CloudSigma’s IaaS Platform Challenges Amazon and Rackspace CLOUDSIGMA AG was founded in 2009 in Zurich, Switzerland and introduced its core Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solution in May 2010 with its cloud being based in the Interxion data centre in Glattbrugg near Zurich. The underlying philosophy of the company is to offer unrestricted choice of operating systems and unlimited size of servers while providing ability for easy transfer of entire drive images. No restrictions are applied on the software running on the servers and customers can select the level of access they have. Actually, CloudSigma is an IaaS platform allowing
Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: Continued From part 2 Emails from Cloud Server – Part 3 Third Party ESP as a solution to the problem: After a series of customer support discussions with the cloud service provider, we decided to go for a third party ESP for the requirement. Incidentally we found that a lot of Amazon EC2 and RackSpace Cloud Hosting customers are using third party email service for their cloud hosting. Are there any added advantages in going for third party email service providers? Yes. Is there any disadvantage in going in for them? Yes, there is. The
CohesiveFT Aims To Be A Big Player in Cloud Computing Cohesive Flexible Technologies, or CohesiveFT, can be depicted as more than a European cloud-based rising star. The London-headquartered start-up has offices in Chicago and Palo Alto and in the past three years has attracted the interest of journalists and analysts alike. Craig Heimark, Alexis Richardson, and Dwight Koop founded the company in 2006 with the idea to provide on-boarding solutions for virtual infrastructure and Cloud Computing. The company’s primary products are Elastic Server, VPN-Cubed and Context-Cubed – Private Beta. Elastic Server is a Virtual Server Life Cycle Management (VSLM) framework
The Dark Side of Cloud Computing? Botnets are based on similar principles as legitimate clouds, but serve malicious business interests. Find out more about how botnets work and the right steps after having detected infected machines within your own network. Ask who controls the most powerful computing cloud in operation and Amazon EC2 or one of their competitors springs to mind. However there are other cloud computers which exist today that can directly challenge their might, and are controlled by those with their own grand designs of profit. Botnets and their creators represent a darker side of the Internet where
Internap Unveils First Open Source Infrastructure Cloud Platform By Kiril Kirilov of CloudTweaks Atlanta-based company Internap unveiled the first open source infrastructure cloud platform called Internap XIPCloud Storage, the company said. The service is still in its beta stage but is expected to be available to the general public very soon. “Internap XIPCloud Storage takes our performance offering to the next level. We can now deliver reliable, scalable storage that can be provisioned in an instant, operating at the speed of business. Our public cloud storage service will leverage the proven benefits of the OpenStack platform combined with our own
RunMyProcess – PaaS, Scalability and Integration is the Key France’s start-up RunMyProcess was founded by Matthieu Hug, Eric Mahe and Alexandre Lachmann in 2007. The company managed to achieve recognition as a “Cool vendor” by Gartner Inc. in only a couple of years while last year Red Herring nominated the Paris-based company among the top 100 innovators in Europe. The company’s founders have solid background in IT and communications, therefore the company targeted the fast growing Cloud Computer market as its primary business. The company’s core product is its cloud-based Platform as a Service (PaaS) that utilizes business process management
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