Source: Amazon EC2 Team “We are excited to announce the immediate availability of Cluster GPU Instances for Amazon EC2, a new instance type designed to deliver the power of GPU processing in the cloud. GPUs are increasingly being used to accelerate the performance of many general purpose computing problems. However, for many organizations, GPU processing has been out of reach due to the unique infrastructural challenges and high cost of the technology. Amazon Cluster GPU Instances remove this barrier by providing developers and businesses immediate access to the highly tuned compute performance of GPUs with no upfront investment or long-term
SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–StorSimple, a leading provider of application optimized cloud storage technology, has been named a finalist for the UP 2010 Cloud Awards in the “Most Promising Cloud Computing Company” category. The company attributes its success to the ability to offering the best-of-both worlds – the instant elastic provisioning of the cloud, that is available from anywhere with utility billing, while still being able to give users familiar applications such as Microsoft SharePoint, Exchange or Windows File Shares and Virtual Machine Libraries. StorSimple offers enterprise organizations with an application-optimized hybrid storage controller that securely integrates the Cloud into enterprise
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Why your business really needs the cloud – Part 3 Continued From Part 2 If you are running a basic, content-driven website then utilizing the cloud won’t give you much advantage. After all, your website just needs CPU power and a way to upload content and manage the application. And publishing to one of the many Virtual Private Servers (VPSes) or Shared Hosting providers will more than suffice, and can be done at much lower cost. But there are instances where startups and SMBs should only consider the cloud: Cloud computing vendors are offering excellent techniques to auto-magically scale your
Series A Investment will Support International Expansion and Extension of the Cloud Phone™ Product Portfolio LONDON, UK November 11, 2010 – Movirtu, the Cloud Phone™ company and supplier of innovative network infrastructure solutions for mobile operators servicing rural poor communities located in Africa and South Asia, today announced it has raised US$5.5 million Series A investment to support its international expansion and extend its product portfolio to high growth applications for developed markets. The investment was led by TLcom Capital LLP with the participation of existing investor Gray Ghost™ DOEN Social Ventures Coöperatief, U.A. TLcom Capital’s Managing Partner, Maurizio Caio,
SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Source: Marketwire – November 10, 2010) – Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the IT performance company, today introduced the first wide area network (WAN) optimization solution purpose-built for public cloud environments. The new Riverbed® Cloud Steelhead™ provides enterprises and government organizations with market-leading performance in a solution that is engineered for the public cloud. Cloud Steelhead was designed to easily install and scale within cloud service provider environments in order to both accelerate the migration of data to the public cloud and improve performance for applications hosted in the public cloud. With the introduction of Cloud Steelhead, Riverbed has further
2011 Cloud Computing Predictions In 2010, we have seen a transformation of skeptics from their belief that cloud computing is suited mainly for small to mid-sized business, to a general acceptance that “the cloud” is everywhere. However, we have also seen a lot of inconsistency in how to differentiate cloud-based computing from on-premise computing. As a result, there has been confusion created in the market as software vendors like Microsoft promote their cloud offerings, and CIOs of large companies claim that their private cloud has been in place for years. As I take a macro look at the industry today,
When is cloud suitable for a basic website? I recently argued that cloud is not a suitable solution for the online shops, blogs, forums and content driven sites that constitute the vast majority of the web. After all, these are websites that need nothing more than a CPU and a database, which can be provided at lower annual cost by the numerous VPS and Shared Hosting providers. But even if a shared host is more sensible for your business, you may still benefit from some short-term access to the cloud: The cloud is a great resource for testing the minimum