazon AWS Cloud usage.  The company’s new round of funding was led by Greylock Partners with participation from Index Ventures [...]

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CloudTimes was proud to be a media sponsor of Under The Radar last week. With its motto, Consumerization of IT, over 350 people attended and watched over thirty bleeding-edge startups tell their stories and showcase their technology. Over half of UTR’s past presenting companies have raised major funding and/or been acquired [...]

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Over 350 people attended the Under The Radar conference and watched over thirty bleeding-edge startups tell their stories and showcase their technology. We had the chance to meet with Rob Bailey from DataSift at the show. Rob shared some great insights on “data on demand” and what DataSift makes a [...]

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And here is thy corporate future… two years from now, personal computer will take a back seat. The personal cloud will be the new sun of the corporate solar system. It will be the everyone’s most important possession… which is strange because it’s not tangible. That, however, is beside the point.  Gartner’s [...]

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Cloud computing is spreading in recent years with a massive dose of apps that allow users to always have files and data and making mobility and working outside the office a possibility without many compromises.

Adobe Systems Incorporated has not been an exception and thus launched the Creative Cloud. Adobe has announced [...]

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CloudTimes Top 100 Cloud Computing Companies

CloudTimes is proud to announce its list of Top 100 Cloud Computing Companies and introduces CT Score™. After a year long research and our initial post in November 2011, the new list is continuously updated.

VIEW THE TOP 100 LIST HERE

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Splunk had a blockbuster IPO today with the stock price more than doubling on its first day of trading. It left some people wondering “Is Splunk really worth a $3 Billion valuation?”.

Splunk has every sign of a great company: a rapid growing customer base, over 70% year over [...]

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Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) firm GoGrid along with managed hosting company Sungard, announced the general availability of Big Data solutions based on Hadoop technology. The big data services are designed to handle high-performance analytic jobs while leveraging open source data solutions such as Hadoop.

According to the company, this solution enables [...]

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Cedexis launched today their unique CDN and Cloud performance reporting tool: “Which Cloud and/or CDN shall I chose for better delivery of my content and applications in a specific country?”

It’s a question all IT decision-makers ask themselves. To start answering it, Cedexis proposes a new data visualization interface available on: Continue Reading

In today’s increasingly instrumented and interconnected world, business leaders are seeking ways to leverage strategies that optimize growth, improve agility, driver higher-value customer relationships and lead to increased revenue. Many see cloud as the answer. In fact, a recent IBM Institute for Business Value study found that 90 percent of organizations expect to adopt [...]

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Cloud storage is one of the many ways that organizations are leveraging cloud services today. With public and private cloud storage available from a number of well-known providers such as Amazon, AT&T, Nirvanix, RackSpace, Google, HP and OpenStack, and cloud storage gateway technologies enabling instant integration of cloud storage into existing IT [...]

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For small business owners, security is the most important concern when it comes to cloud computing.  Here is an infographic by MegaPath Security Services that serves as a resource for small business owners looking to protect themselves from the hacker community that discusses the new security challenges that small businesses should be [...]

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Violin Memory, Inc., today announced $50 million in Series D funding, putting the company at a market value of more than $800 million. Investors include long time partners Toshiba and Juniper Networks in addition to new investors SAP Ventures and Highland Capital, among others. With this latest round, Violin continues [...]

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CloudTimes recently visited Piston Cloud’s offices in San Francisco and interviewed CEO Joshua McKenty.

Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. is an enterprise OpenStack company. Founded in early 2011 by technical team leads from NASA and Rackspace, PistonCloud’s technology is built on OpenStack, the fastest-growing, massively scalable open source cloud framework. The company’s core product, Piston Enterprise OSTM (pentOS) [...]

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As we approach the one year anniversary of the start of the Software-Defined Networking (SDN) movement, there is no doubt the concept has garnered great fanfare with vendors and service providers alike. We recently talked with Sharon Barkai, founder of SDN start-up ConteXtream to discuss the state of software-defined networking.

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dotCloud is a new kind of PaaS designed for the FullStack Development enabling developers to build, deploy and scale applications in the cloud using virtually any combination of language and database without the need for additional hardware or software.

The San Francisco-based company announced today the immediate availability of support for WebSockets, [...]

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