Rackspace has recently added some more open source talent to its cloud services and hosting team.The recent recruit is Andrew Shafer (pictured] co-founder of Puppet Labs and former VP of Engineering at CloudScaling.
SolarWinds, the IT management software provider, has released version 1.5 of the SolarWinds Synthetic End User Monitor (SeUM). The biggest change to SeUM is the addition of the Cloud Player Portal that lets users process transactions to Amazon EC2.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has introduced a new cloud-based application performance testing solution for the enterprise designed to give customers a more cost-effective way to deliver deliver high-quality applications.
Social performance management application provider Rypple has expanded its social mobile offering by releasing an Android application to help management teams and employees keep their social goals in sync and stay connected.
OS33, an IT-as-a-Service delivery platform provider for managed service providers (MSPs), has integrated its platform with Google Apps -- a cloud-based collaboration suite for individuals and business end users. Google Apps for Business launched in 2007 and now has more than 30 million users throughout 3 million different businesses.
Apprenda, the open Platform as a Service (PaaS) stack provider, has released version 3.0 of its free platform offering, Apprenda Express. The free PaaS solution is now fully-functional, something that Apprenda CEO Sinclair Schuller said that customers had been requesting.
"Our free program has always been available," Schuller said. "But some of the functions were limited and people have been pushing us to open other capabilities."
CTERA Networks has scored a major telco client in its own back yard: The Israel-based cloud storage and data protection provider has announced that Bezeq, which bills itself as Israel's largest telecommunications provider, is leveraging CTERA's cloud attached storage and appliances management
Here's some good news for enterprise customers currently using cloud storage solutions from Panzura, a global cloud storage provider for the enterprise. The company has announced a new partnership with Scality, a scale-out storage provider, through which Panzura will begin supporting the Scality RING Organic Storage infrastructure. Translation?
ASG Software Solutions, an enterprise IT software solutions and cloud orchestration services provider, has developed a new version of its ASG CloudFactory cloud provisioning solution. The biggest feature of this latest release? ASG has fully integrated the solution with its Enterprise Automation Management Suite (EAMS) that monitors and manages cloud environments.