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If you read a lot of business and technology publications, you might think public clouds are universally preferred over all other cloud options. To be sure, the numbers posted by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft’s Azure platform are nothing short of impressive. Statistics reveal...
The margins of cloud products like virtual machines are still in the 50% range. In essence, price drops are going to be a regular feature for the foreseeable future. This begets the question - are hosted solutions becoming irrelevant today? Boston-based market research firm, 451 Resear...
VeriStor Systems has announced that CRN has named VeriStor to its 2017 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their offerings help comp...
Edge Hosting has announced a partnership with and the availability of CloudFlare, a web application firewall, CDN and DDoS mitigation service. “This partnership enhances Edge Hosting’s world class, perimeter layer, application (layer 7) defensive mechanism,” said Mark Houpt, Edge Host...
Learn what are standard services that are provided through managed hosting and how they can benefit small to medium sized businesses. Managed hosting refers to the IT provisional mode in which a provider company leases servers and associated applications and hardware to a client. The ...
Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), has announced that the AWS Database Migration Service, a fully managed service that allows customers to migrate their production Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB, and PostgreSQL databases from on-premises datacenters to AWS with virtually no downtime,...
Radware has announced that TeraGo Networks has chosen Radware’s DDoS Attack Mitigation solution to power their new suite of security services. Headquartered in Ontario, Canada, TeraGo Networks owns and manages a national IP network, providing service to 46 major markets across Canada....
Cloud hosting has been in existence for 10 years. Going into its second decade, it’s time for something new. What’s the latest trend? Good old, plain dedicated servers – but rebuilt and reinvented. Although it’s not required by any definition of a cloud, virtualization has become part...
In 2014, the market witnessed a massive migration to the cloud as enterprises finally overcame their fears of the cloud’s viability, security, etc. Over the past 18 months, AWS, Google and Microsoft have waged an ongoing battle through a wave of price cuts and new features. For IT exe...
There is no question that the cloud is where businesses want to host data. Until recently hypervisor virtualization was the most widely used method in cloud computing. Recently virtual containers have been gaining in popularity, and for good reason. In the debate between virtual machin...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SoftLayer, an IBM company, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place November 3–5, 2015 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. SoftLayer operates a global cloud infrastructure ...
Solid-state disks becomes the norm. In 2014, SSD-based storage was considering a high cost option with many cloud providers, similar to what Bluetooth in cars was several years ago. Expect to see standardization on SSD-based storage solutions that accelerate deployment of applications ...
With $13 billion expected to be spent by American businesses alone in 2014, the cloud should no longer be considered an alternative IT model. The demand for hardware to run traditional infrastructures is in a nosedive. IBM is spending $1 billion this year, matching the amount it spent ...
In today’s highly connected world, the benefits and widespread adoption of cloud computing are not just limited to enterprises and government agencies; its transformative impact has prompted changes to a variety of businesses across several verticals – both big and small. In fact, a re...
Axios Systems on Tuesday announced it has selected CenturyLink Cloud as the hosting platform for Axios Systems’ IT Service Management (ITSM) solutions in Canada. CenturyLink, a global provider of communications and IT services, joins other leading technology providers across North Amer...
Hosting a website shouldn't be a tedious task. With so many web hosting vendors to choose from, it can be hard to know where to start. Before you begin shopping, it is imperative that you create a list of traits that each web host must possess before making your short-list. As many wit...
Given recent events surrounding the security of cloud-storage accounts, Apple is keen to reassess any updates to iOS. The company has revealed that any Healthkit apps storing a user’s private wellness data in iCloud will be flat-out rejected from the App Store. That same info, ga...
Atlanta, GA, September 03, 2014 --(PR.com)-- XIOSS, a leader in enterprise data storage consulting and professional services, has announced its partnership with Code42, an affiliation that will connect customers with their important files and on devices they prefer, enabling continuou...
5 out of 10 people in the cloud have experienced the benefit of disaster avoidance / recovery. Learn more in our survey of 1,257 cloud decision makers. In last week’s blog, we explored the rise of both disaster recovery (DR) concern and cloud adoption. In this third and final installme...
August 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter By Greg Schulz Welcome to the August 2014 edition of the StorageIO Update (newsletter) containing trends perspectives on cloud, virtualization, software d...
According to the US Department of Labor (www.dol.gov), Labor Day (the first Monday in September) is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have ...
