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Report: Hot cloud startup is raising millions

Cloud computing just keeps getting hotter.<p>Digital Ocean, a fast-rising startup that’s aiming to compete against big cloud providers like Amazon Web …

Amazon Web Services

ViaWest to Acquire AppliedTrust

<b>Denver, CO – June 11, 2015 –</b> ViaWest, Inc. ("ViaWest") and AppliedTrust Engineering, Inc. (“AppliedTrust”) today announced an agreement under which …

Solidfire joins the rush to Cisco-flavoured Open Stackery

Solidfire has joined the million other suppliers partnering with Cisco and its UCS servers with a converged OpenStack system reference …

Sungard Availability Services Announces Integration of Cisco Intercloud Fabric Solutions

SAN DIEGO, June 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- <b>Today at Cisco Live, Cisco's annual IT and communications conference, Sungard AS announced</b> it is bolstering …

Revera bolsters hybrid offering with VMware vCloud Air

Cloud services provider Revera has partnered with VMware to deliver a New Zealand gateway to the virtualisation and cloud infrastructure giant’s …

HP to buy EMC? We think so, say Wall St money men

An HP and EMC merger still seems like a fanciful sticking plaster to heal two tech giants, but financial analysts in the US are advising that such a …

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Elasticity

Here's Who Made Gartner's 2015 Cloud IaaS Magic Quadrant

<b>A State Of Upheaval</b><p>The public cloud market is booming.<p>Global spending on cloud infrastructure should approach $16.5 billion in 2015, a rise of more …

Rackspace sees future in cloud mgmt services – even on others' setups

<b>Rackspace Solve London</b> Speaking at the Rackspace Solve event in London, the company's CTO John Engates said an increased focus on cloud management …

Busting Flash Storage Myths Recap

Sometimes you just have to do it for the people.<p>We knew going into the <b>Experts Round Table: Flash Mythbusters</b> event that the Spiceworks community was …

The hosting biz is easy. Right?

<b>Not really.</b><p>As anyone who has worked at a hosting company knows, its primary business and financial directives are to increase monthly recurring …

Slashing storage costs with cloud

A look at how to arrange the best storage deals, and manage 'hot' and 'cold' data<p>Time was when you could calculate storage costs on the back of an …

Customers

More Amazon customers push cloud giant to increase renewable energy use

Thousands of companies use Amazon Web Services to power their businesses. Last year the company claimed more than 1 million “active customers” of its …

Renewable Energy

As part of its Intercloud plan, Cisco to acquire Piston Cloud Computing - Firstpost

To help customers maintain control and compliance in this hyper-connected, hyper-distributed IT environment, Cisco and its partners are building the …

Piston Goes To Cisco, Blue Box to IBM As OpenStack Consolidation Accelerates

Cisco announced this morning it has purchased private cloud — and OpenStack — specialist Piston Cloud Computing. The acquisition comes on the heels of its Metacloud purchase last Fall, and the acquisition marks the latest OpenStack startup to get scooped up as the market consolidation …

OpenStack

Georgens out at NetApp – new chairman, interim CEO named

Longtime NetApp executive Tom Georgens has parted ways with the storage outfit, vacating his dual roles as the firm's chairman and chief executive, …