GoDaddy recently announced its newest offering, Cloud Servers, and competes for the first time with companies like Amazon Web Services and Rackspace. (See an exclusive interview with GoDaddy CEO Warren Adelman below.)

Apart from a very competitive price point, GoDaddy’s Cloud Solution is designed to give its customers a fast [...]

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CloudSearch, a new product by Amazon Web Services (AWS), offers integration of highly scalable and fully managed search functionality in their software applications. It uses the same A9 technology which runs Amazon.com’s search. In order to use the new functionality, IT staff needs to create a search domain as well as upload [...]

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Rackspace Hosting Inc., the biggest competitor to Amazon.com Inc. in the market for Web-based data centers, rose 9.5 percent in early trading after sales and profit topped analysts’ estimates.

The company earned $25 million, or 18 cents per share, on revenue of $283.3 million. Analysts had expected a profit of 15 cents [...]

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With almost all service providers using the public beta of a cost-tracking service, Cloudability has entered into the scene to provide users the access they need to view their own billing and usage history. Cloudability will make use of APIs to provide the access to information from cloud providers such as Salesforce.com, [...]

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For the millions of developers who are looking to develop for the cloud, Zend Technologies announced today phpcloud.com, an innovative technology platform and partner ecosystem using Amazon Web Services for cloud application development and delivery. Developers looking to tap the dynamic and elastic nature of the cloud and the agility [...]

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The OpenStack Developer’s Summit held in Boston was a display of how the open-source community makes serious efforts to create a statement in the cloud community. This was clearly displayed by the jam-packed rooms when the Quantum network services project was introduced.

Quantum is relevant to cloud computing because of its virtual [...]

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The long wait for the iCloud services that include iTunes, Documents and Photo Stream will soon be available on October 12.

iCloud features and applications will run smoothly with iPad, iPod, iPhone, Mac or PC to store its contents and to share it within these devices. Storage of all files, pictures, music, [...]

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Puppet Lab had its major cloud upgrade in its features that will now provide orchestration, provisioning and automation of management capabilities of enterprise users. This move is expected to gain more leverage for the company in the management field.

The application, Puppet Enterprise 2.0 is anticipated to be released on October 21, [...]

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Google App Engine is expected to mark up its pricing this second week of September. This news was sent through an official email from the administrators of App Engine.

This move was to update all their policies, support models and pricing that are fully supported by Google. Consumers should expect that all [...]

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VMworld in Las Vegas is taking everyone by storm just like the recent Hurricane Irene and the momentous Labor Day celebration over the weekend. Both major and minor cloud computing players and vendors are competing hard core as they bring out their best and latest virtualization products for the public to see.

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Cloud computing is becoming ubiquitous with more players coming out with public cloud offerings (IBM Public Cloud, Korean Telecom, Tata Communications) and a number of cloud platforms have matured in the last one year including cloud.com (acquired by citrix), Cloupia and OpenStack. The latter, derived from NASA’s OpenNebula project and supported by [...]

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In one of the Jurassic Park movies, there was a statement, “You can’t contain life, life finds a way”. I believe that the same statement can be applied to innovation as well. Whatever circumstances, innovation would find a way to break through.  Perhaps, the tougher the conditions, more innovation would come about.

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Due to stringent requirements, many government agencies have been slow to adopt the cloud, but Amazon’s new AWS GovCloud could be the solution. AWS GovCloud is a new secure region specialized for US government agencies and contractors to move more sensitive data into the cloud.

On Tuesday, Amazon’s senior vice president of [...]

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OpenLogic has a new product offering for PaaS (platform-as-a-service), CloudSwing, which is focused on providing technical services for open-source products for developers. CloudSwing users will now also have a way to bring together their software stacks for the cloud platform.

Kim Weins, OpenLogic’s senior vice president for marketing said that [...]

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Amazon’s Direct Connect is now working wonders by providing 10 Gbps through their cloud network. This is so far from the time when WAN lines were used in personal computers. In the past IBM’s SNA operated at just the speed of 19kbps in the 70’s and 80’s. But, now Amazon is speeding [...]

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Amazon announced today that it is rolling out its Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) service to its data centers around the world and giving enterprise customers dedicated private links into the cloud infrastructure. The new service gives enterprise customers more flexibility, security and control over the data stored in the cloud.

Adam Selipsky, [...]

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