Meraki Releases Cloud-managed Router By Kiril Kirilov of CloudTweaks San Francisco-based cloud networking company Meraki unveils the Meraki MX series cloud-managed routers, the company said in a press release. The new models MX50 and MX70 feature cloud-based centralized management, a firewall, internet gateway service, and application traffic shaping. The new routers are a step forward toward an easy-to-use cloud-based environment providing an intuitive browser-based user interface, which does not require trained specialists to operate the system The MX series is designed to offer automatic security, signature and feature upgrades as well as network-wide monitoring. The key features of the MX
Chief Executive Officer Sanjay Dhawan to Highlight Significant Market Opportunities Tied to Migrating Major Enterprise Applications to the Cloud PALO ALTO, CA and BANGALORE, INDIA–(Marketwire – January 13, 2011) – Symphony Services, a leader in software product engineering services, today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Sanjay Dhawan, will present at the upcoming 13th Annual Needham Growth Conference in New York. Dhawan will be discussing how the growing trend of migrating critical enterprise technologies to the cloud – including new mobility challenges — has translated into a large and fast-growing market opportunity for innovative software engineering specialists such as Symphony Services.
Top 25 European Cloud Computing Rising Stars: Amplidata Over the next month CloudTweaks will be presenting a series covering “25 growing cloud computing start-ups in Europe”. Some of these promising start-ups are in their initial stage of development while others are already gaining strength and market share in the global market for Cloud Computing services.We can say that most of these companies are rough diamonds that could transform into real jewels in the crown within the next several years. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Amplidata Attacks U.S. and World Cloud Market with AmpliStor Privately held Amplidata was founded in 2008 by storage industry specialists
Rackspace Hosting and Akamai Join Forces SAN ANTONIO, TX and CAMBRIDGE, MA – January 12, 2011 – Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX), the world’s leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry, and Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud optimization services, announced today a strategic relationship that will enable Rackspace to offer Akamai’s web acceleration and cloud optimization services as part of its dedicated and cloud hosting portfolio. Responding to the needs of its customers, Rackspace will work to integrate key features from Akamai such as CNAMEs, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), and CDN delivery for Cloud
Ubuntu Expands Cloud Support By David Schofield of CloudTweaks The forthcoming launch of Natty Narwhal (version 11) of Ubuntu will see the addition of OpenStack support APIs into the kernel in addition to the support that already exists for Eucalyptus and Amazon EC2 clouds. This will expand the Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud offering in the private cloud arena as well as the public. It has not yet been announced which release of OpenStack will be supported with the current Austin release due to be superseded by the Bexar release in February. The April launch will continue to push Ubuntu as one
Top 25 European Cloud Computing Rising Stars Companies: Over the next month CloudTweaks will be presenting a series covering “25 growing cloud computing start-ups in Europe”. Some of these promising start-ups are in their initial stage of development while others are already gaining strength and market share in the global market for Cloud Computing services.We can say that most of these companies are rough diamonds that could transform into real jewels in the crown within the next several years. —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Aepona Invests Smartly in Its Cloud Computing Future Development Belfast-based Aepona ranks among the fastest growing European start-ups involved in
New York & Pleasanton, California, January 11, 2011 – GigaSpaces Technologies, a leading provider of a new generation of virtualized application platforms delivering end-to-end scalability, announces that CloudTran has integrated its transaction management middleware with GigaSpaces eXtreme Application Platform (XAP). The end result is a Java-based solution that runs large database infrastructures in public, private, and hybrid cloud environments. Scalable applications require new approaches to transactional management and application architecture. GigaSpaces XAP and CloudTran provide solutions to these issues so application developers can build top-speed, large-scale applications in less time and with lower risk. “We were seeking a platform that
2011 Trends in Cloud Migration By Sunil Gupta, SVP & Head of Service Lines, Symphony Services and CloudTweaks contributor Cloud Migration was one of the key trends of 2010 and it is very likely to accelerate during 2011 and beyond. Many cloud vendors and service providers have come up with interesting solutions to facilitate this task but numerous challenges have to be dealt with and it is very important to take into consideration all implications of such migration to the cloud (being public, private or hybrid). No matter whether your application is running on-premises or in the cloud, the operations management team