Atlantic.net, a solid state drive (SSD) cloud virtual private server (VPS) hosting solutions provider, has added FreeBSD to its catalog of offerings. The operating system has been rolled out in its VPS offerings in its Orlando, Dallas and Toronto data centers.
Alert Logic's Threat Manager and Log Manager, the security-as-a-service provider's intrusion detection system (IDS) and log management tools, are now certified VMware Ready for vCloud Air. The company unveiled its new status and ability to use its products with vCloud Air at VMworld this week.
CentriLogic is expanding its global presence following the acquisition of Adveniat, a data center operator and hosting services provider located in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The purchase puts CentriLogic into a new regional market and is its third acquisition in the last 18 months.
At VMworld this week, VMware unveiled upcoming features for vCloud Air (formerly vCloud Hybrid Service), including a new cloud storage-as-a-service offering that will debut in beta during the third quarter of 2014.
Amazon Web Services has enhanced and added new features around solid state drive (SSD) storage. The public cloud provider has boosted the performance of Provisioned IOPS (SSD) and General Purpose (SSD) EBS volumes.
It appears that Amazon Web Services' brick-and-mortar hangout for developers was a hit. Amazon announced that the AWS Pop-up Loft will be returning in the fall with a fine-tuned model the cloud vendor hopes will better serve the needs of developers.
Microsoft is making good on its promise to regularly be its "first and best customer" through the announcement that the Redmond-based tech vendor will soon shift most of its internal applications to its own Azure infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud offering.
How well is Google Drive stacking up against its competitors in the cloud storage and file sync and share market? According to the cloud company, it is doing quite well, signing up more than 1,800 businesses every week for Google Drive.
VMware is boosting its cloud capabilities with another acquisition. The virtualization company announced this week it had completed the acquisition of CloudVolumes, a provider of real-time application delivery technology designed to make it easy for enterprises to deploy native applications to virtualized environments on-demand.