This article is part 10 in our continuing blog series on Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud being published by the US IT Pro team at Microsoft.  In this article, we’ll discuss enabling “cross-premises data mobility” within a Hybrid Cloud by leverag...
My friend Dan Stolts and yours truly continue our series on “Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud” with an overview on how to plan for a hybrid cloud storage solution using Windows Server 2012 R2 and Microsoft Azure. Tune in for our lively discussion on the man...
CloudSigma Continues U.S. Cloud Expansion into Honolulu-Based Data Center to Assist Companies Migrating to the Cloud and Strengthen Presence in APAC Palo Alto, Calif. - August 20, 2014 - Following its recent Silicon Valley and Miami cloud location openings, CloudSigma, a public cloud I...
In my previous post, I defined and differentiated, How principles of virtualisation can help you to understand cloud computing. I have identified the main cloud services on demand that are Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PasS), the software service -Software ...
New Cloud Locations Address Growing Customer Base with Improved Latency Performance, Redundancy and Access to Key Markets in the West, Southeast and Latin AmericaPalo Alto, Calif. - August 19, 2014 - CloudSigma, a public cloud IaaS provider with advanced hybrid hosting solutions, today...
Atlanta, GA, August 19, 2014 --(PR.com)-- XIOSS, a leader in enterprise data storage consulting and professional services, has entered into a partnership with Dropbox for Business, broadening its wide range of cloud storage and collaborative sharing features and information controls a...
Equinix broadens reach for cloud service providers by enabling direct access to enterprise customers and network service providersREDWOOD CITY, Calif. - August 18, 2014 - Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that CloudSigma, ...
London - 7 August 2014 - Skyscape Cloud Services Limited, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave cloud services company, has today announced that it has successfully achieved certification for the Government's new Cyber Essentials Plus scheme. Launched in early June 2014, the...
Thursday 7 August, 2014 nCrypted Cloud today announced the opening of its European operation. nCrypted Cloud is the secure collaboration application that seamlessly integrates with leading cloud storage services such as Box, Dropbox, Egnyte, GoogleDrive and OneDrive. It all...
Porticor, a cloud security company delivering solutions for cloud data encryption and key management, now supports Microsoft SQL Server Transparent Data Encryption (TDE), securing Microsoft’s database in cloud hosting infrastructures with its Porticor Virtual Private Data (VPD) solutio...
Abiquo and CloudSigma Integration Grants Users Seamless Cross-Cloud Management, Security and Accessibility from Abiquo anyCloudLondon, August 5, 2014 - Hybrid cloud management platform provider Abiquo today announced a partnership with CloudSigma, a public cloud IaaS provider with adva...
Langley, Canada, August 04, 2014 --(PR.com)-- To date, SiteAutoBackup.com has saved more than 6.5 million backups across thousands of servers around the world, every day. The company is giving an opportunity for anyone to sponsor people who want to be more responsible in keeping thei...
Hybrid Cloud Solution Connects Local Storage to the Cloud Pittsburgh- July 30, 2014 - Avere Systems, a leading provider of enterprise storage for the hybrid cloud, today announced that the Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) has chosen Avere for access to the world's largest,...
July 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter By Greg Schulz Server and StorageIO Update newsletter - July 2014 Welcome to the July 2014 edition of th...
Tuesday 29 July, 2014 Pushfor, a London-based startup, has released a unique platform to allow companies to send professional business content that deletes from the recipient's device after a specific number of views or on a particular date. Pushfor’s patent-pending technology...
In July and August, 123-reg.uk, the UK's largest domain registrar, will embark on a tour around the UK with a camper van to highlight to businesses the importance of having a digital presence and to show them how they can make the most from being online.The company will host four free ...
A key development for the Internet of Things will be the evolution and emergence of the ‘Cloud Name System’, a directory system for Cloud applications in the same way DNS (Domain Name System) works for the web and email. Lori MacVittie wrote a while back about the need for an ‘SNS’ ...
New platform for next.co.in increases conversion rate by 50% and customer satisfaction by 20%Jena, Germany, July 24, 2014 - Indian consumer electronics giant Videocon Industries Ltd. has launched a new online and TV shopping channel for its subsidiary, Next Retail India, based on the I...
It looks like Google wants to have the cloud to itself. In March, the company decreased prices for Google Drive and it is hoping to annihilate its main competitors, namely Dropbox and Microsoft OneDrive. The battle for cloud supremacy has just started, and Google has once again turn...