Rackspace is expanding its presence in the channel with a new distribution agreement with Arrow, which has added Rackspace's managed cloud offerings to its ArrowSphere platform. The agreement will expand Rackspace's reach in both the United States and Canada.
Datameer will soon be updating its Big Data analytics application that was built for the Hadoop ecosystem. The latest version, Datameer 5.0, will have new capabilities through the Smart Execution engine, which the company noted can intelligently and dynamically select the best-of-breed compute framework at each step in the Big Data analytics process.
Cloud virtual private server hosting provider Atlantic.Net is looking to attract more startup customers with the launch of its "aggressively priced" Go plan, which offers cloud-based servers for 99 cents.
Cloud-enabled managed hosting and on-demand infrastructure provider SingleHop is interested in building out its ecosystem of technologies and partners that are fully integrated with its cloud offerings. To begin with, the company is partnering with security-as-a-service vendors.
Microsoft (MSFT) will be slashing the prices of several Azure cloud services as of Oct. 1. Although Microsoft has been quoted as saying the price cuts were not made because of competitive reasons, the action seems in line with the continuing price war that competitor Google (GOOG) has said is only beginning.
Microsoft has been fairly quiet about the Cloud Solution Provider channel partner program it unveiled at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in July, but now a few more details have surfaced thanks to a blog post written by Gavriella Schuster, general manager of the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Group.
Amazon Web Services notified customers on Wednesday that it would be conducting a big reboot of a substantial number of Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances between Sept. 26 (yes, today) and Sept. 30.
The use of solid state disk (SSD) storage is definitely on the rise in cloud computing as cloud services providers look for ways to offer greater performance in their virtual machines (VMs) and instances.
A recent decision by Microsoft (MSFT) to end what some are calling a "disruptive change" is irking a handful of people in the Twitterverse, but the Redmond-based company seems unphased because of alternatives its customers can use, according to an article from Redmond Magazine.
IBM has launched a new cloud resiliency center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, to provide enterprises with business continuity capabilities in the cloud to protect from natural disasters, cybercrime and other unexpected things that can knock a business out of commission.
Alert Logic is adding machine learning analytics capabilities to its security-as-a-service offerings through an OEM partnership with Prelert, which calls itself "the anomaly detection company." Through the partnership, Alert Logic will add Prelert's machine learning functions to enhance its existing capabilities for detecting threats that are designed to bypass traditional, signature-based approaches.