Cloud Spectator’s Benchmark Report: Amazon vs Internap vs Rackspace Analyst firm Cloud Spectator compares performance, consistency and value between Internap AgileSERVER bare-metal cloud, Amazon Web Services EC2 and Rackspace OpenCloud ATLANTA – October 24, 2013 – Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a provider of high-performance hosting services, today announced the results of a Cloud Spectator report, “Performance Analysis: Benchmarks of Bare-Metal & Virtual Clouds,” which found that Internap’s bare-metal cloud, AgileSERVER, offers as much as an order of magnitude better performance, consistency and value when compared to similar virtual cloud configurations for Amazon Web Services Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Cloud Data Storage – File Sync On Steroids For The Enterprise Cloud storage is getting saturated, fast. How many of you use just a single, or maybe two Cloud storage services? Yes, I know. None. We all have our data flying around the Cloud. While only a few Cloud sync and storage services are positioned to become clear winners in this game, the landscape on the enterprise side is witnessing increased thirst for faster and simpler ways to store, sync and collaborate on enterprise data stored on the Cloud, be it private or public. Egnyte – an enterprise Cloud data
The demand for cloud computing is an undeniable, unavoidable trend in business IT. Business managers are hearing all about the benefits of the extensible, flexible and scalable features that the cloud offers. This puts pressure on the IT team to pull together some sort of cloud solution for the organization. However, without a clear set of benchmarks, a defined scope and a thorough assessment of needs and resources, building a cloud quickly turns into a stormy nightmare. Chuck Hollis of EMC recounts the story of what he saw at a large financial institution in a recent post on his blog.